Thai delegation back home to warm welcome today
published : 11 Sep 2012 at 00:00
newspaper section: Sports
The Thai contingent will arrive home today and join a welcome party hosted by the government.
They will join a parade from Victory Monument to the Grand Hyatt Erawan hotel where Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will preside over the government's reception party for them.
Thailand won eight medals _ four golds, two silvers and two bronzes _ at the 2012 London Paralympics.
They were 31st in the medal standings and fifth among Asian nations behind China (95 golds), Iran (10), South Korea (nine) and Japan (five).
The Thai champions were boccia star Pattaya Tadtong, who won two golds in individual and team events, fencer Saysunee Jana and table tennis player Rungroj Thainiyom.