Muaythai athletes taking part in the Asian Championships got a birdseye view of Macau when they were taken up on Macau Tower for an adventurous walk. They were given the opportunity by the organisers to take a SkyWalk over the city.
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.
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.
An action-filled afternoon of amateur muaythai saw host nation Macau take a breather before a big day tomorrow, with the larger teams like Thailand and The Philippines having a successful day.
The eyes of the Asian muaythai community focused on Macau today as the draw took place for the 2018 Championships! Over 30 countries with 400 athletes and officials are settled in and ready for action tomorrow.