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IFMA World Muaythai Championships
Competition details
DisciplineMuay Thai
TypeMuay Thai and Muay Boran
OrganiserInternational Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA)
History
First edition1999 in Bangkok, Thailand
Editions17 (2018)
Final edition2018 in Cancún, Mexico

The IFMA World Muaythai Championships are annual Muay Thai competitions organised by the International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA). Alongside the World Games, it is the highest level of world competition for Muay Thai.

Individual events

Event WCH WYCH
Elite U23 U17 U15 U13 U11
M W M W B G B G B G B G
−30 kg
−32 kg
−34 kg
−36 kg
−38 kg
−40 kg
−42 kg
−44 kg
−45 kg (Pinweight)
−46 kg
−48 kg (Light flyweight)
−50 kg
−51 kg (Flyweight)
−52 kg
−54 kg (Bantamweight)
−56 kg
−57 kg (Featherweight)
−58 kg
−60 kg (Lightweight)
+60 kg
−63.5 kg (Light welterweight)
−67 kg (Welterweight)
+67 kg
−71 kg (Light middleweight)
+71 kg
−75 kg (Middleweight)
+75 kg
−81 kg (Light heavyweight)
+81 kg
−86 kg (Cruiserweight)
−91 kg (Heavyweight)
+91 kg (Super heavyweight)
Total 13 11 13 11 14

Senior Championships

Edition Year Host city
1 1993 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
2 1995 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
3 1996 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
4 1997 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
5 1999 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
6 2000 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
7 2001 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
8 2002 Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
Edition Year Dates Host city Venue
9 2003 Kazakhstan Almaty, Kazakhstan Baluan Sholak Sports Palace
10 2005 31 May–7 June Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
11 2006 5–12 November[1] Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
12 2007 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Fashion Island
13 2008 September[2] South Korea Busan, South Korea Sajik Arena
14 2009 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
15 2010 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
16 2011 25–27 September Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent Tennis Centre
17 2012 19–28 May Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia Yubileyny Sports Palace
Edition Year Dates Host city Venue Medal count winner
18 2014 6–13 September Malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre  Thailand (7)
19 2015 10–23 August Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Nimibutr Stadium  Thailand (6)
20 2016 19–28 May Sweden Jönköping, Sweden Kinnarps Arena  Thailand (6)
21 2017 3–12 May[3] Belarus Minsk, Belarus Minsk Sports Palace  Thailand (8)
Edition Year Dates Host city Venue Athletes Nations Events Medal count winner
22 2018 10–19 May Mexico Cancún, Mexico Boulevard Kukulcan Lt45-47 404 77 37  Russia (7)
23 2019 20–28 July Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Huamark Sports Complex 600 89 44  Russia (6)
24 2021
25 2023 1 –7 October Turkey Kemer , , Turkey Daima Biz Resort

Youth Championships

Edition Year Dates Host city Venue
1 2005 31 May–7 June Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
1 2006 5–12 November[1] Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
2 2007 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Fashion Island
3 2008 September[2] South Korea Busan, South Korea Sajik Arena
4 2009 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
5 2010 27 November–5 December Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Mcc Hall The Mall Bangkapi
6 2011 25–27 September Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan Tashkent Tennis Centre
7 2012 19–28 May Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia Yubileyny Sports Palace
8 2013 13–17 March Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Ahmet Cömert Sport Hall
9 2014 6–13 September Malaysia Langkawi, Malaysia Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre
Edition Year Dates Host city Venue Medal count winner
10 2015 10–23 August Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Nimibutr Stadium  Thailand (21)
11 2016 24 August–1 September Thailand Bangkok, Thailand Nimibutr Stadium  Thailand (27)
Edition Year Dates Host city Venue Athletes Nations Events Medal count winner
12 2017 3–11 August Thailand Bangkok, Thailand National Stadium 767 77 110  Thailand (49)
13 2018 Turkey Kemer , , Turkey Thailand Bangkok, Thailand National Stadium 635 86 99  Thailand (31)
14 2019 28 September–6 October Turkey Antalya, Turkey Lara Turizm Yolu Kundu Mevkii
2023 1 –7 October Turkey Kemer , , Turkey Daima Biz Resort

References

  1. ^ a b "World Amateur Muaythai Championships 2006".
  2. ^ a b "What is IFMA?".
  3. ^ "Opening Ceremony of IFMA World Championships 2017".