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KRUNGGET Pichet
Sport Para athletics, Para swimming
NPC Thailand   
GenderMen
Age47
Place of BirthPhichit, THA
Height1.56 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T53
Further Personal Information
Family
One daughter
Residence
Nonthaburi, THA
Languages
Thai
Higher education
Computer Engineering - Rajamangala University of Technology: Thailand
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2001.
Why this sport?
A coach suggested swimming to him, but he quit the sport because of unsatisfactory results in competitions. He was inspired to take up athletics after watching the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney.
Name of coach
Suphot Phengphum [national]
Senior International Debut
Year
2001
Competing for
Thailand
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2006 he was named Outstanding Para Athlete of the Year in Thailand. (volleynbc.blogspot.com, 16 Aug 2007)
Other sports
He competed in Para swimming at national level prior to taking up Para athletics. (volleynbc.blogspot.com, 16 Aug 2007)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Facebook page, 04 Feb 2018)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age three. (Athlete, 14 Jul 2017; bangkokpost.com, 30 Mar 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
4 2004 100m T53 15.35 
3 2004 200m T53 26.55 
4 2004 400m T53 51.03 
1 2004 4 x 100m Relay T53-54 51.99 
1 2004 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:12.73 
2 2008 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  
13 2008 400m T53 53.71
11 2008 200m T53 28.03
2 2008 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:11.63
15 2008 800m T53 1:45.92
5 2008 100m T53 15.20
Round 1 2012 400m T53 53.63
Round 1 2012 100m T53 16.49
Round 1 2012 200m T53 29.11
Round 1 2016 100m T53 15.83
Round 1 2016 400m T53  DNS
Round 1 2016 800m T53  DNS
5 2021 400m T53 49.96
6 2021 100m T53 15.43
5 2021 800m T53 1:40.09
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
2 2006 100m T53 14.91
8 2006 200m T53  DSQ
2 2006 400m T53 52.31
3 2006 4 x 100m Relay T53-54  DSQ
2 2006 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:22.98
8 2011 100m T53 16.29
9 2011 200m T53 28.75
10 2011 400m T53 53.42
Semifinal 2013 400m T53  DSQ
Semifinal 2013 200m T53 28.15
8 2013 100m T53 16.34
2 2013 4 x 400m Relay T53-54 3:12.38
8 2015 100m T53 16.44
Heats 2015 200m T53  DSQ
  2015 400m T53  DSQ
Heats 2015 800m T53 1:52.60
  2017 200m T53  DSQ
  2017 400m T53  DSQ
11 2017 800m T53 1:47.29
12 2017 100m T53 16.26
11 2019 100m T53 15.48
8 2019 400m T53  DSQ
11 2019 800m T53 1:42.23
Asian Para Games (Overall) - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 100m T53 16.32
Heats 2014 800m T53 1:48.56
8 2014 400m T53  DSQ
4 2018 800m T53 1:45.05
  2018 100m T53  DSQ
2 2018 400m T53 51.13
2 2018 200m T53 28.07