James Wattana

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James Wattana

James Wattana (Thai: เจมส์ วัฒนา; born January 17, 1970, as วัฒนา ภู่โอบอ้อม Wattana Pu-Ob-Orm, then renamed รัชพล ภู่โอบอ้อม Ratchapol Pu-Ob-Orm in 2003) is a Thai professional snooker player who now competes in ranking tournaments with an invitational tour card. A professional between 1989 and 2008, and again since 2009, Wattana reached his highest ranking position – world number 3 – for the 1994–95 season. He has won three ranking tournaments, the 1992 Strachan Open and the Thailand Open in 1994 and 1995, and has finished as the runner-up in a further five ranking events. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Wattana has received more than 219,266 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 17th most popular snooker.

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Among snookers, James Wattana ranks 23 out of 45Before him are Cliff Thorburn, Marco Fu, Judd Trump, Ken Doherty, Ali Carter, and Graeme Dott. After him are Paul Hunter, Shaun Murphy, Ding Junhui, Stephen Maguire, Barry Hawkins, and John Parrott.

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Among people born in 1970, James Wattana ranks 476Before him are Jennifer Gareis, Henry Simmons, Valeriu Streleț, Christopher Daniels, Mayumi Omatsu, and Kaoru Kadohara. After him are Thomas Lennon, Robert Lang, Mutiu Adepoju, David Saint-Jacques, Olga Danilova, and Masaaki Sawanobori.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, James Wattana ranks 62 out of 78Before him are Kiatisuk Senamuang (1973), Paradorn Srichaphan (1979), Yodrak Salakjai (null), Teerasil Dangda (1988), Mario Maurer (1988), and Tata Young (1980). After him are BamBam (1997), Theerathon Bunmathan (1990), Prapawadee Jaroenrattanatarakoon (1984), Tai Orathai (1980), Tammy Duckworth (1968), and Parinya Charoenphol (1981).

Among SNOOKERS In Thailand

Among snookers born in Thailand, James Wattana ranks 1