Road to London 2012!
Have you learnt- On the 1974 Asian Video video games in Tehran (Iran), the nation's idol Anat Ratanapol obtained two Asian gold medals (100m & 200m). On the sooner Video video games in 1970 in Bangkok, Thailand, he had obtained two medals (gold and silver).
Have you learnt- Thailand's weightlifter Khassaraporn Suta obtained the bronze medal throughout the girls's 58-kilogram class on the 2000 Summer season Video video games throughout the Australian metropolis of Sydney.
Have you learnt- The Kingdom of Thailand – commonly known as Siam until 1939- is dwelling to many well-known boxers in Asia. Payao Pooltarat obtained the bronze medal, together with Orlando Maldonado (Puerto Rico), throughout the 48kg class throughout the Olympic Boxing Match throughout the Canadian metropolis of Montreal in July 1976. Twenty years later, by 1996, the nation's boxer Somluck Kamsing earned a gold Medal throughout the Olympics within the USA. Afterward, by 2000, Wijan Ponlid grew to turn out to be Olympic champ throughout the Video video games of the 27th Olympiad in Oceania, on the expense of Bulat Jumadilov (Kazakhstan), Jerome Thomas (France), and Vladimir Sidorenko (Ukraine). Within the meantime, Porchnchai Thongburan obtained the bronze medal. In 2004, Manus Boonjumnong made nationwide historic previous when he earned a gold medal throughout the Olympic Boxing Match in Athens, Greece. On the Asian Video video games in Doha (Qatar) in 2006, Boonjumnong obtained the continental title.
Have you learnt- Weightlifter Udomporn Polsak grew to turn out to be the first Thai woman to win an individual Olympic gold when she earned the Olympic title throughout the featherweight 53 kg class in 2004. Attributable to her occasion, dedication and contribution to the sports activities actions historic previous of the Kingdom of Thailand , She is an idol in Bangkok, the nation's capital.
Have you learnt- Thailand's Olympic Committee had despatched a bunch of thirty athletes to the Summer season Olympics throughout the Spanish metropolis of Barcelona in 1992. They competed in aquatics, athletics, badminton, boxing, judo, crusing, capturing, tennis, and weightlifting. Throughout the earlier Olympics in 1988, the Asian nation despatched 20 athletes to South Korea.
Sports activities actions
Have you learnt- The nation's hottest sports activities actions are basketball, boxing (along with "Thai boxing"), soccer, swimming, tennis, monitor and space, volleyball, and weightlifting.
Have you learnt- In March 1981, Bangkok hosted the XXII Beneath-20 Asian Match. This event was obtained by South Korea, adopted by Qatar (runner-up), Japan (third), Thailand (fourth), and Bangladesh (fifth).
Have you learnt- The nation's weightlifter Pawina Thongsuk broke the world report throughout the 63kg rivals on the 2005 World Championships in Doha, the capital metropolis of Qatar. A 12 months previously, she had obtained a gold medal on the 28th Olympiad in Greece.