The sport of Muaythai has come a long way and IFMA, which has National Federations in over 120 countries and is fully recognized by SportAccord, the Olympic committee of Asia, the International World Games Association, and TAFISA, will be welcoming 30 national Olympic committees in Asia to send muaythai teams to compete in the upcoming 4th Asian Beach Games in Phuket.

It is an honour for Muaythai to be a part of the Asian Beach games and the competing athletes will be looking forward to showcase Muaythai as not only a great sport, but as a cultural art form.

IFMA President, Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan said that he is happy with the preparations going into the event and that Phuket is the ideal town to host the 4th Asian Beach Games with an appeal to both the locals as well as the different spectators that will be attending the event from all over Asia.