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BOOTPO Arawan
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Thailand   
GenderWomen
Age35
Place of BirthUdon Thani, THA
Height1.24 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Impaired range of motion
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Bangkok, THA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Thai
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2000 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Why this sport?
"My teacher asked me to try because my body is suited to Para powerlifting."
Name of coach
Woottichai Suksawate
Senior International Debut
Year
2002
Competing for
Thailand
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS
General Interest
Hobbies
Housekeeping, decorating. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold at the Asian Para Games in 2010 and 2014. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Her family. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Thai weightlifter Pawina Thongsuk. (Athlete, 16 Jul 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always do your best." (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 07 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2004 56kg 85.0
5 2008 60kg 100.0
5 2012 67.5kg 111
4 2016 73kg 105
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
6 2002 60kg 80.0
4 2006 60kg 95.0
2 2010 67.5kg 110.0
4 2014 67kg 106.0
5 2017 73kg 105.0
12 2019 73kg 88.0
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 73kg 116