Sporting heroes lauded for success | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

Sporting heroes lauded for success

Boxer Kaew, weightlifter Pimsiri and golfer Thaworn lead list of honours

- +

Amateur boxer Kaew Pongprayoon and weightlifter Pimsiri Sirikaew were yesterday named the best male and female athletes of the year by the Sport Writers' Association of Thailand, following their success at the London Olympics. 

From left, Pimsiri Sirikaew, Kaew Pongprayoon, Yodwicha Por Boonyasit and Saengmanee Sor Thienph with their trophies. PHOTO: APICHIT JINAKUL

Golfer Thawon Wiratchant took the best professional athlete award for his record-setting season.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments