Princess Sirivannavari leads Thai equestrian team to clinch silver medal in SEA Games

The Thai dressage team, led by Her Royal Highness Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana, a daughter of  His Majesty the King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, clinched the silver medal in a competition held on Tuesday (Aug 22) morning in Selangor, Malaysia, a venue for the 29th South East Asian Games.

Apart from the princess, the three other athletes in her team are Chalermchan Yoswiriyapanich, Pakjira Thongsak and Arinattha Chavatanont.

The competition began at 9am and the princess, riding her horse “Prince Charming”, came 13th with a score of 62.816, higher than the score she made in the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea.

The total score made by the Thai team was 206.211.  Thailand came second, clinching the silver medal.

The Malaysian team posted a combined score of 210.947 to take the gold medal.

Singapore settled for the bronze medal with 201.289.

On Aug 23, in another equestrian event, Princess Sirivannavari will compete as an individual in dressage.