Thailand’s Medal Hopes

Thai taekwondo jins Buttree Puedpong, Chutchawal Khaola-or, and Chonnapas Premwaew (left) are good enough to win Olympic gold medals according to Pimol Srivikorn, president of the Taekwondo Association of Thailand (TAT).

If any of the three will win a gold medal, s/he will receive a bonus amounting to $314,000 as we noted here. Of thecountries we’ve tracked so far, Thailand is awarding the richest financial incentive to its Olympic medalists.