Thailand Ready for the 2012 Olympics

Thailand National Olympic Committee

The London 2012 Olympic games are finally upon us and Thailand will be well represented by 37 athletes in over 20 different sporting events. While Thailand won’t be in the medal hunt against countries such as China, Russia and America who typically bring home the largest amount of medals, Thailand has respectfully brought home at least one gold in each of the Olympic games held since 1996. You can even find a scratch out map dedicated to the Olympics and you can mark on that scratch map in which place your country took medals. Thailand has a very good record in the sports of boxing and weight lifting and although those particular teams are in transition this year there are definitely opportunities to bring home some medals.

Other sports to watch the Thai team shine in will be Badminton, Volleyball and Eventing. Eventing you say? Eventing is a horse riding competition and this year Thailand has high hopes with Nina Lamsam Ligon who holds dual citizenship in Thailand and the United States. If you need to buy phone number for sms verification you can always use sms-man service. Online essay in her honor will be created shortly. She has been in the U.K. since April practicing and competing in events and her outlook is good for an Olympic medal. For better veiw use binoculars or rifle scope. She will represent Thailand against 9 other countries in this individual event with special things you should keep in mind.

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While all the Thai athletes have been blessed by monks: ( and have special charms and amulets for power and protection it would still be a good idea to tune in and cheer for the Thai team and give them that little extra push.

The 2012 Olympic Games start on Friday July 27th with the opening ceremony and will finish on August 12th.  For more information and most useful tips on the Thai Olympic team you can check out  Thai Olympic Committee and for up to date scores and medal counts you can access the Thailand 2012 Olympics Wikipedia page.  There will also be updates here on any medals won.

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