After a line of incredible events like the SEA Games in Ho Chi Minh, Senior World Championships in Abi Dhabi, The World Games in Birmingham, the next stop on the 2022 events calendar is the Youth World Championships in beautiful Malaysia.

The Youth World Championships is the IFMA flagship event, building for the next generation. Our youth is our hope, and the IFMA Youth World Championships is an event that seeks to combine cultural, sporting and educational exchange.

Over 1500 athletes, officials workshop participants from all five continents are once again expected to convene in Kuala Lumpur Dato Shahnaz Azmi, the President of the Malaysian Muaythai Federation, FAMA Vice President and IFMA Executive Committee member stated “This event will be more than just a sporting event. It will bring the youth of the world back to the competitive stage after having been restricted from muaythai training and competitive opportunities by the global pandemic. Malaysia thanks IFMA for granting the hosting rights of this year’s event to Malaysia. Thanks also to the Malaysian Government for the incredible support to make it all happen.”