The Finnish Championships just concluded last weekend and many IFMA champions will again be featured on the highest level in 2020.
Finland is the first European country to organise its national qualifiers for the World and European Championships with IFMA top athletes joining the race to be featured at the top Muaythai events.
Anna Rantanen who is the current world champion is now waiting for the Swedish qualifiers. Anna’s rival in her weigh division Angela Mamic will be soon have her chance to make her national team, and two athletes may have a deciding match in Abu Dhabi this year.
Satu Mykkanen from HTBC Gym is making the Finnish team for 2020 events. Satu is the IFMA silver medalist at the World Championships in Bangkok and bronze at the Europe in Minsk. She is considered by many as one of the most dangerous opponents in her 45 kg division. HTBC Gym where Satu trains is a truly legendary place giving the Muaythai such athletes as Katarina Perkkio who is now one of the most experience IFMA referees.
Gia Windberg from PorvTBC, one of the legends of the Finnish Muaythai who has been part of so many IFMA events books her spot in the main team again bringing her experience to IFMA events in 2020.
Finland is a true powerhouse for the womens’ division athletes with Riikka Jarvenpaa, Tessa Kakkonen and so many other athletes who make the Finnish team a serious opponent to any country.