Sasithorn Hongprasert

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Sasithorn Hongprasert
Personal information
Nationality Thailand
Born (1984-06-13) 13 June 1984 (age 35)
Bangkok, Thailand
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
SportShooting
Event(s)10 m air rifle (AR40)
50 m rifle 3 positions (STR3X20)

Sasithorn Hongprasert (Thai: ศศิธร หงษ์ประเสริฐ; born June 13, 1984 in Bangkok) is a Thai sport shooter.[1] She won a gold medal for the rifle three positions at the 2007 Southeast Asian Games, coincidentally in her home city Bangkok, with a score of 669.5 points.[2]

Hongprasert represented Thailand at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she competed in two rifle shooting events, along with her teammate Thanyalak Chotphibunsin. She placed thirty-sixth out of forty-seven shooters in the women's 10 m air rifle, with a total score of 390 points.[3] Nearly a week later, Hongprasert competed for her second event, 50 m rifle 3 positions, where she was able to shoot 191 targets in a prone position, 185 in standing, and 190 in kneeling, for a total score of 565 points, finishing only in forty-first place.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sasithorn Hongprasert". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  2. ^ Lim, Teik Huat (30 November 2007). "Shooting: Outdoor atmosphere costs Nur Suryani a second gold". The Associated Press. The Star Online (Malaysia). Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions Qualification". NBC Olympics. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2013.

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