Pernilla Johansson Elected as New President of Swedish Muaythai

Pernilla Johannson needs no introduction in the world of female Muaythai. She made her way up through the ranks from the Swedish, to the Nordic, to IFMA and WMC World Champion. After her impressive career and outstanding accomplishments in the ring, Pernilla continued her journey in the sport at the Swedish Muaythai Federation and began work in her social involvement through Frysbox. She also became the Chairwoman of the IFMA Youth Commission, and was the winner of the 2014 Spirit of Muaythai award for her outstanding contribution to Muaythai and the community.

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Athletes Using the Power of Muaythai For Good

One of the main goals of Muaythai is to use the power of sport to contribute to society and to make our communities a better place. Whether it is inside or outside the ring, the values of Muaythai, respect, honour, tradition, excellence and fairplay, are instilled in all participants and stakeholders.

One of the largest Muaythai clubs under the Swedish Muaythai Federation, Fighter MuayThai, a well-known gym in Sweden which has trained several well-known Swedish Muaythai superstars like Elina Nilsson and Alex Tobiasson Harris, recently collaborated on a project provide water, food, and the right essentials to support children from a local community in Cambodia.

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Check out the “Frysbox” page on IFMA!

IFMA is happy to launch its official page for Frysbox, project partner in the “Sport Is Your Gang” campaign. Frysbox is a social project based in Sweden, aimed at helping youth find a sense of belonging in sport, and with one another.

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