Thailand

History

Thailand made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1952 and has competed ever since, with the exception of 1980 where it participated in the United States led boycott. The nation sends a medium size team with around 40 athletes competing in various sports.

Thailand won its first medal in 1976 and has medaled at least once in all subsequent Olympics it has participated in. In total, the nation has won 32 medals across 3 sports; 14 in boxing, 13 in weightlifting and 5 in taekwondo. The most successful athletes are boxer Manus Boonjumnong and weightlifter Pimsiri Sirikaew whom both won two medals each. Boonjumnong won gold and silver in the men’s light welterweight in 2004 and 2008 respectively. Sirikaew won two silver medals in the women’s -58kg at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics. In 2016 Thailand won a total of six medals.

Qualified Quotas

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 10000m Kieran Tuntivate

Badminton

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Singles Kantaphon Wangcharoen Kantaphon Wangcharoen
Women’s Singles Ratchanok Intanon Ratchanok Intanon
Busanan Ongbamrungphan Busanan Ongbamrungphan
Women’s Doubles Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Rawinda Prajongjai
Jongkolphan Kititharakul
Rawinda Prajongjai
Mixed Doubles Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Sapsiree Taerattanachai
Dechapol Puavaranukroh
Sapsiree Taerattanachai

Boxing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Flyweight Thitisan Panmot Thitisan Panmot
Men’s Featherweight Chatchai-decha Butdee Chatchai-decha Butdee
Women’s Flyweight Jutamas Jitpong Jutamas Jitpong
Women’s Lightweight Sudaporn Seesondee Sudaporn Seesondee
Women’s Welterweight Baison Manikon Baison Manikon

Canoeing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s C1 200m Orasa Thiangkathok Orasa Thiangkathok

Cycling

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s BMX Race Qualified Via Rankings Chutikan Kitwanitsathian
Women’s Road Race Jutatip Maneephan Jutatip Maneephan

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Eventing From Team Quota Arinadtha Chavatanont
Horse: Boleybawn Prince
From Team Quota Korntawat Samran
Horse: Bonero K
From Team Quota Weerapat Pitakanonda
Horse: Carnival March
Team Eventing Arinadtha Chavatanont
Horse: Boleybawn Prince
Korntawat Samran
Horse: Luminous
Weerapat Pitakanonda
Horse: Chateau De Versailles M
Supanut Wannakool
Horse: Tzar of Her Dreams
Arinadtha Chavatanont
Horse: Boleybawn Prince
Korntawat Samran
Horse: Bonero K
Weerapat Pitakanonda
Horse: Carnival March

Golf

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Individual Jazz Janewattananond Jazz Janewattananond
Gunn Charoenkul Gunn Charoenkul
Women’s Individual Patty Tavatanakit Patty Tavatanakit
Ariya Jutanugarn Ariya Jutanugarn

Judo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s -52kg Kachakom Warasiha Kachakom Warasiha

Rowing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s Lightweight Double Sculls Siwakorn Wongpin
Nawamin Deenoi
Siwakorn Wongpin
Nawamin Deenoi

Sailing

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s RS:X Natthapong Phonoppharat Natthapong Phonoppharat
Women’s RS:X Siripon Kaewduang-Ngam Siripon Kaewduang-Ngam
Women’s Laser Radial Kamolwan Chanyim Kamolwan Chanyim

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Isaranuudom Phurihiranphat Isaranuudom Phurihiranphat
Women’s 25m Pistol Naphaswan Yangpaiboon Naphaswan Yangpaiboon
Tanyaporn Prucksakorn Tanyaporn Prucksakorn
Women’s 10m Air Pistol Double Starter Naphaswan Yangpaiboon
Double Starter Tanyaporn Prucksakorn
Men’s Trap Savate Sresthaporn Savate Sresthaporn
Women’s Skeet Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit
Isarapa Imprasertsuk Isarapa Imprasertsuk

Table Tennis

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Singles
(1) (2)
Suthasini Sawettabut Suthasini Sawettabut
Orawan Paranang Orawan Paranang

Taekwondo

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s -58kg Ramnarong Sawekwiharee Ramnarong Sawekwiharee
Women’s -49kg Panipak Wongpattanakit Panipak Wongpattanakit