Lebanon Completes Selection for the Youth World Championships

The Lebanese muaythai federation held qualifiers for the IFMA Youth World Championships, which will take place from 28th September to 6th October in Antalya, Turkey.
More than 300 young athletes and aspiring future IFMA champions took part in the youth national championships, marking their place on the youth national team for the upcoming youth world championships.

Lebanese young athletes at all age categories and weight divisions competed in 19 hours of continuous daily bouts, just a pre-cursor to what is sure to be an exciting World Championship in Antalya. The event was attended by more than 1500 spectators. The medal winners will be proudly representing Lebanon in the IFMA Youth World Championship in Antalya, walking with pride behind their national flag.

The President of the Lebanese Muaythai Federation Mr. Sami Kiblawi truly staged an great event for the youth who felt superstars as spectators filled the stadium to see the winners going to Turkey.

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