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Sveva Melillo Receives Recognition for Gold Medal at the World Games

Sveva Melilo received a warm welcome upon her return from the World Games in Birmingham USA as she was hosted by the Mayor and the Municipal Councilor of Sports of her city, Viterbo. Sveva won gold in the 54kg category returning home to a warm reception from her many friends and family. The Mayor of […]

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IFMA Praised for Universality at The World Games 2022

IFMA and Muaythai was praised for their universality having medal winners from all 5 continents. IFMA very much believes that everyone should have the opportunity to be part of sport regardless of economic status, origin and background. The qualifications for The World Games took place for more than 2 years with over 20,000 athletes trying […]

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Iman Barlow Raises the Benchmark

Iman Barlow received a great honour from the local council and mayor of her city Alan Hewson upon her return from the World Games in Birmingham to award her efforts as an international sports person. Iman received a gold medal at the Games before being awarded a Gold Bench and Plaque, by her local council […]

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The Sporting World Meets at Muaythai Finals

The muaythai final was one of the highlights of The World Games 2022. The stadium was packed to the bursting point with the VIP area seeing so many sports personalities in attendance.  In attendance was the Honorary President of the World Games Ron Froehlich, the CEO of IWGA Joachim Gossow, Executive Board members from IWGA, Lukas Hinder […]

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TWG2022 Best Wai Khru goes to…

At The World Games 2022 IFMA not only honors the combative competition, but also the traditional performances that are so richly intertwined in the art and sport of muaythai. Known as the Wai Khru Ram Muay, the wai is a traditional Thai greeting and action of bringing the palms together at the heart center and the bowing […]

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We Are The Champions

Muaythai was one of the most talked about sports at the World Games 2022 in Birmingham. The Boutwell Auditorium was filled every competition day and the final saw athletes from all 5 continents competing for the medals. Team USA performed above all expectations having 5 in the final followed by Ukraine, Thailand, Morocco, Australia, and many others. The […]

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Full House for Muaythai for the Semi-Finals at TWG2022

Full House at the Boutwell Auditorium with the auditorium at capacity with home grown southern fans for Day 2 of Muaythai at the 2022 World Games. The Boutwell Auditorium was bustling with spectators cheering on the semi-final matches with oohs and ahhs of excitement as the athletes poured their hearts out in the race for […]

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Day 1 of The World Games 2022 – Nak Muay Bring Down the House!

Birmingham was on fire for the first day of the Muaythai competition seeing the best of the best Nak Muay from 32 countries with full gender equality, opening with the female competitions with every fight being good enough to be gold medal bouts. Team USA was supported by a large home team audience and Janet […]