IFMA congratulates the new IWGA Athlete of the Year – speed climber Reza Alipourshenazandifar from Iran.
Sofia Olofsson (SWE) tops the polls and wins the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016! The 28-year-old Muaythai fighter wins the race by a huge margin . Olofsson won 39 % of the votes, making her clear number 1.
Congratulations to Vewart Comta, IWGA Athlete of the Month for August 2015. The Muaythai fighter from Thailand won the gold medal (weight class 57 kg) at the IFMA Muaythai Royal World Cup in Bangkok. He became the first athlete to qualify for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland. Finally, the Jury, made up of all […]
IFMA Congratulates Ron Froehlich on Being Named Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman
Ron Froehlich, Honorary Life President of the International World Games Association (IWGA) has been named an Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman for 2015. The 47th Annual Induction Ceremony was held on Saturday at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. IWGA CEO Joachim Gossow attended the ceremony in Ron Froehlich’s hometown Birmingham, Alabama, which is […]
World Games President, Council Member of the Summer Olympic Sport and IOC member, Mr José Perurena, congratulated IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox on his election as AIMS President, and at the same time, IFMA congratulated Mr Perurena on his election into the ASOIF Board. Muaythai is a proud member of the IWGA, and certainly, AIMS will work closely […]
IFMA and the world of Muaythai would like to congratulate IWGA President José Perurena on his election to the ASOIF board. The election took place at the recent SportAccord Convention. The ASOIF is the Association of all the International Federations involved in the Summer Olympic Games. Mr Perurena (also President of the International Canoe Federation) was elected […]
Valentina Shevchenko needs no introduction in the world of Muaythai. She has won 8 IFMA world Championships, first as a junior in 2003, then she went on to win the titles consecutively from 2006 to 2010, 2012, and 2014. Valentina hails from a martial arts family; her mother a dedicated martial artist, part of the […]