Minister of Tourism and Sports says Thai Olympians showed great development

August 25th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

Minister of Tourism and Sports Weerasak Kowsurat said earlier to the media that he is satisfied with the performance of Thailand’s Olympic athletes. He said that most were able to achieve the goals they had set out for themselves despite not achieving gold medals.

Mr. Weerasak revealed that statistically, all the Thai athletes performed on par with their counterparts from around the world, even those that were awarded with medals. He said that a clear sign of improvement and development could be seen and affirmed that even for athletes who did not take home medals, their determination was a service to the nation.

Source : National News Bureau, Public Relations Department of Thailand

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