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Thailand at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Thailand competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, held in Beijing, People's Republic of China, from August 8 to August 24, 2008.

Thailand at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Thailand.svg
IOC codeTHA
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Thailand
Websitewww.olympicthai.or.th (in Thai) (in English)
in Beijing
Competitors51 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Worapoj Petchkoom (opening)
Somjit Jongjohor (closing)
Medals
Ranked 30th
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
2
Total
6
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Somjit Jongjohor Boxing Flyweight August 23
  Gold Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon Weightlifting Women's 53 kg August 10
  Silver Buttree Puedpong Taekwondo Women's 49 kg August 20
  Silver Manus Boonjumnong Boxing Light welterweight August 23
  Bronze Pensiri Laosirikul Weightlifting Women's 48 kg August 9
  Bronze Wandee Kameaim Weightlifting Women's 58 kg August 11

AthleticsEdit

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Final
Result Rank Result Rank
Siriroj Darasuriyong
Sompote Suwannarangsri
Sittichai Suwonprateep
Wachara Sondee
4 × 100 m relay 39.40 5 Did not advance
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Jutamass Tawoncharoen 100 m 11.82 8 Did not advance
Sangwan Jaksunin
Oranut Klomdee
Nongnuch Sanrat
Jutamass Tawoncharoen
4 × 100 m relay 44.38 5 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Noengrothai Chaipetch High jump 1.80 29 Did not advance
Buoban Pamang Javelin throw 56.35 28 Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Wassana Winatho Result 13.93 1.68 DNS DNF
Points 988 830 0

BadmintonEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Boonsak Ponsana Men's singles Bye   Kuncoro (INA)
L (16–21, 14–21)
Did not advance
Salakjit Ponsana Women's singles Bye   Zhang N (CHN)
L (23–21, 17–21, 7–21)
Did not advance
Sudket Prapakamol
Saralee Thungthongkam
Mixed doubles N/A   Beres /
Loker (CAN)
W (21–9, 21–9)
  Widianto /
Natsir (INA)
L (13–21, 19–21)
Did not advance

BoxingEdit

Thailand qualified eight boxers for the Olympic boxing tournament. Five boxers qualified by placing in the top eight at the 2007 World Championships.[1] Petchkoom, Manus Boonjumnong, and Chomphuphuang qualified at the first Asian qualifier.[2]

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Amnat Ruanroeng Light flyweight   Willie (PNG)
W 14–2
  Montero (DOM)
W 7–3
  Serdamba (MGL)
L 2–5
Did not advance
Somjit Jongjohor Flyweight   Valenzuela (GUA)
W 6–1
  Mammadov (AZE)
W 10–2
  Yunusov (TJK)
W 8–1
  Picardi (ITA)
W 7–1
  Laffita (CUB)
W 8–2
 
Worapoj Petchkoom Bantamweight Bye   Parrinello (ITA)
W 12:1
  León (CUB)
L 2–10
Did not advance
Sailom Adi Featherweight Bye   Chadi (ALG)
L 6–7
Did not advance
Pichai Sayotha Lightweight Bye   Baik J-S (KOR)
L 4–10
Did not advance
Manus Boonjumnong Light welterweight Bye   Kawachi (JPN)
W 8–1
  Sapiyev (KAZ)
W 7–5
  Iglesias (CUB)
W 10–5
  Díaz (DOM)
L 4–12
 
Non Boonjumnong Welterweight Bye   Abdin (EGY)
L 10–11
Did not advance
Angkhan Chomphuphuang Middleweight   Cho D-J (KOR)
W 9–3
  Kumar (IND)
L 3–13
Did not advance

CyclingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Chanpeng Nontasin Women's road race 3:51:51 61

FencingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Nontapat Panchan Individual foil N/A   Mocek (POL)
L 7–15
Did not advance
Wiradech Kothny Individual sabre Bye   Zhong M (CHN)
L 7–15
Did not advance

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Ek Boonsawad RS:X 19 15 28 25 19 24 33 20 27 26 EL 203 25
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Napalai Tansai RS:X 16 17 18 24 8 22 19 23 23 23 EL 169 20

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

ShootingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Jakkrit Panichpatikum 10 m air pistol 581 7 Q 679.0 7
50 m pistol 549 30 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Thanyalak Chotphibunsin 10 m air rifle 388 40 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 569 35 Did not advance
Sasithorn Hongprasert 10 m air rifle 390 36 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 565 41 Did not advance
Tanyaporn Prucksakorn 10 m air pistol 380 20 Did not advance
25 m pistol 582 8 Q 777.7 7
Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit Skeet 71 2 Q 92 5

SwimmingEdit

Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Natthanan Junkrajang 100 m freestyle 56.56 39 Did not advance
200 m freestyle 2:02.88 38 Did not advance
400 m freestyle DNS N/A Did not advance
Nimitta Thaveesupsoonthorn 400 m individual medley 5:02.18 37 N/A Did not advance

Table tennisEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Nanthana Komwong Women's singles Bye   Lian Q (DOM)
W 4–1
  Fukuoka (JPN)
L 0–4
Did not advance

TaekwondoEdit

Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage Bronze Medal Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Chutchawal Khawlaor Men's −58 kg   Ogoudjobi (BEN)
W 4–2
  Carneli (AUS)
W 2–0
  Pérez (MEX)
L 1–3
Bye   Chu M-Y (TPE)
L 2–4
Did not advance
Buttree Puedpong Women's −49 kg   Montejo (CUB)
W 1–0
  Tran (VIE)
W 2–1
  Contreras (VEN)
W 2–2 SUP
Bye   Wu Jy (CHN)
L (−1)–1
 
Chonnapas Premwaew Women's −57 kg   López (USA)
L 0–2
Did not advance

TennisEdit

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tamarine Tanasugarn Women's singles   Arvidsson (SWE)
L 2–6, 1–6
Did not advance

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Pongsak Maneetong −56 kg 116 10 142 10 258 10
Phaisan Hansawong −62 kg 132 7 162 5 294 5
Sitthisak Suphalak −69 kg 147 5 171 11 318 8
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Pramsiri Bunphithak −48 kg 84 DNF DNF
Pensiri Laosirikul 85 4 110 4 195  
Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon −53 kg 95 1 126 OR 1 221 OR  
Wandee Kameaim −58 kg 98 3 128 4 226  

See alsoEdit

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