Thailand at the Olympics

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Thailand at the
Olympics
Flag of Thailand.svg
IOC codeTHA
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Thailand
Websitewww.olympicthai.or.th (Thai) (English)
Medals
Gold
9
Silver
8
Bronze
16
Total
33
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

Thailand was first at the Olympic Games in 1952. They have been in every Summer Olympic Games since then. They were not in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Thailand has been in the Winter Olympic Games since 2002. Only one person, Prawat Nagvajara, has competed for Thailand in the Winter Olympics.

Thai athletes have won a total of twenty-one medals, mostly in boxing. In 2008 Thailand won 8 medals, their best so far. The National Olympic Committee for Thailand was formed in 1948 and recognized in 1950.[1]

Medalists[change | change source]

Medal Name Games Sport Event
33 Bronze Payao Poontarat 1976 Montreal Boxing Men's light flyweight
22 Silver Dhawee Umponmaha 1984 Los Angeles Boxing Men's light welterweight
33 Bronze Phajol Moolsan 1988 Seoul Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Arkhom Chenglai 1992 Barcelona Boxing Men's welterweight
11 Gold Somluck Kamsing 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's featherweight
33 Bronze Vichairachanon Khadpo 1996 Atlanta Boxing Men's bantamweight
11 Gold Wijan Ponlid 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's flyweight
33 Bronze Pornchai Thongburan 2000 Sydney Boxing Men's light middleweight
33 Bronze Khassaraporn Suta 2000 Sydney Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
11 Gold Manus Boonjumnong 2004 Athens Boxing Men's light welterweight
11 Gold Udomporn Polsak 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
11 Gold Pawina Thongsuk 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 75 kg
22 Silver Worapoj Petchkoom 2004 Athens Boxing Men's bantamweight
33 Bronze Suriya Prasathinphimai 2004 Athens Boxing Men's middleweight
33 Bronze Yaowapa Boorapolchai 2004 Athens Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
33 Bronze Aree Wiratthaworn 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 48 kg
33 Bronze Wandee Kameaim 2004 Athens Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
11 Gold Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon 2008 Beijing Weightlifting Women's 53 kg
11 Gold Somjit Jongjohor 2008 Beijing Boxing Flyweight
22 Silver Buttree Puedpong 2008 Beijing Taekwondo Women's 49 kg
22 Silver Manus Boonjumnong 2008 Beijing Boxing Light welterweight
22 Silver Pimsiri Sirikaew 2012 London Weightlifting Women's 58 kg
22 Silver Kaeo Pongprayoon 2012 London Boxing Men's light flyweight
33 Bronze Chanatip Sonkham 2012 London Taekwondo Women's 49 kg

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Olympic Committee of Thailand". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2007-12-18.

Other websites[change | change source]

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