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Vitsanu Sophanich

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameVitsanu•Sophanich
Used nameVitsanu•Sophanich
Original nameวิษณุ•โสภานิช
Other namesVissanu Sophanich
Born4 July 1974
Measurements185 cm / 70 kg
NOC Thailand


Vissanu Sophanich was one of the leading Thai 100 m runners from 1993 to 2003. He was a member of the national 4×100 m team on several occasions, winning three relay gold, two silver and one bronze medal in Asian Cahmpionships or Games in the period. He also ran in the Asian World Cup team in 2002, and participated in the World Championships on three occations. His best individual performance was a 4th place in 100 m at the Asian Championships 2000.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.38 (2000).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
2000 Summer Olympics Athletics THA Vitsanu Sophanich
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Thailand 7 h1 r2/3

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1996 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony THA Vitsanu Sophanich

Special Notes