Patras, 30 MAY 2024 — The International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA) is thrilled to announce that the IFMA World Championships 2024 will be broadcast live in over 200 countries worldwide. This unprecedented coverage will be facilitated by major media partners, including the Olympic Channel, Eurovision Sport, and the Asian Broadcasting Union. All events, including the para and special disciplines, as well as the cultural events, will be highlighted in this global telecast.

In addition to these major broadcasters, numerous regional TV networks have committed to providing extensive coverage. Networks such as NBC Saudi Arabia, Ukraine Export, Lithuania Sport One, MTRK Uzbekistan, and TVR1 Indonesia will air two-hour highlight segments daily, ensuring that viewers across different regions can stay up-to-date with the championships’ excitement and developments.

IFMA Director General Charissa Tynan, alongside the IFMA Broadcasting team led by Hagen Bosdorf, held a press conference to introduce the media partners and unveil the event schedule. During the conference, it was confirmed that the opening and closing ceremonies will also be broadcast live worldwide, further enhancing the event’s reach and engagement.

Charissa Tynan emphasised the significance of this extensive coverage, stating, “Broadcasting and digital coverage will bring the spirit of ancient Greece and the vibrant atmosphere of the muaythai arena to audiences around the globe. We are committed to ensuring the fullest coverage and to showcasing the inclusion and diversity that the IFMA World Championships stand for.”

The IFMA World Championships 2024 promise to be a landmark event, celebrating the sport of muaythai and its cultural heritage while promoting inclusivity and diversity. With the support of its media partners, IFMA aims to bring this spectacular event to a global audience, offering an immersive experience that highlights the athletes’ dedication and the championships’ unique spirit.