Many representatives from NOCs, the OCA and the IOC came to enjoy the electrifying atmosphere, the ancient traditions of muaythai during the 5th Asian Beach Games. Over 40 NOCs sent their representatives to the Semi and the Finals of the Muaythai event; Mr Husain Al-Mussalam, the Director General & Technical Director of the OCA, the Manager of Olympic Solidarity in Asia, Mr Olivier Niamkey, the Presidents of both the NOCs of Thailand and Vietnam and so many other countries sat next to each other. Read More
In IFMA family tradition, a farewell party was organised for all the athletes, the officials and the coaches to say thank you to each other for upholding the spirit of fairplay and friendship. Since it was the beach games, a private boat has been chartered where over 250 people gathered together for a wonderful evening the Han River, enjoying the beautiful sights of Da Nang.
The last day of the Asian Beach Games Final was more than a success for the organisers of the ABG and the sport of Muaythai, as the stadium was packed to capacity to the point where a second VIP section had to be built to accommodate the many presidents of the NOCs, government representatives and so many sporting personalities. The event was live telecasted with various international press on hand. Read More