Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon

Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon (Thai: ธนวัฒน์ ถิรพงศ์ไพบูลย์ Ṭhnwạtʹhn̒ T̄hirphngṣ̄̒phịbūly̒; born December 14, 1993) is a Thai former professional snooker player. He turned professional in 2010 as the Asian nomination following his run to the semi-finals of the 2010 Asian Championship. At the age of 17, he was the youngest player competing on the 2010/2011 main tour.

Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon
Paul Hunter Classic 2015
Born (1993-12-14) 14 December 1993 (age 27)
Sport country Thailand
NicknameThai-Namite
Professional2010/2011, 2012–2016
Highest ranking67 (September 2012)[1]
Career winnings£45,984
Highest break147:
2010 Rhein-Main Masters
Century breaks17
Best ranking finishLast 32 (2011 German Masters, 2013 Indian Open)

He is also the youngest snooker player to have made an official maximum break in professional competition; he achieved this at the 2010 Rhein–Main Masters aged 16 years and 312 days.