At every tournament IFMA and EMF recognise the outstanding achievements and sportsmanship of athletes and officials – both inside and outside the ring. And of course one team scoops the award for Best Team based on their results.
One table was the centre of attention before the bouts began today; the table covered in gold, silver and bronze medals. Every athlete who entered the hall knew they had a chance to take one home today, everything depending on their heart and skills. (see video below)
Today the first bouts got underway in Paris starting after the opening ceremony with a cracking bout between host France and Portugal.
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.