In front of the President of SportAccord Mr Hein Verbruggen, the President of the World Muaythai Council General Thanajaro, the President of IFMA Dr Tapsuwan, and so many dignitaries from around the world, beautiful Samarkand was the perfect venue for this historical event.
The Final of the Silk Road Cup 2013 has attracted many dignitaries, such as the President of SportAccord, Mr. Verbruggen, the President of IFMA, Dr. Tapsuwan, General Thanajaro, IFMA General Secretary Mr. Fox, EMF General Secretary Mr. Szlachta, and member of the Thai Government Sports Commission, Mr. Uthaiviankul, the President of the Uzbekistan Muaythai Federation and FAMA Vice President Mr. Tashmatov and General Secretary of the Uzbekistan NOC, Mr. Kasimov.
The Silk Road Cup is a concept which mixes culture and sport throughout Asia and Europe, along the route of the historic Silk Road.
Many VIPs will be travelling to attend the Final in Samarkand, representatives from cultural and sporting ministries. The President of SportAccord, Mr. Hein Verbruggen, will be a guest of honour, as this event is an official qualifier for the 2013 World Combat Games, which will be held from the 18th-26th October in St Petersburg, Russia.