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BANGKOK: Thai Olympic medalists are taking part in a parade today in Bangkok.

The parade started at 3pm from Hua Mark Indoor Stadium and will go past Rama 9, Din Daeng and the Victory Monument before coming to an end at the Government House.

Sukanya Srisurat and Sopita Tanasan won gold medals in the weightlifting competitions, Tawin Hanprab and Pimsiri Sirikaew won silvers in Taekwondo and weightlifting respectively, while Sinphet Kruaithong and Panipak Wongpattanakit each won bronze medals in weightlifting and Taekwondo respectively.

The motorcade may cause heavy traffic during its journey, so motorists are advised to find alternative routes.

Additional reporting by Zohaib Sikander.

— The Nation

 

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