The muaythai women of Iran in Asgabat 2017!
Ashgabat has really opened its heart to muaythai as the second day of competition saw huge excitement in and outside of the rings.
These athletes represent the best of the best from Asian and Oceania muaythai, sent by their National Olympic Committees to proudly fly the flag for their countries. Read More
IFMA muaythai thrilled to be part of this exciting Opening Ceremony IMAGE: Ashgabat 2017
Over two hours of spectacular dance, music and sporting action athletes from around Asia and Oceania were welcomed to Ashgabat for the Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games.
Due to the high number of muaythai athletes taking part, some bouts already took place before the ceremony. But all the teams were in place to join in the athletes’ parade and enjoy the sights. Read More
Wai kru before his bout for Yorkanat Ospan Kazakhstan
Muaythai opens at Asian Indoor & Martial Art Games 2017. The beautiful city of Ashgabat in the heart of Central Asia plays the host for 5th AIMAG 2017. Muaythai is one of the most popular sports at the game and because of the nigh number of National Olympic Committees sending teams, Muaythai had to start before the opening ceremony. IFMA Technical Delegate, Dmitry Putlin stated that preparation have been well and the result is seen that the arena looks amazing and was packed to the last seat.
For the first time Oceania also sent a representative with a team of men and women from Tahiti, and they join teams from every corner of Asia under the IFMA banner at this great games with 65 nations attending in total. Read More