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Saralee Thungthongkam

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Captain Saralee Thungthongkam (born 13 June 1979, Thai: สราลีย์ ทุ่งทองคำ ผู้พัน หรือน.อ.ส้ม; rtgsSarali Thungthongkham) is a badminton player from Thailand. She graduated with a master's degree in communication arts from Bangkok University.

Saralee Thungthongkam
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Personal information
Nickname(s) Som ส้ม
Country  Thailand
Born 13 June 1979 (1979-06-13) (age 38)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Handedness Right
Women's & mixed doubles
Highest ranking 21 (WD) 19 September 2013
2 (XD) 11 August 2011
BWF profile

At the 2000 Summer Olympics, she reached the second round of the women's doubles with Sujitra Ekmongkolpaisarn, and the second round of the mixed doubles with Khunakorn Sudhisodhi.[1]

Thungthongkam competed in badminton at the 2004 Summer Olympics in women's doubles with partner Sathinee Chankrachangwong.[2] They defeated Denyse Julien and Anna Rice of Canada in the first round and Chikako Nakayama and Keiko Yoshimoti of Japan in the second. In the quarterfinals, Thungthongkam and Chankrachangwong lost to Zhang Jiewen and Yang Wei of China 15-2, 15-4.

Thungthongkam also competed in mixed doubles with partner Sudket Prapakamol. They had a bye in the first run and were defeated by Frederik Bergstrom and Johanna Persson of Sweden in the round of 16.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she only competed in the mixed doubles, again with Prapakamol. They reached the quarter finals, losing to the Indonesian pair of Nova Widianto and Liliyana Natsir, who went on to win the silver medal.[3]

She competed in the mixed doubles again at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she again reached the quarter finals with Prapakamol. This time they lost to Christinna Pedersen and Joachim Fischer of Denmark.[4]



  1. ^ "Saralee Thungthongkam at". Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  2. ^ "BBC Sport: Results – Badminton : doubles". bbc. 12 August 2004. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  3. ^ "Beijing 2008 – Badminton – Mixed Doubles". IOC. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "London 2012 – Badminton – Mixed Doubles". IOC. Retrieved 12 November 2014. 

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