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Famous Athletes from Thailand

Updated June 14, 2019 16.2k views357 items

List of famous athletes from Thailand, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Thailand has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Thai athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Thailand and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Thailand then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List ranges from Tatree Seeha to Chukiat Noosarung, plus much more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Thai athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Thailand?"

You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Thailand in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1
    Tamarine Tanasugarn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Police Lieutenant Tamarine Tanasugarn (Thai: แทมมารีน ธนสุกาญจน์, RTGS: Thæmmārīn... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Udomporn Polsak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Udomporn Polsak

  • 3
    Khaosai Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Khaosai Galaxy (Thai: เขาทราย แกแล็คซี่, born, May 15, 1959) is a former Thai professional... more on Wikipedia

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    #28 of 80 Twins in Sports#152 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

  • 4
    Pawina Thongsuk is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Pawina Thongsuk (born April 18, 1979 in Si Khoraphum, Surin province) is a Thai weightlifter.... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Wandee Kameaim is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Wandee Kameaim

    Wandee Kameaim (Thai: วันดี คำเอี่ยม, born January 18, 1978) is a Thai weightlifter. At the... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Khassaraporn Suta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Khassaraporn Suta

  • 7
    Aree Wiratthaworn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Aree Wiratthaworn (Thai: อารีย์ วิรัฐถาวร; born February 26, 1980) is a Thai weightlifter. She... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Samart Payakaroon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Samart Payakaroon (Thai: สามารถ พยัคฆ์อรุณ; RTGS: Samat Phayak-arun), real name Samart... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Trecia Roberts is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Trecia Roberts

    Trecia Roberts (Thai: ทรีเซีย โรเบิร์ตส; born 4 February 1971 in Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Jetsada Jitsawad is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Jetsada Jitsawad

    BEC Tero Sasana

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionDefender

    Jetsada Jitsawad (Thai: เจษฎา จิตสวัสดิ์, born August 5, 1980) is a Thai retired professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Nicha Lertpitaksinchai is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Nicha "Eve" Lertpitaksinchai is a professional Thai tennis player. Lertpitaksinchai has a... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Pichitphong Choeichiu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Pichitphong Choeichiu

    Muangthong United F.C.

    BirthplaceYasothon, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Pichitphong Choeichiu (Thai: พิชิตพงษ์ เฉยฉิว, born August 28, 1982) is a Thai professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Suchao Nuchnum is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Suchao Nuchnum

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKanchanaburi, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Suchao Nuchnum (Thai: สุเชาว์ นุชนุ่ม, born May 17, 1983) is a Thai professional footballer... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Juttaporn Krasaeyan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Juttaporn Krasaeyan

  • 15
    Kawin Thamsatchanan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Kawin Thamsatchanan

    Muangthong United F.C.

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Kawin Thamsatchanan (Thai: กวินทร์ ธรรมสัจจานันท์, pronounced [kā.wīn tʰām.sàt.t͡ɕāː.nān];... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Teeratep Winothai is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Teeratep Winothai

    BEC Tero Sasana

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Teeratep Winothai (Thai: ธีรเทพ วิโนทัย, born February 16, 1985), simply known as Leesaw... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakoo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool

    Thailand national football team

    BirthplaceSakon Nakhon, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool (Thai: สินทวีชัย หทัยรัตนกุล; RTGS: Sinthawichai... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Pone Kingpetch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand
    Pone Kingpetch (Thai: โผน กิ่งเพชร, RTGS: Phon Kingphet, pronounced [pʰǒːn kìŋ.pʰét]), born... more on Wikipedia

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    #18 of 51 The Best Flyweight Boxers of All Time#24 of 52 The Best Boxers of the 1960s

  • 19
    Niweat Siriwong is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Niweat Siriwong

    Thailand national football team

    BirthplaceNakhon Phanom, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionDefender

    Niweat Siriwong (Thai: นิเวศ ศิริวงศ์, born July 18, 1977) is a Thai retired footballer.... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Jirawat Makarom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Jirawat Makarom

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKhon Kaen, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Jirawat Makarom (Thai: จิรวัฒน์ มัครมย์; born February 7, 1986) is a Thai professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Chatree Chimtalay is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Chatree Chimtalay

    Bangkok Glass FC

    BirthplaceKorat, Thailand, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward

    Chatree Chimtalay (Thai: ชาตรี ฉิมทะเล, born December 14, 1983) is a Thai professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Suree Sukha is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Suree Sukha

    Manchester City F.C.

    BirthplaceSakon Nakhon Province, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionDefender, Midfielder

    Suree Sukha (Thai: สุรีย์ สุขะ, born July 27, 1982), is a Thai professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Sutee Suksomkit is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Sutee Suksomkit

    Thailand national football team

    BirthplaceTrat, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Sutee Suksomkit (Thai: สุธี สุขสมกิจ, born June 5, 1978) is a Thai retired professional... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Sivaruck Tedsungnoen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Sivaruck Tedsungnoen

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKorat, Thailand, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Siwarak Tedsungnoen (Thai: ศิวรักษ์ เทศสูงเนิน; RTGS: Siwarak Thetsungnoen; born April 20,... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Teerasil Dangda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Athletes from Thailand

    Teerasil Dangda

    Muangthong United F.C.

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward

    Teerasil Dangda (Thai: ธีรศิลป์ แดงดา, pronounced [tʰīː.rā.sǐn dɛ̄ːŋ.dāː]; born 6 June 1988)... more on Wikipedia
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