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Boonkua Lourvanij

Full name: Boonkua Lourvanij
Original name: บุญเกื้อ เหล่าวินิชย์
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: August 9, 1930 in Bangkok, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Thailand
Died: April 7, 2015
Country: THA Thailand
Sport: Shooting

Biography

Boonkua Lourvanij was born in Bangkok, but educated first at Assumption College in Massachusetts and later at Melbourne University, where he earned a degree in mechanical engineering. He worked selling tractors after graduation, before establishing a career with the Holden automobile company and eventually launching his own dealership in Thailand. This venture made him wealthy and he used this money to enter the field of property development, at which he was very successful. He later served as the CEO of the Asoke Motors Company, as well as President of the Bangkok South Rotary Club in 1986 and 1987. Athletically, he was active in golf and, more importantly, sport shooting, becoming a founding member of the Skeet and Trap Shooting Association of Thailand. He was selected to represent Thailand twice at the Olympic Games: in 1968 he finished 49th out 52 competitors in the skeet event, while in 1972 he placed 55th out of 57 participants in the trap tournament.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 38 Ciudad de México Shooting Mixed Skeet Thailand THA 49
1972 Summer 42 München Shooting Mixed Trap Thailand THA 55

Mixed Trap

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1972 Summer 42 München Shooting Thailand THA Final Standings 145

Mixed Skeet

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1968 Summer 38 Ciudad de México Shooting Thailand THA Final Standings 150
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