Recently, The Mall Group held a ceremony for Thailand’s Para Asian Games participants at the The Mall Shopping Center Ngamwongwan. People in attendance included Dan Nopporn, Samak Nambut, Waniths Inthanin, Suthi Khlongrua, Suwitchai Merngprom, and Saysunee Jana. Competitors were given flowers, and spoke about their experiences.
Thailand’s 217 athletes won 107 medals at the South Korean hosted game, including 21 gold medals, 29 silver and 47 bronze while participating in sports that included archery, boccia, athletics, swimming, goalball, powerlifting, badminton, shooting, wheelchair tennis, table tennis, wheelchair fencing, 5-a-side football, wheelchair basketball, ten-pin bowling, judo. They finished sixth overall in total medals, behind China, South Korea, Japan, Iran and Uzbekistan.
The country’s most decorated competitors were Pichaya Kurattanasiri and Saichon Konjen wh both o won 2 golds, a bronze and a silver in athletics. Fellow track and field athletes Kitsana Jorchuy and Rawat Tana both won 2 golds and a silver. Phichai Boonsri and Peth Rungsri , also track and field athletes, both won a gold and a bronze medal each. Pagjiraporn Gagun and Sakphet Saewang won a pair of silver medals. Prawat Wahoram and Songwut Lamsan won a silver and a bronze. Pranaya Sekratok won 3 bronzes. Kewalin Wannaruemon won 2 bronzes and Tpat Chatyotsakorn. Swimmer Aphiwat Anghiran also won a pair of silver medals. Swimmer Voravit Kaewkhom won 4 bronzes. Somchai Doungkaew and Sutat Sawattarn won a silver and a bronze.