After the first half of the Junior Finals had taken place, the President of the Turkish Muaythai Federation, Mr. Halil Durna, opened the Medal Ceremony under a hail of confetti. The medal ceremonies for the Male Kids category took place, followed by the second half of the Junior Finals.
Day 5 of the Kids and Juniors World Championships saw the finals in the Male and Female divisions. The crowds were particularly lively as countries and teams cheered for their favourites.
The third part of the IFMA Members Workshop focused on IFMA’s “Sport Is Your Gang” project. The presentation opened with a video of Muaythai social projects, followed by clips of some of Muaythai’s champions speaking about their life experiences with Muaythai and showing their support for “Sport Is Your Gang.” IFMA was happy to introduce […]
An IFMA Members Workshop was held during the Kids and Junior World Championships, organised around three topics. The workshop was organised in cooperation with SportAccord, who sent representative Natalie Mills from the SportAccord Doping Free Sport Unit to address the National Federations. A third special guest was Pernilla Johansson from the Frysbox Project and Swedish […]
Twenty-one countries participated in the Wai Khru competition as part of the Kids and Junior World Championships, across four age divisions. The competition was judged on all aspects of the Wai Khru, integrating the cultural and technical aspects of Muaythai, with the inclusion of each country’s own cultural signature. The competition was held in a […]
Day 2 saw again a stadium packed, with a great atmosphere, from the opening bell to the last second. Over 30 countries were due to fight, with the cadets once again stealing the show, performing beautiful wai khrus, and skills far beyond their ages. Outstanding sportsmanship was the key, with the kids showing the highest […]