International Forum – Martial Arts and Combat Sports in Society

The 2013 International Forum was organised by SportAccord, RUMA, Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation and the Government of St. Petersburg and was held at the Constantine Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia. Read More

Muaythai says “Thank you, Spasibo Saint Petersburg”

7 days in one of the most beautiful and historic city of Russia, St Petersburg came to an end and IFMA would like to thank everyone for organizing such a fantastic event.

Firstly, we thank SportAccord for their vision with the World Combat Games. Together with the Government of the Russian Federation, city of Saint Petersburg, and RUMA they have made tremendous effort to ensure that all participants enjoy the event. Special thanks to the Russian Muaythai Federation for their hard work and we congratulate them for becoming ultimate team champion.

And certainly, we thank all athletes, volunteers and spectators that came from all over the world and created such an electrifying atmosphere in St Petersburg.

These games have been extraordinary and we thank all the officials that ensured fair play, and the also must appreciation must be given to the organizers and the host country for all efforts and hard work that made World Combat Games 2013 such a memorable event.

2013 Sport Accord World Combat Games – Day 1 – Quarter Finals

Yubileyniy Sport Complex was perfectly set up with two rings, spectacular backdrops, all complemented by ethnic musicians from Thailand throughout 44 bouts. A total of 39 countries from 5 continents qualified through the World Championships, the Continental Championships, the Asian Indoor Games and other events to be part of the SportAccord World Combat Games in St. Petersburg. Read More