The United Emirates proudly have been awarded the Asian Championships 2019 and preparation are made through the entire country to promote Muaythai and to send the best possible athletes to compete against Asia’s best.
UAE already made history at last year IFMA World Championships in Mexico when two UAE athletes made it to the final and one of them returned with gold making the entire nation proud.
The Board Member and Executive Director of the federation Mr. Tareq Mohamed Al Mehairi said that building for the future is the key and for the last 18 months youth development work has been done, as well as education of officials and coaches. All this has paid off including participation in as many events as possible.
180 athletes from 35 gyms participated in the national championships to build the UAE team which will participate in the upcoming ARAFURA Games in Australia and the World Championships in Thailand. Soon the Youth Championships will be held for the youth national team members to represent UAE in Turkey.
Mr. Al Mehairi stated that UAE is a small country in size but nevertheless they have all the potential as with their never-die attitude and their determination for excellence the future of UAE