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Thread: Rewards for top Thai players
05-21-2007, 09:38 PM #1
Rewards for top Thai players
May 22, 2007 : Last updated 05:37 pm (Thai local time)
May 22, 2007
Thai Badminton Pair Tops International Ranking
Sudket Prapakamol and Saralee Thungthongkam have become the first mixed-doubles pairing from Thailand in the past 10 years to top the International Badminton Federation (BWF not IBF) world rankings.
The ranking secures them Bt320,000 a month from Siam Cement Group, badminton's main sponsor in this country.
Singles ace Boonsak Ponsana rose to eight after clinching the Singapore Open Super Series title. He receives a sponsor's bonus of Bt1,200,000 and an increase in his monthly payment to Bt40,000.
05-21-2007, 09:55 PM #2
What about Zheng Bo/Gao Ling and INA top mixed pairs? They've performed more consistantly and had a higher ranking than other ones, shouldnt they be top rank?
05-21-2007, 09:56 PM #3
Thats good to know. Hope he get those amount stated in the news.
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