Southeast Asian riders including three young girls from Thailand have made some marks in Seoul, Korea last week. The competition KRA CUP CSI 1* & CSIJ-B Seoul 2012 is held regularly at KRA Equestrian Park and since 2010, Thailand Equestrian Federation has been sending Thai riders to participate in the event.
Mr. Harald Link (middle), President of Thailand Equestrian Federation took photo with Thailand Junior Jumping Team: (left to right) Nattaporn Triratanachat, Chanakarn Intorn, Siengsaw Lertratanachai and Nagorn Kamolsiri, Chef d'equipe. Photo credit: Chanakarn Intorn
This time in 2012, Thai junior riders has also won good placing in CSIJ event against competitors from over 10 countries from all over Asia region including Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Qatar. On the first day (20th April), Thailand Junior Team finished at the 5th place in CSIJ Team Competition , while the Philippines Junior Team (Andi Santos, Camilla Lastrilla, Gabbie Gavieta) -- the only team with all 3 riders in clear round -- took the winning title in Team competition. Malaysian and Singaporean Team finished at 7th and 9th place.
Siengsaw and her Korean pair Min-ki Kang finished at the 3rd place in CSIJ Sponsored competition on 21st April. Photo credit: Chanakarn Intorn
On 22nd April, Chanakarn Intorn riding Cheerful Boy was placed 4th in CSIJ Individual Competition after Korea, Singapore and Iran. (Top; left to right) Cheong Su Yen (SIN), Jae-Hee Jeon (KOR), Hossein Vafaei (IRI), Chanakarn Intorn (THA), Camila Lastrilla (PHI), and Monika Shirakawa(JPN). Photo credit: Chanakarn Intorn
Apart from CSIJ competition, our neighbor Nabil Ismail from Malaysia also competed in in CSI 1* and finished at the 6th place with horse Alipso. Photo credit: Chanakarn Intorn
(via Korean Equestrian Federation)