Thailand National Games

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Thailand National Games
ThaiNationalGames Logo.png
First event 1967 Thailand National Games in  Bangkok,Thailand
Occur every 1 year
Last event 2015 Thailand National Games in File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan,Thailand
Purpose Sports for elite athletes in Thailand
Headquarters Bang Kapi,Bangkok,Thailand
Governor Sakol Wannapong
Website sat.or.th

The Thailand National Games , also known as (Thai: การแข่งขันกีฬาแห่งชาติ) is a National multi-sport event held every two years among athletes from all over Thailand. The Games were regulated by the Organization of the Sport of Thailand (OST) from the first Games in Bangkok, Thailand, until the 1967 Games. Since the 1985 Games they have been organized by the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT), after the breakup of the Organization of the Sport of Thailand. The Games are recognized by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports are described as the largest multi-sport event in Thailand.

In its history, Twenty-five nations have hosted the Asian Games. Seventy-seven provinces have participated in the Games, including Bueng Kan, which was the latest participant in 2011.

The last Games was held in Nakhon Sawan, Thailand from 12 to 21 December 2015.

History[edit]

Formation[edit]

Thailand National Games, formerly known as "Thailand Regional Games" organized by the Organization of the Sport of Thailand (OST; Currently, the Sports Authority of Thailand; SAT) to qualified Thai atheletes to 1967 Southeast Asian Peninsular Games held in Bangkok, Thailand. The first Thailand Regional Games held in Bangkok from 1 to 5 November 1967, the competition was represented from five regions. After that, The fifth Thailand Regional Games was added from 5 to 10 regions by Bangkok moved from the Region 1 to the Region 10.

In 1984, the Organization of the Sport of Thailand committee was renamed to "Thailand National Games" and used in 1985 Games, with changed the objective of the Thailand National Games to make the strengthen of Thai sport.

On 23 February 1999, the Thai cabinet agreed with Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) was to hosted the Thailand National Games every two years in 2002, 2004 and 2006, the games was represented from 10 regions to 76 provinces

However, the Thai cabinet in 2006 agreed with Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) was to hosted the Thailand National Games every year from two years in 2007, because to continuation in the development of the Thai sport but also represented by the provinces.

On 26 July 2013, the Thai cabinet assembled at the Sports Authority of Thailand congress and agreed that the Thailand National Games should be held every two years instead of one year beginning 2018 onwards, because at present time, many national and international events affect the rehearse and budget needed to send the athletes to the events.

Crisis[edit]

In 1978 Games was postponed by the 1978 Udon Thani floods because the publics was afflicted to shortage the consumer goods and needed time to restore the conditions after the flood, until the Udon Thani 1978 Organising Committee was postponed this competition from October 1978 to January 1979.

In 2011 Games was postponed by the 2011 Thailand floods because the publics was afflicted to shortage the consumer goods and needed time to restore the conditions after the flood and the atheletes wasn't rehearse to this event, until the Khon Kaen 2011 Organising Committee was postponed this competition from November 2011 to March 2012.

In 2015 Games was postponed the opening ceremony from 11 December 2015 to 12 December 2015, by Bike for dad ปั่นเพื่อพ่อ event.

Royal Flame[edit]

Royal Flame is the flame from His Majesty the King to ligt the cauldron during competition. The flame was introduced at the 1967 Thailand Regional Games in Bangkok. The Organizing committee must contact the Office of His Majesty's Principal Private Secretary to receive the flame. After His Majesty the King knew the contact, the governor of the host will receive the flame from the His Majesty the King at the palace.

The flame was lit at Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram in Bangkok once a year. This flame use for the royal ceremony, cremation ceremony or the sport event ceremony include the Southeast Asian Games, Asian Games, Summer Universiade etc.

Participation[edit]

Regions[edit]

In history, the Thailand Regional Games and Thailand National Games were competition by the region. The 1967 Thailand Regional Games' competitors were from five regions in sixty-nine provinces by the Region 1 from Northern provinces, Region 2 from Northeastern provinces, Region 3 from Central provinces, Region 4 from Bangkok and Eastern provinces and Region 5 from Southern provinces.

