All doping tests done at the youth Muaythai championships came back negative, a result welcomed by the IFMA Medical Committee. The IFMA message has always been clean Muaythai and winning with honour but in the past a lack of understanding especially around diuretics like Furosemide may have led to mistakes.
Muaythai athletes competing at IFMA events know they’re in safe hands with every organiser following the same rules for health and safety. Local medical teams work with the IFMA medical commission experts to ensure a safe and clean muaythai tournament for all the athletes.
The health and safety of muaythai athletes is central to all IFMA events, and so the Medical Commission would like to remind athletes and their teams of improvements to the Medical Checks.
Muaythai athletes competing at IFMA events know muaythai is a proudly clean sport with zero tolerance for doping. IFMA works within the guidelines of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to promote fairplay. Some athletes may need to take medication but they must apply for special permission if this medicine is on the WADA Prohibited List […]
IFMA extends a warm thank you to SportAccord and Natalie Mills, Project Manager with the Doping Free Sport Unit (DFSU) SportAccord, for an informative and interesting presentation on “Prevention Through Education” – Prevention is Cure.