Thailand at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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Thailand at the Olympic Games

Flag of Thailand
IOC code  THA
NOC Olympic Committee of Thailand
Website www.olympicthai.or.th (Thai) (English)
At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing
Competitors 51 in 13 sports
Flag bearer Worapoj Petchkoom (opening)
Somjit Jongjohor (closing)
Medals
Rank: 31
Gold
2
Silver
2
Bronze
0
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games

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

Medalists[edit]

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

Athletics[edit]

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

Badminton[edit]

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

Boxing[edit]

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
1
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
2
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

Cycling[edit]

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

Fencing[edit]

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

Sailing[edit]

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

Shooting[edit]

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

Swimming[edit]

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 tennis[edit]

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

Taekwondo[edit]

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
2
Chonnapas Premwaew Women's −57 kg  López (USA)
L 0–2
Did not advance

Tennis[edit]

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

Weightlifting[edit]

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 5
Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon −53 kg 95 1 126 OR 1 221 OR 1
Wandee Kameaim −58 kg 98 3 128 4 226 4

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