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Ariya, Ratchanok top Thailand Olympic medal hopes

According to the reporters, newly crowned British Open champion Ariya Jutanugarn and former world badminton number one Ratchanok Intanon are ready for an Olympic medal in Rio de Janeiro. The both are said to be the strong contenders for Olympic medal.

According to the reporters, Ariya and Thongchai Jaidee are said to share caddie when they represent Thailand in the golf competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Women`s British Open champion Ariya and Thongchai, two of the four Thai golfers competing Rio, both of them are planning to have Posom Meeposom as their caddie during the Games, which officially start on Friday.

The job for the former soldier in the men`s event will be done by the former professional golfer Posom, who has been carrying Thogchai`s bag for more than a year. The men`s event will be from August 11 – 14 and then women`s tournament will be from August 17 – 20.

This year many goals had been achieved by Ariya, including taking her first LPGA title, winning her first major and climbing up to the top five in the world.

Ariya said, “My next goal is to be the world No.1 but I can`t really focus on that right now.”

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