IFMA Zoom Webinars on the Virtual Championships

    Zoom webinars held over the past 2 days to accommodate the different time zones saw many faces from over 100 IFMA national federations to receive an official briefing and presentation by the IFMA Secretary General and Director on the IFMA Virtual Championships. During the 90-minute sessions, federation representatives were taken through a step-by-step […]

IFMA Youth Medals Travel to Five Continents

The Youth World Championships 2018 attracted young muaythai athletes from around the world who showed amazing skills in the ring, became stars of the gala night, tried the seats at the United Nations headquarters in Asia and made friendships sure to last for years to come.

IFMA Youth Wish for Peace

The 2018 IFMA Youth Championship has had many highlights besides the competitions, conferences and activities. One of them was the planting of a wishing tree which made its entrance during the Youth Wai Kru Forum.

Awards for outstanding young athletes during the Youth World Championships!

There were almost 700 young athletes from 82 countries gathered in Bangkok this week, all showing great muaythai skill and talent. And among them were a few who really stood out either for their ring skills or their exemplary behaviour during the tournament. IFMA honoured these young athletes and some officials at a moving ceremony […]

Gold medal day at the Youth World Championships in Bangkok, Thailand

Four rings were in action again today with just over 80 gold medal bouts taking place for the boys and girls at the youth world championships in Bangkok. As the medal count mounted it became clear that while some large teams did well,  some smaller teams actually won more gold medals.

Day 3 at the muaythai Youth World Championships

What an exciting day of muaythai with the youngest athletes battling it out in two rings while their teenage peers faced each other in another two, and the crowds were treated to such high quality action it was hard to tell these were young athletes.