Pattaya Tadtong was part of the Thai team that defended its BC1-2 team title at Rio 2016, but finished Latin America’s first Paralympics without an individual medal.
He began playing boccia aged 18 after attempting Para sports at a school for people with an impairment in Khon Kaen, Thailand.
He was the first Thai boccia player to bring home a Paralympic medal, when he claimed a bronze medal at Athens 2004.
At London 2012, he won a gold medal over Great Britain’s star David Smith in the individual BC1 class.
In 2014, he earned a the Asian Para Games title in Incheon, South Korea.
He began the 2016 season with a world title in March, but was knocked out in the quarter-finals in Rio by eventual champion Smith.
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|Mixed Team BC1-2||Semifinal||2012-09-03||202|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Quarterfinal||2012-09-03||303|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Gold Medal Match||2012-09-04||101|
|Mixed Individual BC1||1/8th final||2012-09-05||403|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Quarterfinal||2012-09-06||302|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Semifinal||2012-09-07||201|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Gold Medal Match||2012-09-08||101|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Pool A||2016-09-10||3|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Pool A||2016-09-10||1|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Pool A - Standings||2016-09-10||1|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Quarterfinal||2016-09-11||1|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Semifinal||2016-09-11||1|
|Mixed Team BC1-2||Gold Medal Match||2016-09-12||1|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Pool A||2016-09-13||1|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Pool A||2016-09-14||3|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Pool A||2016-09-14||5|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Pool A - Standings||2016-09-14||1|
|Mixed Individual BC1||Quarterfinal||2016-09-15||1|