Eleven days of World Combat Games.
An opening ceremony like never seen before in the world of combat sports.
An event of inclusion, non-discrimination and equality.
Sixteen combat sports, many of them also having Para and Special disciplines.
A one venue approach with an exciting festival ground.
The best marital artists from all 5 continents.
A host who went above and beyond to place the athletes of all abilities at the center.
IFMA would like to say thank you to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to HRH the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his Vision 2030 and implementing it in this edition of the 2023 World Combat Games.
To HRH Prince Abdulaziz Bin Turki Alfaisal Alsaud the President of the National Olympic and Para Olympic Committee and Sports Minister, the entire LOC under the leadership of Prince Fahad Bin Mansour bin Saad Bin Saud Al Saud, the Vice President of National Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the entire SportAccord team and everyone who made this event the most exciting, outstanding World Combat Games, IFMA says thank you. We came as strangers, we left as friends.
We have seen the real Saudi Arabia with its history, beauty and hospitality and we say thank you and we assure you that there will be many more events to come but on behalf of the IFMA Family.
Shukran Kingdom of Saudi Arabia!