Thailand at the 1976 Summer Olympics

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Thailand at the
1976 Summer Olympics
Flag of Thailand.svg
IOC code THA
NOC National Olympic Committee of Thailand
Website www.olympicthai.or.th (in Thai) (in English)
in Montreal
Competitors 42 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 37th
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Thailand competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 42 competitors, 39 men and 3 women, took part in 33 events in 11 sports.[1]

The country won their first Olympic medal, a bronze for boxing's Payao Poontarat. It became the third Southeast Asian country to win the first Olympic medal after the Philippines (won a bronze for swimming in 1928) and Singapore (won a silver in 1960 in weightlifting). It took 20 years until Thailand won its first gold medal in Atlanta, also in the boxing.

Medalists

Bronze

Archery

Women's Individual Competition:

  • Am. Kaewbaidhoon — 2282 points (→ 18th place)

Men's Individual Competition:

Athletics

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

  • Heat — 40.53s
  • Semi Finals — 40.68s (→ did not advance)

Boxing

Men's Light Flyweight (–48 kg)
Men's Flyweight (–51 kg)

Cycling

Six cyclists represented Thailand in 1976.

Individual road race
Team time trial
Sprint
1000m time trial

Diving

Fencing

Five fencers, all men, represented Thailand in 1976.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre

Judo

Sailing

Shooting

Swimming

Weightlifting

References

  1. ^ "Thailand at the 1976 Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 12 April 2015.

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database


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