As we come to the end of another busy week at the IFMA, we are pleased to share our excitement for being included in the April edition of the European Olympic Committee Newsletter. As a sport and international federation recently included into the full medal sport programme of the European Games, through IFMA, muaythai’s elite […]
All eyes have been on the European Games 2023, waiting in anticipation for the announcement of which sports would be awarded the final spots on the official medal program for the 2023 European Games in Poland. One of these coveted spots has been awarded to the sport and art of Muaythai, an ancient fighting art […]
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.