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Thongsa Marasri

Powerlifting
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Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Bangkok, THA
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Thai

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 1997.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport for health reasons.
Name of coach
Woottichai Suksawate

International debut

Year
2000
Competing for
Thailand
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sydney, NSW, AUS

General interest

Hobbies
Gardening. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 48kg category at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
His first coach Sittiponh Yimcharoen. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Brazilian footballer Ronaldo. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He developed the illness, which has caused contractures to his hips, at age three. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019, 07 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games (Sydney, Australia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 3
IPC Powerlifting World Championships Kuala Lumpur 2002 (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -52 kg Final Round 2
Athens 2004 Paralympic Games (Athens, Greece)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -48 kg Final Round 2
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -56 kg Final Round 4
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 60.00kg Final 2010-07-27 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's -60 kg Final Round 2012-09-01 5
2014 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 72.00 kg MD Final 2014-04-07 6
Mexico City 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Up to 72.00kg Final 2017-12-04 8