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Walapa Tangjitnusorn

Full name: Walapa Tangjitnusorn (Pinji-)
Original name: วัลภา ตั้งจิตสุสรณ์ (พินิจ-)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-1 (155 cm)
Weight: 106 lbs (48 kg)
Born: June 14, 1953
Country: THA Thailand
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Walapa Tangjitnusorn was the leading female Thai sprinter most of the 1980-ies. Under her maiden name Pinij she was on the gold winning 4×100 m team in the Asian Games in 1978. In the Asian Championships in 1983 she was member of the gold medal teams both in 4×100 m and 4×400 m. Her latest gold medal was in Asian Championships 1985 in the 4×100 m. Her only individual medal was silver in 100 m at the Asian Championship 1983. In 1983 she participated in the first World Athletic Championship in 100 m, before being selected for the Olympic Games in 1984.

Personal Best: 100 – 11.72 (1985).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 100 metres Thailand THA 8 h3 r1/4
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Thailand THA 5 h1 r1/2

Women's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics Thailand Round One Heat Three 8 12.18 8

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1984 Summer 31 Los Angeles Athletics Thailand THA Round One Heat One 5 45.62
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