Panipak Clinches Another Gold at World Grand Prix

PHOTO: Taekwondo Association of Thailand


Thai athlete Panipak “Tennis” Wongpattanakit has triumphed at the World Taekwondo Grand Prix 2023, adding another gold medal to her impressive collection.

The competition held in Manchester, England, saw the Thai Taekwondo star emerge victorious in the 49kg category, defeating Spain’s Adelina Serrano Iglesias with a score of 2-0 (5-2, 5-2) in the final round.

PHOTO: Taekwondo Association of Thailand

This latest achievement increases Panipak‚Äôs total gold medals at World Taekwondo Grand Prix events to 12, marking the highest number for any female athlete. The 26-year-old Thai champion’s medal haul includes prestigious accolades from the 2020 Olympics and the 2022 Asian Games.

PHOTO: Taekwondo Association of Thailand

Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has congratulated Panipak on her latest victory, expressing his appreciation for her contribution as a seasonal gift to the nation.

The preceding is a press release from the Thai Government PR Department.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.