The annual World Games Meeting was held during the SportAccord Convention in Sochi Russia where the world of sport came together to meet as one. Muaythai was represented at the worldwide sport meeting by IFMA President, Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan who was able to contribute to the meeting on behalf of the Muaythai community.
IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox, and IFMA Sport Director, Charissa Tynan, were also present at the important meeting to represent Muaythai. Along with the IFMA representatives, the Director General of the Department of Physical Education of Thailand, Dr Patanachart Kridiborworn, was also present at the meeting on invitation of IFMA.
Many important decisions were made, the presentation on The World Games 2017, in which Muaythai is one of the official sports in the program. The final approval of the AGM on The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama was also decided upon at the meeting.
Muaythai is a proud member of the IWGA, and as the IOC says that they will create even more cooperation with the world games, it means exciting times ahead for all sports in the games.