Meet Udomporn Polsak, the first Thai woman to ever won a gold medal for, of all the sports that are unpopular among Thai women, weightlifting. Weighing in at 53 kg (117 lbs.), Udomporn lifted the total of 222.5 kg (491 lbs.) to win the gold.
Read about her, and our national, triumph in this report from Yahoo! toward the end of the article.
I actually cried when I saw her picture of her in a Thai online newspaper. I’m so goddamn proud!
And again, I fucking hate NBC fol the time delay coverage.