By The Nation
This year’s finalists, chosen by the selection committee led by SWAT president Somchai Poolsawas, are as follows.
Best male amateur athlete: Sawet Sethaporn (skeet and trap), Pornchai Khaokaew (takraw), Jai Angsuthasawit (cycling).
Best female amateur athlete: Sutiya Jiewchaloemmit (skeet and trap), Atthaya Thitikul (golf), Panipak Wongpattanakit (taekwondo).
Best professional athlete: Chanathip Songkrasin (football), Wanheng CPF (boxing), Ariya Jutanugarn (golf).
Best junior male athlete: Kometh Sukprasert (cycling), Athichai Permsap (amateur boxing), Kunlavut Vitidsarn (badminton).
Best junior female athlete: Kenthida Saengsin (taekwondo), Supachanin Khamhaeng (weightlifting), Atthaya Thitikul (golf).
Best coach: Juan Fontaniel (amateur boxing), men’s 4x100m coaching team, Choi Young Seok (taekwondo).
Best sports association: Volleyball Association of Thailand, Cycling Association of Thailand, Taekwondo Association of Thailand.
Best team: men’s 4x100m team (2019 Asian champions), female national badminton team (2019 Uber Cup runners-up), female national volleyball team (2019 Asian Games silver medallist).
Several awards have already been decided. They are:
Best handicapped male athlete: Voravuth Saengampa (boccia)
Best handicapped female athlete: Kwansuda Puangkijja (taekwondo)
Ekachai Nopchinda award: Chakkrapong Rodsin (Uttaradit FC)