Regions in 1967
Regions Provinces List
1 17 23x15px Chiang Mai 23x15px Chiang Rai File:KamphaengPhet.jpg Kamphaeng Phet File:Lampang.jpg Lampang File:Lumphun.jpg Lamphun File:MaeHongSon.jpg Mae Hong Son File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan File:Nan(Province).jpg Nan File:Phetchabun.jpg Phetchabun File:Phayao.jpg Phayao File:Phrae.jpg Phrae File:Phichit.jpg Phichit File:Phitsanulok.jpg Phitsanulok File:Sukhothai(Flag).jpg Sukhothai File:Tak(Province).jpg Tak File:Uttaradit.jpg Uttaradit File:Uthai Thani.jpg Uthai Thani
2 15 23x15px Buriram 23x15px Chaiyaphum File:Kalasin.jpg Kalasin File:KhonKaen.jpg Khon Kaen File:Loei.jpg Loei File:MahaSarakham.jpg Maha Sarakham File:NakhonPhanom.jpg Nakhon Phanom File:NakhonRatchasima.jpg Nakhon Ratchasima File:NongKhai.jpg Nong Khai File:RoiEt.jpg Roi Et File:SakonNakhon.jpg Sakon Nakhon File:Sisaket.jpg Sisaket File:Surin(Province).jpg Surin File:Ubon Ratchathani.jpg Ubon Ratchathani File:Udonthani.jpg Udon Thani
3 16 File:AngThong.jpg Ang Thong 23x15px Chai Nat File:Kanchanaburi.jpg Kanchanaburi File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi File:NakhonPathom.jpg Nakhon Pathom File:Nonthaburi(flag).jpg Nonthaburi File:PathumThani.jpg Pathum Thani File:PhraNakhonSiAyutthaya.jpg Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya File:Phetchaburi.jpg Phetchaburi File:PrachuapKhiriKhan.png Prachuap Khiri Khan File:Ratchaburi.jpg Ratchaburi File:SamutSakhon.jpg Samut Sakhon File:SamutSongkhram.jpg Samut Songkhram File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi File:Saraburi.jpg Saraburi File:Singburi.jpg Singburi
4 9  Bangkok 23x15px Chachoengsao 23x15px Chanthaburi File:Chonburi.jpg Chonburi File:NakhonNayok.jpg Nakhon Nayok File:Phrachinburi.jpg Phrachinburi File:Rayong.jpg Rayong File:SamutPrakan.jpg Samut Prakan File:Trat(Province).jpg Trat
5 14 File:Chumphon.jpg Chumphon File:Krabi.jpg Krabi File:NakhonSiThammarat.jpg Nakhon Si Thammarat File:Narathiwat.jpg Narathiwat File:Pattani.jpg Pattani File:PhangNga.jpg Phang Nga File:Phatthalung.jpg Phatthalung File:Phuket.jpg Phuket File:Ranong.jpg Ranong File:Satun.jpg Satun File:Songkhla.jpg Songkhla File:Surat Thani.jpg Surat Thani File:Trang.jpg Trang File:Yala(flag).jpg Yala
Regions in 1968
Regions Provinces List
1 9 File:AngThong.jpg Ang Thong  Bangkok 23x15px Chai Nat File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi File:Nonthaburi(flag).jpg Nonthaburi File:PathumThani.jpg Pathum Thani File:PhraNakhonSiAyutthaya.jpg Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya File:Saraburi.jpg Saraburi File:Singburi.jpg Singburi
2 8 23x15px Chachoengsao 23x15px Chanthaburi File:Chonburi.jpg Chonburi File:NakhonNayok.jpg Nakhon Nayok File:Phrachinburi.jpg Phrachinburi File:Rayong.jpg Rayong File:SamutPrakan.jpg Samut Prakan File:Trat(Province).jpg Trat
3 6 23x15px Buriram 23x15px Chaiyaphum File:NakhonRatchasima.jpg Nakhon Ratchasima File:Sisaket.jpg Sisaket File:Surin(Province).jpg Surin File:Ubon Ratchathani.jpg Ubon Ratchathani
4 9 File:Kalasin.jpg Kalasin File:KhonKaen.jpg Khon Kaen File:Loei.jpg Loei File:MahaSarakham.jpg Maha Sarakham File:NakhonPhanom.jpg Nakhon Phanom File:NongKhai.jpg Nong Khai File:RoiEt.jpg Roi Et File:SakonNakhon.jpg Sakon Nakhon File:Udonthani.jpg Udon Thani
5 8 23x15px Chiang Mai 23x15px Chiang Rai File:Lampang.jpg Lampang File:Lumphun.jpg Lamphun File:MaeHongSon.jpg Mae Hong Son File:Nan(Province).jpg Nan File:Phayao.jpg Phayao File:Phrae.jpg Phrae
