IFMA is very proud that the 2017 World Games Champion, multiple IFMA Champion and IWGA Athlete of the Year in 2016, Sofia Olofsson, has been chosen to be one of the IWGA flag bearers at the 2022 World Games Opening Ceremony in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Sofia is a true Muaythai ambassador on and off the […]
In January 2021, all The World Games fans got the opportunity to vote for The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time. Squash legend Nicol David (MAS) won the poll with 318,943 votes before 9-time Tug of War medallist from The World Games, James Kehoe (IRL), who participated in all the Games from 1981 to 2013 and won a […]
A true constellation of Muaythai stars made the list for the 54 kg female division. Sofia Olofsson from Sweden, Maria Lobo from Portugal, Bui Yen Ly from Vietnam and the current world champion Valeriya Drozdova from Russia are all equal contenders for the gold medal and a bout among any of them will be worth […]
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.