Spectators watching the semi-finals today in Macau were in for a real treat, the biggest names in Asian amateur muaythai jumped the ropes for the semi-final bouts. And hometown hero Tak Cheun surpassed all expectations when he took on The World Games and FISU WUC champion from Kazakhstan … winning in a blistering three rounds.
Today the AGM of the Federation of Amateur Muaythai Asia met to make plans for the next two years of the amateur muaythai calendar in Asia. Representatives from each muaythai federation in Asia attended the morning meeting, held at the event hotel during the Asian Muaythai Championships.
Athletes taking part in the Asian Championships attended the FAMA Athletes Forum today, learning practical information on to deepen their understanding of muaythai and the world around sport.
A joint Executive Board meeting took place between the board members of the Federation of Amateur Muaythai Asia (FAMA) and IFMA to discuss the muaythai agenda for 2021 and 2021 in Asia. The meeting took place during the Asian Championships.
The tournament is certainly heating up with a number of big names falling by the wayside today in shock results and the crowd were entertained right to the end of an action-packed day.
Young muaythai athletes from conflict-stricken regions join the celebrations at the muaythai Asian Championships – travelling from Afghanistan and other regions to the beautiful , bustling Macau.
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.