IFMA Youth World Muay Thai Championships 2018
This year IFMA Muay Thai World Championship among young competitors is held from 2 to 10 August in Bangkok. The event takes place at the Nimibutr Stadium, following FISU Uni Worlds held at the Hard Rock Hotel in Pattaya in July.
As many as 83 national teams have registered aspiring to compete for medals. As a result an upcoming event is the “biggest gathering of young athletes yet”, International Federation of Muaythai Amateur reported.
Team Australia brings to Thai city-capital 37 participants. The roster includes the athletes from six different states.
Among everything, in addition to the bouts inside the square circle, the programme of an eight-day sporting fiesta includes a Youth Conference in the UN building in downtown Bangkok. As well, some of the athletes take part in a choir, singing the muaythai anthem together, and participate in Muay Boran exhibition. Topping up the bill, a prize for “the best Wai Kru” is on the line. More information and fight results can be found on IFMA website.