‘Thai squash’ performance exceeds the target. End of the game. Asia, go to fit Malay, prepare for the Asian Games.
Youth Squash Tournament The 29th Asian Championship at Ambassador City Hotel, Jomtien, Chonburi Province, ended on June 19. with Mr. Akarin Hiranpruek, Secretary General of the Squash Association of Thailand presided over the closing ceremony of the competition and awarding prizes to athletes The closing ceremony was held in a simple manner under the precautionary measures against COVID-19. strictly
by the work of the Thai national squash athletes Can win many awards, led by Phimawat Poonsiriphak, ranked 3rd in the 13-year-old model, Napchanok Buranakul, ranked 1st in the bottom line, 15-year-old male model, Thanakrit Wanlaphatit grabbed the ranks 2 male 15-year-old models, Surawut Busthip took 3rd place in the 15-year-old male category, Arinchaya Chujit took 3rd place in the 17-year-old female model and Nattapat Thirasil took 3rd place in the 17-year-old male category
Mr. Akarin Hiranpruek revealed that the overall picture of hosting the Asian Youth Squash Championship was successfully completed. whether it is a measure to prevent covid-19 It doesn’t have any infection. As for the Thai athletes, they have a good experience in the competition. and has satisfactory results. In addition, athletes and officials from other countries They are satisfied that they want us to host another tournament. It is a good vision for us to come back and create greatness for Thailand again through squash.
“For Thai squash athletes who participate in this competition Most of them were athletes for the 2022 Asian Games in China. Some of the athletes in the group we didn’t expect much performed better than expected, while most of the target athletes achieved their goals. But there are still some people that are below the standard. Because it’s the first time for many people to compete in international programs. But I believe that everyone will get a good experience back to develop themselves. And it’s good to know the strengths and weaknesses of athletes. So that the coaching staff will have to study and find ways to develop and increase the potential of athletes in the future. Plus the postponement of the Asian Games will allow more time to fix bugs. to be as ready as possible for the competition.”
Mr. Akarin said that the Squash Sports Association admits that the Asian Games squash athletes There are still many weaknesses that need to be adjusted. Foreign squash teams that compete in this list Most of them bring big athletes to compete. Which the skills are quite better than most Thai athletes who are still young and just got to compete for the first time But it’s good for Thai children to have the experience to adapt to big shows.
“After the end of the Asian Youth Squash Championship Asian Games squash athlete will proceed to collect training immediately Squash Association Planning to take athletes to collect training in Malaysia because we see In this list, Malaysia has a very good performance. and is also the leading team of South East Asia Which Thailand has a good relationship with Malaysia will lead the Thai squash team to practice various tactical harvesting, hoping to develop on a par with him someday.”
Thai Swash Association Butler added that Creating Thai Squash Athletes Missed about 7 years because we have no competition, lack of support. and with the COVID-19 crisis causing a lack of continuous development Youth athletes are 10-15 years away from the first team because we don’t have youth to develop continuously. by the Asian squash athletes this time There will be a large set of squash athletes mixed with youth, 2 men and 2 women, while the youth who come up have no experience. Which will have to compete in the big event for the first time, it is hoped that the Asian Games China will be a show for them to gain experience. And let each athlete know where he stands in Asia. And there are still weaknesses that need to be fixed and developed further. As for the items that will be expected for this team Probably in the Southeast Asia region.
Mr. Akarin continued that For the 33rd SEA Games, which Thailand will host in 2025, the Squash Association It is expected that this squash athlete, especially the new bloodline, will be at the peak. These youngsters will be of an appropriate age to be at a more developed age. Between the ages of 19-20 they begin to enter university. Athletes will have more time to practice. The association is confident that in the 33rd SEA Games, Thai squash athletes will not be inferior. Will definitely win many gold medals in the SEA Games
In addition, Mr. Akarin revealed the progress of the construction of a squash training field that at this time received support from the Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT) and the National Sports Development Fund. got space Currently in the writing process. It is expected that the initial construction will cost about 10-12 million baht, which the Squash Sports Association. Still looking for sponsors Everyone in the association is looking for a budget. To have a squash training ground that is used exclusively for keeping the Thai national team Athletes will be able to compete with foreign countries. It is expected that the construction will take no more than a year to complete, just in time for storage of athletes preparing for the 33rd SEA Games for sure.
For a list of Thai national squash athletes Fighting suits for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, China, there are 8 people, including 4 male athletes, Nattakit Jivasuwan, Phuwit Poonsiri, Akaradej Akarahirunya, Waritaphon Klinsunthorn. 2 reserves Abpas Abdulla, Raviphan Limphaiboon and 4 female athletes Anantana Prasertratanakul, Supakorn Ngamprasert, Sakonwan Kuhaudomlarp, Arinchaya Chujit, 2 reserves, Ratchaniporn Charoensuk, Nichanan Boonmak