There were 37 Thai athletes participating in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and three of them brought medals back home. Here are our winners;
1. Pimsiri Sirikaew, 22 won silver medal in women’s weightlifting.
2. Chanatip Sonkham , 21 won bronze medal in women’s taekwondo 49kg.
3. Kaew Pongprayoon, 32 won silver medal in men’s Light Flyweight Boxing 49 kg.
During Olympics I wrote a post teaching words of encouragement which can be used in everyday life too:)
Learn Thai with Mod’s VOCAB
กีฬา [gii-laa] sport
เหรียญ [rĭan] medal
เหรียญทอง [rĭan tong] gold medal
เหรียญเงิน [rĭan ngern] silver medal
เหรียญทองแดง [rĭan tong-daeng] bronze medal
ชนะ [chá-ná] win
แพ้ [páe] lose
Did you watch the Olympics and support Thailand?
I really did want Kaeo Pongprayoon to win gold! After the fight he was so angry with himself, but he should be so proud he got a medal at least. He’s a great boxer, but his opponent had the edge.
Don’t wanna smart ass but I’m fairly certain it should be ‘heroes’, shouldn’t it?
And I did watch the olympics and cheered for Thailand when my home country didn’t participate in the same events 😉
ํYou are right! Thank you for correcting my error, and thanks for reading my post:)