Thai athletes hope for 15 gold medals at the 2022 Hangzhou Games.

During "Cheer for Thailand with all your heart, 19th Asian Games, Hangzhou Games 2022," the Thai national team sent 940 athletes to compete in 40 sports, hoping to win 15 gold medals.

If looking back at the performance of the Thai national team athletes in the last 3 Asian Games, starting with the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China in 2010, the Thai national team won 9th place with 11 gold medals. 9 silver medals, 32 bronze medals, 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea in 2014, won 6th place with a performance of 12 gold medals, 7 silver medals, 28 bronze medals, and most recently, the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta. and the city of Palembang of Indonesia in 2018, ranked 12th with 11 gold medals, 16 silver medals, 46 bronze medals, which was considered the Asian Games in which Thailand dropped to 2nd place in ASEAN, being overtaken by host Indonesia, rising to 4th place, grabbing 31 medals. gold

In the 2022 Hangzhou Games, a team of 940 Thai athletes traveling to compete for the gold medal have continued to train and compete to gain experience. There are 48 Thai sports associations that have participated in 40 sports in Hangzhou. Zhou game this time The readiness and expectations for the medals have been revealed. At the 19th Meet the Press Asian Games organized by the Sports Journalists and Photographers Association of Thailand At the end of last August The goal is to win 15 gold medals, 11 silver medals, and 36 bronze medals. Looking at the hope of winning a gold medal that is almost 100% certain for the Thai athletes. It must be given to "Nong Tennis" Panipak Wongpattanakit, the number 1 female taekwondo player in the world, the former champion. and the Olympic gold medal of the 2020 Tokyo Games, which hopes to defend its championship in its final pursuit of the Asian Games gold medal. If not injured Or if your form is out, you shouldn't miss this gold medal that will be competed on the 25th.

Another type of sport that should not be missed is Sepak Takraw, which has performed well in the last 3 Asian Games, sweeping all 4 gold medals, which this Hangzhou Games. Takraw Sports Association of Thailand who recently lost Maj. Gen. Charuek Areerakaran President of the Takraw Sports Association of Thailand The goal is to sweep all 4 gold medals again. To commemorate and honor the deceased former boss.

In addition, the popular sport that is the hope for winning gold medals for Thai athletes in the Hangzhou Games is badminton, with "View" Kulwut Wititsan, the most recent world champion men's singles badminton player. Who decided to withdraw from the China Open and Hong Kong Open to prepare the body for the gold medal at the Asian Games.

While international boxing aims for 1 gold medal, weightlifting won the gold medal at the last Asian Games. Since the 2006 Asian Games, the Doha Games, we have had to compete with the mighty players from China, South Korea, Vietnam, Indonesia, shooting, hoping for 2 gold medals, and athletics, hoping for a gold medal from the track category. Specifically, the men's and women's 4×100 meters and field and volleyball sections. Especially the women's indoor volleyball team. who recently won the Asian Championship and women's beach volleyball teams I secretly hope for a coin. It must be hoped that the Thai athletes will perform as planned and better than the previous Asian Games. Including regaining the number 1 position in ASEAN from Indonesia.

Source: Thai News Agency

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