Thailand at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Thailand at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  THA
NOC Olympic Committee of Thailand
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At the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 42 in 11 sports
Rank: 37
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Thailand competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 42 competitors, 39 men and 3 women, took part in 33 events in 11 sports.[1]

The country won their first Olympic medal, a bronze for boxing's Payao Poontarat. It became the third Southeast Asian country to win the first Olympic medal after the Philippines (won a bronze for swimming in 1928) and Singapore (won a silver in 1960 in weightlifting). It took 20 years until Thailand won its first gold medal in Atlanta, also in the boxing.



Results by event[edit]

Archery pictogram.svg Archery[edit]

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Am. Kaewbaidhoon — 2282 points (→ 18th place)

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]

Men's 4x100 metres Relay

  • Heat — 40.53s
  • Semi Finals — 40.68s (→ did not advance)

Boxing pictogram.svg Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (–48 kg)
Men's Flyweight (–51 kg)

Cycling (road) pictogram.svg Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint (Scratch)

Diving pictogram.svg Diving[edit]

Fencing pictogram.svg Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, all men, represented Thailand in 1976.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Judo pictogram.svg Judo[edit]

Sailing pictogram.svg Sailing[edit]

Shooting pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]

Swimming pictogram.svg Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting pictogram.svg Weightlifting[edit]


  1. ^ "Thailand at the 1976 Summer Games". Retrieved 2011-04-16. 

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