Prawat Wahoram

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Prawat Wahoram
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Thailand
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 10000 m T54
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney 5000 m T54
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4×100 m T53-54
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens 4×400 m T53-54
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing 5000 m T54
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 1500 m T54
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro 5000 m T54
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens 10000 m T54
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 1500 m T54
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 4×100 m T53-54
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing 4×400 m T53-54
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 1500 m T54
Silver medal – second place 2012 London 4×400 m T53-54
Bronze medal – third place 2008 Beijing 800 m T54
IPC Athletics World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2015 Doha 4x400 m relay T53-54
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Doha 5,000 m T54

Prawat Wahoram (born 24 March 1981) is a Thai athlete and multiple Paralympic gold medallist. He competes mainly in category T54 wheelchair racing events.[1]

Biography[edit]

Prawat competed in the 2004 Summer Paralympics at various distances, the 800m, 1500m, 5000m and 10000m where he won a silver medal but it was as part of the successful Thai relay teams that he won his 2 gold medals in the 4 × 100 m and 4 × 400 m relays.[2]

Competing in wheelchair athletics, Wahoram has represented Thailand at the Paralympic Games on three occasions. He won his first medals, two gold, at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, winning the 5000 m and 10000 m races in the T54 category. At the 2004 Games, he won an individual silver in the 10000 m race, as well as two gold medals in team events.[3] At the 2008 Summer Paralympics, he won a gold (in the 5000 m), three silver and a bronze.[4]

Major result[edit]

Year Venue Events Heat Semifinal Final Rank
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Paralympic Games
2016 Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 800 m T54 N/A
1500 m T54 3:06.55 1 Q 3:00.63 1 1st, gold medalist(s)
5000 m T54 10:20.34 2 Q 11:01.71 1 1st, gold medalist(s)
Marathon T52-54
4 × 400 m T53-54
2012 United Kingdom London, United Kingdom 1500 m T54 3:11.31 2Q 3:12.32 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
5000 m T54 10:56.74 3 Q 11:08.55 5 5
4 × 400 m T53-54 3:14.29 1 q 3:13.28 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2008 China Beijing, China 800 m T54 1:38.84 Q 1:34.59 Q 1:37.12 3 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
1500 m T54 3:09.24 Q 3:00.10 PR Q 3:10.68 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
5000 m T54 10:21.31 Q N/A 10:22.38 1 1st, gold medalist(s)
Marathon T54 N/A DNS
4 × 400 m T53-54 3:15.65 2 Q 3:11.63 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
World Championships
2015 Qatar Doha, Qatar 100 m T53 15.71 3 16.22 7 7
200 m T53 26.96 2 26.97 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)
400 m T53 51.51 2 50.42 3 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
800 m T53 1:47.90 2 1:44.35 4 6
4 × 400 m T53-54 N/A 3.12.22 NR 2 2nd, silver medalist(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete profile: Prawat Wahoram". IPC. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 
  2. ^ profile on paralympic.org
  3. ^ Thailand at the Paralympics on paralympic.org
  4. ^ Medallists for Thailand, official website of the 2008 Summer Paralympics