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Anat Ratanapol

Full name: Anat Ratanapol
Original name: อาณัติ รัตนพล
Gender: Male
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: September 13, 1947
Country: THA Thailand
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Anat Ratanapol was one of Asia's leading sprinters in the 1970-ies. In his first international big meet, the Asian Games 1970, he won 2 gold medals, 200 m and 4×100 m, and silver in the 100 m. This was the start of an impressing international career. In the Asian Championships 1973 he won both 100 and 200 m (running a lifetime best of 20.8 in the semi final), and he repeated his gold medals in the 1974 Asian Games and the 1975 Asian Championships. In total he won two relay and seven individual gold medals in Asian Championships or Games. He was a 4×100 m team member at the Olympics both in 1972 and 1976, in Montréal he also ran the 100 m and qualified for the second round. He ended his long sprint career at the age of 32, placing 4th in 100 m at the 1979 Asian Championships.

Personal Best\: 100 – 10.1 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Thailand THA 6 h3 r1/3
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Men's 100 metres Thailand THA 6 h1 r2/4
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Thailand THA 8 h1 r2/3

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Thailand Quarter-Finals Heat One 6 10.65 3
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Thailand Round One Heat Eight 3 QU 10.71 2

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 24 München Athletics Thailand THA Round One Heat Three 6 41.04
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Thailand THA Semi-Finals Heat One 8 40.68 7
1976 Summer 28 Montréal Athletics Thailand THA Round One Heat Two 5 QU 40.53 4