Host nation Macau left their mark on the muaythai rings today, saving the best until last when one of the women’s team advanced in an exciting bout, and one of her male team-mates also moved on to the next level. Supporters organised themselves into a tight group behind the ring, and they were certainly heard.
Everyone has seen the famous Ong Bak movie, which made Muay Boran world-famous and showed the effectiveness of the unarmed combat from the old battlefieds of Siam.This week the young athletes took these ancient maneuvers and made them their own.
After an exciting week of muaythai, some of the best bouts took place on the last day as the men’s and women’s divisions drew to a close. Some of the most well-known names in muaythai including Dmitry Valent, Vital Hurkou, Jimmy Vienot, Ali Dogan and Svetlana Vinnikova, Nili Block all jumped the ropes for a […]
Today saw the second round of medal bouts with muaythai athletes including Anatoli Sukhanov and Angela Mamic taking gold.
In an IFMA tradition the IFMA executive joined the IFMA athletes for a training session early this morning – showing again we are one family and to remind everyone that our shared passion for muaythai brings us together.
Today was a busy day for athletes at the muaythai world championships as the morning kicked off with the 2018 Athletes Forum, and then a packed day of competition which saw the top athletes move closer to gold.
A spectacular opening ceremony launched the European Muaythai Championships 2017 in Paris today, attended by dignitaries from the world of sport and with the athletes leading the way.
An exciting day in Kuala Lumpur for IFMA athletes as gold medals were awarded on the final day of SEA Games muaythai action. Cambodia, Malaysia and Thailand were all involved with each country claiming gold at various weights to the delight of the international crowd.