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Thailand Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Thailand Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Thailand at 2016 Rio Olympics

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will kick-start on August 5. About 10,500 athletes are expected to participate in the Olympics. By now, 186 countries have at least one qualified athlete. Thailand is scheduled to participate in the Olympics. The first National Olympic Committee of Thailand was formed in 1948 and was acknowledged in 1950. The country has been represented in nearly every summer Olympic edition except in the 1980 Olympics held in Moscow, Russia.

Medals Won

Thailand participated in Winter Olympics in 2002. In 2008, they were represented by one athlete Prawat Nagvajara. To date, Thai athletes have won 21 medals and most of which came from boxing. Their most successful participation has been the 2004 Olympics held in Athens. This is where they won a total of eight medals.

Players to watch out for in the 2016 Olympics

Thailand has already entered four players to take part in weight lifting in the 2016 Summer Olympic tournament. Wuttichai Masuk is the first Thai boxer to take part in the Olympic after his victory in the 2015 World Championships. Chatchai Butdee and Sailom Adi, who are the 2012 Olympians, will also take part. Peamwilai Laopeam, the only Thai woman who won the Astana, Kazakhstan World Championships, will take part too.

Kunathip Yea-on will represent Thailand in Judo and will participate in +100 kg heavyweight category. Thailand has also entered three players to represent the country in table tennis: Suthasini Sawettabut, Nanthana Komwong and Padasak Tanviriyavechakul.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 16
  • Athletes Participating : 54
  • Events : 45

Thailand Olympic Athletes at 2016 Rio Olympics

S.N.Athletes NamesSports
1Witthaya ThamwongW. ThamwongArchery
2Ratchanok IntanonR. IntanonBadminton
3Porntip BuranaprasertsukP. BuranaprasertsukBadminton
4Boonsak PonsanaB. PonsanaBadminton
5Bodin IsaraB. IsaraBadminton
6Puttita SupajirakulP. SupajirakulBadminton
7Sapsiree TaerattanachaiS. TaerattanachaiBadminton
8Savitree AmitrapaiS. AmitrapaiBadminton
9Amnat RuenroengA. RuenroengBoxing
10Wuttichai MasukW. MasukBoxing
11Chatchai ButdeeC. ButdeeBoxing
12Sailom AdiS. AdiBoxing
13Peamwilai LaopeamP. LaopeamBoxing
14Amanda CarrA. CarrCycling - BMX
15Juthatip ManeephanJ. ManeephanCycling - Road
16Ariya JutanugarnA. JutanugarnGolf
17Thongchai JaideeТ. ДжайдиGolf
18Kiradech AphibarnratK. AphibarnratGolf
19Pornanong PhatlumP. PhatlumGolf
20Kunathip Yea-OnK. Yea-OnJudo
21Phuttharaksa Neegree RodenburgP. N. RodenburgRowing
22Jaruwat SaensukJ. SaensukRowing
23Siripon Kaewduang-NgamS. Kaewduang-NgamSailing
24Keerati BualongK. BualongSailing
25Kamolwan ChanyimK. ChanyimSailing
26Natthaphong PhonoppharatN. PhonoppharatSailing
27Sutiya JiewchaloemmitS. JiewchaloemmitShooting
28Tanyaporn PrucksakornT. PrucksakornShooting
29Attapon Uea-areeA. Uea-AreeShooting
30Napis TortungpanichN. TortungpanichShooting
31Pim-On KlaisubanP.O. KlaisubanShooting
32Natthanan JunkrajangN. JunkrajangSwimming
33Radomyos MatjiurR. MatjiurSwimming
34Suthasini SawettabutS. SawettabutTable tennis
35Nanthana KomwongN. KomwongTable tennis
36Padasak TanviriyavechakulP. TanviriyavechakulTable tennis
37Panipak WongpattanakitP. WongpattanakitTaekwondo
38Tawin HanprabT. HanprabTaekwondo
39Subenrat InsaengS. InsaengTrack & field
40Boonthung SrisungB. SrisungTrack & field
41Natthaya ThanaronnawatN. ThanaronnawatTrack & field
42Jane VongvorachotiJ. VongvorachotiTrack & field
43Siripuch GulnoiS. GulnoiWeightlifting
44Pimsiri SirikaewP. SirikaewWeightlifting
45Chatuphum ChinnawongC. ChinnawongWeightlifting
46Sopita TanasanS. TanasanWeightlifting
47Sukanya SrisuratS. SrisuratWeightlifting
48Sinphet KruaithongS. KruaithongWeightlifting
49Witoon MingmoonW. MingmoonWeightlifting
50Tairat BunsukT. BunsukWeightlifting
51Sarat SumpraditS. SumpraditWeightlifting

Thailand Olympic Medals Table

London 2012Summer Games0213
Beijing 2008Summer Games2204
Athens 2004Summer Games3159
Sydney 2000Summer Games1023
Atlanta 1996Summer Games1012
Barcelona 1992 Summer Games0011
Seoul 1988 Summer Games0011
Los Angeles 1984 Summer Games0101
Montreal 1976 Summer Games0011

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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