At the end of the muaythai World University Championships special awards were given out to athletes who stood out for their sporting skills, and also to athletes who showed the true muaythai spirit and character in some way during the event. These awards are separate to the medals which are won in the ring.
Today was a bitter-sweet day as the excitement of the finals mixed with the last few hours of what has been a warm and welcoming championships. Nine gold medals were awarded along with silver and bronze to some of the best young muaythai athletes around.
Today muaythai history was made with the awarding of the first medals in at the first muaythai World University Championships. The FISU anthem was played nine times as the medals were awarded in glorious sunshine. Read More