Thailand at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Thailand competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018. Since the nation's official debut in 2002, Thai athletes had appeared in every edition of the Winter Olympic Games, with the exception of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Thailand at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Flag of Thailand.svg
IOC codeTHA
NOCNational Olympic Committee of Thailand
Websitewww.olympicthai.or.th (in Thai and English)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors4 in 2 sports
Flag bearer Mark Chanloung (opening)
Medals
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
0
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

The National Olympic Committee of Thailand fielded a team of 4 athletes, 2 men and 2 women, to compete in two sports at the Games. It was the nation's largest ever delegation sent to the Winter Olympics.[1]

CompetitorsEdit

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 1 1 2
Cross-country skiing 1 1 2
Total 2 2 4

Alpine skiingEdit

Thailand qualified one male and one female alpine skier.[2][3]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Nicola Zanon Men's giant slalom DNF
Men's slalom DNS
Alexia Arisarah Schenkel Women's giant slalom DNF
Women's slalom DNF

Cross-country skiingEdit

Thailand qualified two athletes, one male and one female.[4] Mark and Karen Chanloung are siblings are half Italian and half Thai and grew up in Gressoney-La-Trinité, Italy.[5]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Time Deficit Rank
Mark Chanloung Men's 15 km freestyle 38:40.8 +4:56.9 79
Men's 50 km classical LAP
Karen Chanloung Women's 10 km freestyle 32:30.2 +7:29.7 82
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mark Chanloung Men's sprint 3:26.12 57 did not advance

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Thais assured of 3 berths at Winter Games". Bangkok Post. Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand. 10 December 2017. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Alpine Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Thailand team to Olympic Winter Games 2018". www.ssat.or.th/. Ski and Snowboard Association of Thailand (SSAT). 11 November 2017. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  5. ^ Mahavongtrakul, Melalin (7 November 2017). "Through the snow". Bangkok Post. Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand. Retrieved 17 December 2017.