Bangkok Prep Sports Awards 2016

Thailand’s highest ranking female tennis player at Bangkok Prep Sports Awards
Students receive recognition for achievement in sports

Bangkok Prep Sports Awards

June 10th 2016, Bangkok – Tammarine Tanasugarn, Thailand’s highest ranking female Tennis player was the guest speaker at Bangkok Prep Sports Awards ceremony held on Tuesday, 7th June 2016. Tammarine reflected on her time as an athlete and the perseverance it takes to overcome challenges. “Defeat is very normal, you will win and sometimes you will lose, your resilience will be tested all the time”, said Tammarine.

Bangkok Prep Sports Awards ceremony is held annually to recognise outstanding student athletes who have represented the school in various inter school sports leagues and competitions such as FOBISIA (The Federation of British International Schools in Asia) and TISAC (Thailand International Schools Activity Conference).

Throughout the school year, students represent Bangkok Prep in international competitions as well such as U.S Kids Golf Thailand Championship; IMG Junior World Championship; Summer Sailing Regatta; Future Cup Junior Sailing competition; ITF Jr Tennis Championship Ipoh; Thailand National Junior Tennis Championship; Bangkok 9s Rugby League competition, Thailand National Age Group Swimming Championships.

The American born key note speaker, Tammarine Tanasugarn, is a professional Thai Tennis player and has been a doubles partner with Maria Sharapova, with whom she won two titles in 2003. Tammarine’s highest world doubles ranking was no. 15, which she achieved in 2004. In her career, Tanasugarn has defeated former and current no. 1 players, Amélie Mauresmo, Jennifer Capriati, Jelena Janković, and Dinara Safina. She has also beaten Mary Pierce in the Australian Open and French Open.

“Sports are an essential part of a balanced education. At Bangkok Prep, we create opportunities for children to fulfil their full potential in and outside the classroom. Sports foster friendships, help relief stress and contribute to a healthy lifestyle in general which we value very much at our school”, explained Ms Valerie Thomas-Peter, Head of School at Bangkok Prep.

Awards that were given to Primary and Secondary students included various sports such as, swimming, basketball, football, athletics, and badminton.

Basketball Tournament and League Champions: U11 Boys
Basketball Tournament 2nd place: U13 Girls and U15 Boys
Basketball Tournament 3rd place: U13 Boys
Basketball League 3rd place: U11 Girls and Senior Girls
Basketball League Champions: U11 Boys
Basketball League Champions: U13 Girls, U13 Boys, U15 Girls, U15 Boys and Senior Boys
Football League Champions: U11 Boys
Athletics Champions: U13, U15 and Senior’s
Athletics U9: 3rd place
Athletics U11: 4th place
Badminton Champions: Senior’s
Swimming Champions: Senior’s

Badminton 2nd overall U11
1st place – Boys Doubles
2nd place – Girls Singles
2nd place – U9 Girls Doubles
3rd place – U9 Boys Singles

Badminton U13 and U15
2nd place – U15 Boys Singles
2nd place – U15 Girls Doubles
3rd place – U15 Mixed Doubles
3rd place – U13 Girls Singles

Badminton Champions: Senior
1st place – Senior Boys Singles
1st place – Senior Girls Doubles
2nd place – Senior Boys Doubles
1st place – Mixed Doubles

Football Tournament
1st place – U11 Boys
1st place – U9 Boys
3rd place – U9 Girls
1st place – U13 Girls
2nd place – U13 Boys
3rd place – U15 Boys
2nd place – Senior Girls 

Football League
1st place – U9 Boys
1st place – U13 Boys
1st place – U13 Girls
2nd place – Senior Boys
2nd place – Senior Girls
3rd place – U9 Girls
3rd place – U11 Boys
3rd place – U15 Boys
3rd place – U15 Girls
4th place – U11 Girls


Swim Meet Phuket 4th place
U13 Games:1st place – Swimming
1st place – Boys Football
3rd place – Girls Football
2nd place – Boys Basketball
3rd place – Athletics

U15 Games: 2nd place – Boys and Girls Basketball
FOBISIA Sailing Team Racing Championship: 1st place
FOBISIA Sailing Individual Racing: 2nd place


About Bangkok Prep

Bangkok International Preparatory & Secondary School (Bangkok Prep) is a private co-educational mid-size school located adjacent to the Thong Lo BTS station, making it the most accessible and conveniently located international school in Bangkok.

The programme of study is based on the National Curriculum of England providing quality education to students from Nursery to Year 13. The school offers a rigorous ‘IGCSE’ programme to Year 10 and 11 students as a precursor to the Cambridge-approved ‘A’ Levels studied in Years 12 and 13, thereby PREParing students for acceptance to leading universities throughout the world.

Bangkok Prep is proud of its holistic international approach to education and with more than 37 nationalities represented the school celebrates its cultural diversity. Students develop their own sense of identity whilst recognising and empathising with other cultures, traditions and beliefs.

Bangkok Prep: PREParing for life

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