The 14th annual 2016 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament organised by Antara Hotels, Resorts and Spas was sponsored by Audemars Piguet. Held in Bangkok, the tournament witnessed 10 teams from across the world, including the Audemars Piguet team, showcasing their mastery of the sport. It ended on March 13, 2016.
The Audemars Piguet team bagged the third position, while Rueang Chang came second. King Power Duty Free emerged as the champion. The final match was presided over by the King of Thailand’s Royal representative.
As part of the proceedings, the event included a barbecue-style charity auction dinner, which was held on March 12. Audemars Piguet participated in the auction by offering the Royal Oak Offshore Chronograph, impressive in its vintage safari charm. The piece fetched THB 920,000 at the auction. The distinguished guests at the event, who were also part of the charity auction dinner, got to watch the games and were given an opportunity to interact with the elephants.
The results of the 2016 King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament are as follows:
1. King Power Duty Free
2. Rueang Chang
3. Audemars Piguet & Citi Team (draw)
4. PricewaterhouseCoopers New Zealand All Blacks & Johnnie Walker Blue Label (draw)
6. Anantara Arabian Knights
7. Casillero Del Diablo
8. Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spa