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Famous Athletes from Thailand

Updated June 14, 2019 16.6k 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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  • Tamarine Tanasugarn1
    Police Lieutenant Tamarine Tanasugarn (Thai: แทมมารีน ธนสุกาญจน์, RTGS: Thæmmārīn...  more
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    Udomporn Polsak

  • Khaosai Galaxy3
    Khaosai Galaxy (Thai: เขาทราย แกแล็คซี่, born, May 15, 1959) is a former Thai professional...  more

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    #28 of 80 Twins in Sports#157 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

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    Pawina Thongsuk (born April 18, 1979 in Si Khoraphum, Surin province) is a Thai weightlifter....  more
  • 5

    Wandee Kameaim

    Wandee Kameaim (Thai: วันดี คำเอี่ยม, born January 18, 1978) is a Thai weightlifter. At the...  more
  • 6

    Khassaraporn Suta

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    Aree Wiratthaworn (Thai: อารีย์ วิรัฐถาวร; born February 26, 1980) is a Thai weightlifter. She...  more
  • Samart Payakaroon8
    Samart Payakaroon (Thai: สามารถ พยัคฆ์อรุณ; RTGS: Samat Phayak-arun), real name Samart...  more
  • 9

    Trecia Roberts

    Trecia Roberts (Thai: ทรีเซีย โรเบิร์ตส; born 4 February 1971 in Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha...  more
  • Jetsada Jitsawad10

    Jetsada Jitsawad

    BEC Tero Sasana

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionDefender

    Jetsada Jitsawad (Thai: เจษฎา จิตสวัสดิ์, born August 5, 1980) is a Thai retired professional...  more
  • 11
    Nicha "Eve" Lertpitaksinchai is a professional Thai tennis player. Lertpitaksinchai has a...  more
  • Pichitphong Choeichiu12

    Pichitphong Choeichiu

    Muangthong United F.C.

    BirthplaceYasothon, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Pichitphong Choeichiu (Thai: พิชิตพงษ์ เฉยฉิว, born August 28, 1982) is a Thai professional...  more
  • Suchao Nuchnum13

    Suchao Nuchnum

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKanchanaburi, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Suchao Nuchnum (Thai: สุเชาว์ นุชนุ่ม, born May 17, 1983) is a Thai professional footballer...  more
  • 14

    Juttaporn Krasaeyan

  • Kawin Thamsatchanan15

    Kawin Thamsatchanan

    Muangthong United F.C.

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Kawin Thamsatchanan (Thai: กวินทร์ ธรรมสัจจานันท์, pronounced [kā.wīn tʰām.sàt.t͡ɕāː.nān];...  more
  • Teeratep Winothai16

    Teeratep Winothai

    BEC Tero Sasana

    BirthplaceBangkok, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward, Midfielder

    Teeratep Winothai (Thai: ธีรเทพ วิโนทัย, born February 16, 1985), simply known as Leesaw...  more
  • Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool17

    Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool

    Thailand national football team

    BirthplaceSakon Nakhon, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool (Thai: สินทวีชัย หทัยรัตนกุล; RTGS: Sinthawichai...  more
  • Pone Kingpetch18
    Pone Kingpetch (Thai: โผน กิ่งเพชร, RTGS: Phon Kingphet, pronounced [pʰǒːn kìŋ.pʰét]), born...  more

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  • Niweat Siriwong19

    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
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    Jirawat Makarom

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKhon Kaen, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionMidfielder

    Jirawat Makarom (Thai: จิรวัฒน์ มัครมย์; born February 7, 1986) is a Thai professional...  more
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    Chatree Chimtalay

    Bangkok Glass FC

    BirthplaceKorat, Thailand, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionForward

    Chatree Chimtalay (Thai: ชาตรี ฉิมทะเล, born December 14, 1983) is a Thai professional...  more
  • Suree Sukha22

    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
  • Sutee Suksomkit23

    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
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    Sivaruck Tedsungnoen

    Provincial Electricity FC

    BirthplaceKorat, Thailand, Thailand

    NationalityThailand

    PositionGoalkeeper

    Siwarak Tedsungnoen (Thai: ศิวรักษ์ เทศสูงเนิน; RTGS: Siwarak Thetsungnoen; born April 20,...  more
  • Teerasil Dangda25

    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