Oct 4, 2001, 12:01 AM
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Asiad for preparations begin boxers Thai part as training begun have boxers Thai -- IRNA 4, Oct Lumpur, Kuala a Korea, South in Games Asian year's next for preparations their of .Wednesday on said report the of director technical Chanthanyakan, Somchai General Major satisfied was he said ,(ABAT) Thailand of Association Boxing Amateur Southeast biennial recent the in performance boxers' Thai the with .Lumpur Kuala in Games (SEA) Asian biggest the was Thongburan Pornchai medallist bronze Olympic final, light-heavyweight the in loss his of because disappointment .daily Post Bangkok the by quoted as said, Somchai unexpected not was defeat Pornchai's that added he However, he which in class light-middleweight the from up moved had he because .Olympics Sydney year's last in bronze the won international an in compete to boxers six send will Thailand .month next Copenhagen in tournament ,(54kg) Wongprates Chotiphat ,(kg 51) Phetkhum Vorapot are six The Boonjamnong Manas ,(60kg) Nakbalee Somchai ,(57kg) Changngoen Parinya .(kg 67) Boonjamnong Manon and (5kg.63) year's next in well do to boxers Thai expected he said Somchai .medals gold few a win and Pusan in Games Asian as Chotiphat and Jongjohor Somjit Pannon, Suban out singled He .Games Pusan the for prospects brightest Thailand's Bangkok in Games Asian last the in golds boxing five won Thailand Hiroshima, in Asiad 1994 the at gold one only got they but 1998 in .Japan BN/AH End