6 9 File:KamphaengPhet.jpg Kamphaeng Phet File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan File:Phetchabun.jpg Phetchabun File:Phichit.jpg Phichit File:Phitsanulok.jpg Phitsanulok File:Sukhothai(Flag).jpg Sukhothai File:Tak(Province).jpg Tak File:Uttaradit.jpg Uttaradit File:Uthai Thani.jpg Uthai Thani
7 8 File:Kanchanaburi.jpg Kanchanaburi File:NakhonPathom.jpg Nakhon Pathom File:Phetchaburi.jpg Phetchaburi File:PrachuapKhiriKhan.png Prachuap Khiri Khan File:Ratchaburi.jpg Ratchaburi File:SamutSakhon.jpg Samut Sakhon File:SamutSongkhram.jpg Samut Songkhram File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi
8 7 File:Chumphon.jpg Chumphon File:Krabi.jpg Krabi File:NakhonSiThammarat.jpg Nakhon Si Thammarat File:PhangNga.jpg Phang Nga File:Phuket.jpg Phuket File:Ranong.jpg Ranong File:Surat Thani.jpg Surat Thani
9 7 File:Narathiwat.jpg Narathiwat File:Pattani.jpg Pattani File:Phatthalung.jpg Phatthalung File:Satun.jpg Satun File:Songkhla.jpg Songkhla File:Trang.jpg Trang File:Yala(flag).jpg Yala
Regions in 1972
Regions Provinces List
1 8 File:AngThong.jpg Ang Thong 23x15px Chai Nat File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi File:Nonthaburi(flag).jpg Nonthaburi File:PathumThani.jpg Pathum Thani File:PhraNakhonSiAyutthaya.jpg Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya File:Saraburi.jpg Saraburi File:Singburi.jpg Singburi
2 8 23x15px Chachoengsao 23x15px Chanthaburi File:Chonburi.jpg Chonburi File:NakhonNayok.jpg Nakhon Nayok File:Phrachinburi.jpg Phrachinburi File:Rayong.jpg Rayong File:SamutPrakan.jpg Samut Prakan File:Trat(Province).jpg Trat
3 7 23x15px Buriram 23x15px Chaiyaphum File:NakhonRatchasima.jpg Nakhon Ratchasima File:Sisaket.jpg Sisaket File:Surin(Province).jpg Surin File:Ubon Ratchathani.jpg Ubon Ratchathani File:Yasothon.jpg Yasothon
4 9 File:Kalasin.jpg Kalasin File:KhonKaen.jpg Khon Kaen File:Loei.jpg Loei File:MahaSarakham.jpg Maha Sarakham File:NakhonPhanom.jpg Nakhon Phanom File:NongKhai.jpg Nong Khai File:RoiEt.jpg Roi Et File:SakonNakhon.jpg Sakon Nakhon File:Udonthani.jpg Udon Thani
5 8 23x15px Chiang Mai 23x15px Chiang Rai File:Lampang.jpg Lampang File:Lumphun.jpg Lamphun File:MaeHongSon.jpg Mae Hong Son File:Nan(Province).jpg Nan File:Phayao.jpg Phayao File:Phrae.jpg Phrae
6 9 File:KamphaengPhet.jpg Kamphaeng Phet File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan File:Phetchabun.jpg Phetchabun File:Phichit.jpg Phichit File:Phitsanulok.jpg Phitsanulok File:Sukhothai(Flag).jpg Sukhothai File:Tak(Province).jpg Tak File:Uttaradit.jpg Uttaradit File:Uthai Thani.jpg Uthai Thani
7 8 File:Kanchanaburi.jpg Kanchanaburi File:NakhonPathom.jpg Nakhon Pathom File:Phetchaburi.jpg Phetchaburi File:PrachuapKhiriKhan.png Prachuap Khiri Khan File:Ratchaburi.jpg Ratchaburi File:SamutSakhon.jpg Samut Sakhon File:SamutSongkhram.jpg Samut Songkhram File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi
8 7 File:Chumphon.jpg Chumphon File:Krabi.jpg Krabi File:NakhonSiThammarat.jpg Nakhon Si Thammarat File:PhangNga.jpg Phang Nga File:Phuket.jpg Phuket File:Ranong.jpg Ranong File:Surat Thani.jpg Surat Thani
9 7 File:Narathiwat.jpg Narathiwat File:Pattani.jpg Pattani File:Phatthalung.jpg Phatthalung File:Satun.jpg Satun File:Songkhla.jpg Songkhla File:Trang.jpg Trang File:Yala(flag).jpg Yala
10 1  Bangkok

