51 Thai athletes from 17 sports heading to ‘2024 Olympic Games’ in Paris

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The Thai delegation to the Paris Olympics includes 51 athletes from 17 sports, making it the largest contingent from Southeast Asia.

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has encouraged Thai athletes heading to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris to give their best performances, pledging increased government support for national athletes. During a gathering at Government House with athletes and officials, the premier promised more funding and post-career support for athletes.



The Thai delegation to the Paris Olympics includes 51 athletes from 17 sports, making it the largest contingent from Southeast Asia. The group features competitors in sports ranging from badminton and boxing, with badminton fielding the largest team of nine players and boxing eight.

Highlighting the athletes’ commitment, Srettha praised their hard work and preparation, acknowledging these efforts as a national success. He underscored the importance of sportsmanship, respect for opponents, and the role of sports in fostering international goodwill and enhancing Thailand’s global image.



The prime minister also spoke with 12-year-old skateboarder Vareeraya Sukasem, the youngest Olympian in Thailand’s history. The Olympic Games are scheduled from July 26 to August 11, with Thailand competing in various sports, including athletics, cycling, and golf, among others. (NNT)

The Olympic Games are scheduled from July 26 to August 11, with Thailand competing in various sports, including athletics, cycling, and golf, among others.