Ms. Penprakai (aka Fon) Tiang-Ngoke (32) from Naduang, Loei has won the prestigious Body Builder Competition of Arizona, U.S.A.
Once a member of the Thai National Team, she owns the Siam Barbell fitness center in Banglamung, Pattaya.
Nong Fon said that she worked in Bangkok as fitness trainer until she graduated from University. To begin with she just wanted to stay fit and perhaps develop a six-pack.
She began taking body building seriously in 2009 and entered various competitions. In 2010 Fon won her first title and joined the National Team. Soon she had won an international competition in Holland and received a coveted ‘proguard’ award.
After which she retired from competition but made a comeback last year in order to enter the Arizona Championship, which will lead to entry into the World Championships in Las Vegas in 2017.
Until now she has been virtually unknown in her home country but, this morning, all of Thailand knows who Fon is and shares in her success. Thailand is proud of Fon’s achievements this week.
Nong Fon, said that in the beginning her family could not understand her ambitions or what she was doing but now they fully support her in every competition.
Until now she has funded all of her efforts herself and says that now she would like the Association of Thailand to support young body builders so that Thailand may be able to compete more seriously on the world stage.
Report shared by BangkokJack News Team.