Provinces[edit]

On 23 February 1999, the Thai cabinet agreed with Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) was to hosted the Thailand National Games every two years in 2002, 2004 and 2006, the games was represented from 10 regions to 76 provinces

Sports[edit]

Editions[edit]

Year Games Host City Dates Teams Athletes Sports Top Medalling
Team
1967 I  Bangkok 1–5 November 5 716 16
1968 II 23x15px Chiang Mai 3-9 December 9 1700 14
1969 III File:Songkhla.jpg Songkhla 24–30 November 9 1800 11
1970 IV File:NakhonRatchasima.jpg Nakhon Ratchasima 1-7 November 9 1800 12
1971 V File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan 2-8 December 9 1901 13
1972 VI File:Ratchaburi.jpg Ratchaburi 2-8 December 10 2167 13
1973 VII File:NakhonSiThammarat.jpg Nakhon Si Thammarat 23-29 August 10 2485 14
1974 VIII File:Chonburi.jpg Chonburi 3-9 December 10 2485 15
1975 IX File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi 28 November-4 December 10 2504 14
1976 X File:Udonthani.jpg Udon Thani 4-10 December 10 2480 14
1977 XI File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi 11-17 December 10 2567 14
1979 XII File:Ubon Ratchathani.jpg Ubon Ratchathani 24-30 January 10 2508 14
1979 XIII File:Lampang.jpg Lampang 23-29 December 10 2528 14
1981 XIV File:Pattani.jpg Pattani 22-28 March 10 2470 14
1981 XV File:Udonthani.jpg Udon Thani 22-28 November 10 2508 14
1982 XVI File:Phuket.jpg Phuket 19-25 December 10 2779 15
1984 XVII File:Phitsanulok.jpg Phitsanulok 22-28 January 10 2709 15
1985 XVIII 23x15px Chiang Rai 20-26 January 10 2652 15
1986 XIX 23x15px Chanthaburi 14-20 February 10 2804 16
1987 XX File:RoiEt.jpg Roi Et 23-29 January 10 2898 16
1987 XXI File:Lopburi.jpg Lopburi 18-24 December 10 3088 18
1989 XXII File:Songkhla.jpg Songkhla 22-28 March 10 2943 17
1990 XXIII 23x15px Chiang Mai 4-10 March 10 3179 19
1991 XXIV File:PhraNakhonSiAyutthaya.jpg Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya 17-23 March 10 3185 17
1992 XXV File:KhonKaen.jpg Khon Kaen 12-18 July 10 3365 20
1993 XXVI File:Surat Thani.jpg Surat Thani 24-31 July 10 3611 20
1994 XXVII File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi 19-26 November 10 3744 21
1995 XXVIII File:Surat Thani.jpg Surat Thani 16-23 June 10 3944 21
1995 XXIX File:Trang.jpg Trang 19-26 December 10 3902 21
1997 XXX File:Sisaket.jpg Sisaket 8-15 December 10 4172 24
1998 XXXI File:Rayong.jpg Rayong 6-15 July 10 4180 26
2000 XXXII  Bangkok 9-20 December 76 5664 45  Bangkok
2002 XXXIII 23x15px Chiang Mai 13-24 December 76 8940 34  Bangkok
2004 XXXIV File:Ratchaburi.jpg Ratchaburi 18-28 December 76 8212 34  Bangkok
2006 XXXV File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi 9-19 September 76 9327 33 File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi
2007 XXXVI File:NakhonSiThammarat.jpg Nakhon Si Thammarat 15-25 September 76 9991 31  Bangkok
2008 XXXVII File:Phitsanulok.jpg Phitsanulok 14-24 December 76 10882 33  Bangkok
2009 XXXVIII File:Trang.jpg Trang 9-19 September 76 12005 35  Bangkok
2010 XXXIX File:Chonburi.jpg Chonburi 9-19 December 76 13614 39  Bangkok
2012 XL File:KhonKaen.jpg Khon Kaen 3-13 March 77 12561 39  Bangkok
2012 XLI 23x15px Chiang Mai 9-19 December 77 13748 40  Bangkok
2014 XLII File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi 5-15 January 77 13748 42 File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi
2014 XLIII File:NakhonRatchasima.jpg Nakhon Ratchasima 9-19 December 77 44 File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi
2015 XLIV File:NakhonSawan.jpg Nakhon Sawan 12-21 December 77 43 File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi

Gold medal tally[edit]

Country Champions 1st Years
 Bangkok 38 times
File:Suphanburi(flag).jpg Suphanburi 4 times 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015

References[edit]

External links[edit]