Air Chief Marshal Phanpakdee Pattanakul, Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force Presided over the award ceremony for sports personnel of the Royal Thai Air Force. Participating in the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China To express gratitude and build morale for the athletes. As well as all involved parties working together to develop the sports of the Air Force towards excellence, with Ms. Montira Pattanakul, President of the Air Force Wives Association senior military officer Chairman of the Air Force Sports Department Subcommittee and the Air Force Wives Association participated in the ceremony on October 19, 2023 at the Air Force Lounge. Air Force Headquarters
by Air Force Commander Certificates and awards were given to 19 Air Force athletes who received medals from the 19th Asian Games (Hangzhou Games), which had medals as follows:
Five gold medals, including women's taekwondo, 49 kilograms, sepak takraw, men's and women's individual teams. and the men's and women's sepak takraw teams
Two silver medals: Women's Amateur Boxing, 66 kg., and Women's Athletics, 4×100 Meter Relay.
Three bronze medals: women's taekwondo, 57 kilograms category, women's indoor volleyball team and women's badminton team
And in this regard, morale-boosting awards were given to all Air Force sports personnel who participated in this competition as well.
In addition, the Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force He also praised and congratulated all athletes for their dedication, physical and mental strength, and diligence in training and maintaining strict discipline. Until bringing fame to the nation and the Air Force as well as the Thai people It is also a good example to inspire. To the youth who will grow up to be the main force of the nation. The Royal Thai Air Force is ready to support sports so that sports can be a tool for developing potential and providing welfare to Air Force personnel. Using sports as soft power to create "knowledge, love, unity" as well as creating understanding. and sustainable support for cooperation between the Air Force and the public sector
For the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. Held between 23 September - 8 October 2023, with Thailand ranked 8th and Air Force sports personnel. Selected to be a representative of the Thai national team. A total of 93 people traveled to participate in the Asian Games this time and competed in 16 types of sports from a total of 40 competing sports.
Source: Thai News Agency