Thais have in recent years excelled in the world of international sports claiming gold medals in many of the international sporting events such as the Olympics.
Apart from well-known sports such as soccer, badminton and swimming, there are a plethora of distinctively local sports.
Thai sport is part of Thai culture which has been passed on from generation to generation. Sporting activities of Thais blend well into their agricultural way of life.
It is another form of group relationship enhancement during the cultivating and harvesting periods. Thai sport is also a form of entertainment which takes place during
religious and royal ceremonies and festivals. Thais young and old come together to participate in exciting games which are oftentimes humorous. Thai sport reflects the
Thais' way of life and their intellectual subtlety. It is a fine bond that has bound the Thai people through a long past until today.