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Sports Achievements

Thailand’s highest ranking female tennis player at Bangkok Prep Sports Awards 2016

Students receive recognition for achievement in sports

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June 10th 2016, Bangkok – Tammarine Tanasugarn, Thailand’s highest ranking female Tennis player was the guest speaker at Bangkok Prep Sports Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, 7th June 2016. Tammarine reflected on her time as an athlete and the perseverance it takes to overcome challenges. “Defeat is very normal, you will win and sometimes you will lose, your resilience will be tested all the time”, said Tammarine.

Bangkok Prep Sports Awards ceremony is held annually to recognise outstanding student athletes who have represented the school in various inter school sports leagues and competitions such as FOBISIA (The Federation of British International Schools in Asia) and TISAC (Thailand International Schools Activity Conference).

Throughout the school year, students represent Bangkok Prep in international competitions as well such as U.S Kids Golf Thailand Championship; IMG Junior World Championship; Summer Sailing Regatta; Future Cup Junior Sailing competition; ITF Jr Tennis Championship Ipoh; Thailand National Junior Tennis Championship; Bangkok 9s Rugby League competition, Thailand National Age Group Swimming Championships.

The American born key note speaker, Tammarine Tanasugarn, is a professional Thai Tennis player and has been a doubles partner with Maria Sharapova, with whom she won two titles in 2003. Tammarine’s highest world doubles ranking was no. 15, which she achieved in 2004. In her career, Tanasugarn has defeated former and current no. 1 players, Amélie Mauresmo, Jennifer Capriati, Jelena Janković, and Dinara Safina. She has also beaten Mary Pierce in the Australian Open and French Open.

“Sports are an essential part of a balanced education. At Bangkok Prep, we create opportunities for children to fulfil their full potential in and outside the classroom. Sports foster friendships, help relief stress and contribute to a healthy lifestyle in general which we value very much at our school”, explained Ms Valerie Thomas-Peter, Head of School at Bangkok Prep.

Awards that were given to Primary and Secondary students included various sports such as, swimming, basketball, football, athletics, and badminton.

TISAC RESULTS 2015-16

Basketball Tournament and League Champions: U11 Boys

Basketball Tournament 2nd place: U13 Girls and U15 Boys

Basketball Tournament 3rd place: U13 Boys

Basketball League 3rd place: U11 Girls and Senior Girls

Basketball League Champions: U11 Boys

Basketball League Champions: U13 Girls, U13 Boys, U15 Girls, U15 Boys and Senior Boys

Football League Champions: U11 Boys

Athletics Champions: U13, U15 and Senior’s

Athletics U9: 3rd place

Athletics U11: 4th place

Badminton Champions: Senior’s

Swimming Champions: Senior’s

Badminton 2nd overall U11                                 

1st place – Boys Doubles

2nd place – Girls Singles

2nd place – U9 Girls Doubles

3rd place – U9 Boys Singles

Badminton U13 and U15

2nd place – U15 Boys Singles

2nd place – U15 Girls Doubles

3rd place – U15 Mixed Doubles

3rd place – U13 Girls Singles

Badminton Champions: Senior

1st place – Senior Boys Singles

1st place – Senior Girls Doubles

2nd place – Senior Boys Doubles

1st place – Mixed Doubles

Football Tournament

1st place – U11 Boys

1st place – U9 Boys

3rd place – U9 Girls

1st place – U13 Girls

2nd place – U13 Boys

3rd place – U15 Boys

2nd place – Senior Girls

Football League

1st place – U9 Boys

1st place – U13 Boys

1st place – U13 Girls

2nd place – Senior Boys

2nd place – Senior Girls

3rd place – U9 Girls

3rd place – U11 Boys

3rd place – U15 Boys

3rd place – U15 Girls

4th place – U11 Girls

FOBISIA RESULTS 2015-16

Swim Meet Phuket 4th place

U13 Games: 1st place – Swimming

1st place – Boys Football

3rd place – Girls Football

2nd place – Boys Basketball

3rd place – Athletics

U15 Games: 2nd place – Boys and Girls Basketball

FOBISIA Sailing Team Racing Championship: 1st place

FOBISIA Sailing Individual Racing: 2nd place

 

 

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