This year’s IFMA Youth World Conference was attended by a special guest, the president of the Association of Recognised International Sports Associations (Aris) Mr Raffaele Chiulli.
Muaythai was recognized by the IOC in December 2016, and now is a member of ARISF which is one of the five umbrella bodies recognized by the IOC. This meant for the first time the ARISF flag was carried into the IFMA Youth Conference.
Youth from five continents proudly marched in the flag parade, and two of them carrying the ARISF flag to the strains of the ‘We are Muaythai’ song.
President Chiulli congratulated IFMA on their IOC recognition. He also congratulated IFMA and the Youth Commission on their outstanding youth development work in combining sport and education; the foundation-stone of the Olympic ideals.
He also stated he is very impressed with this championship, not just the competition but equally the education programmes, and the cultural square.
He congratulated the IFMA family, and said that he feels proud to have IFMA in the ARISF family.
President Chiulli also attended the stadium during the tournament, watching the bouts and meeting some of the youth athletes.
On the final night he attended the IFMA Youth Gala to see which athletes won awards for their behavior in and out of the ring showing sportsmanship and friendship
The IFMA World Youth Conference this year was attended by a special guest, President of the Association of international sports associations recognized (Aris) Raffaele Chiulli. Muaythai has been recognized by the IOC in December 2016 and now is a member of ARISF which is one of the five umbrella bodies recognized by the IOC. This meant for the first time that the flag was transported ARISF in youth IFMA Conference. The youth from five continents marched proudly in the flag parade and two of them carry the flag ARISF to the strains of the song 'We Fight'. The President Chiulli has congratulated IFMA for their recognition of the IOC. It also congratulated the IFMA and Youth Commission for their extraordinary work of youth development in combining sport and education; The foundation stone of the Olympic ideals. Capo ARISF Raffaele Chiulli e Presidente IFMA Sakchye Tapsuwan Ha anche affermato di essere molto impressionato da questo campionato, not only competition, as well as education programs and cultural plaza. He congratulated the IFMA family and said he was proud to have IFMA in ARISF family. President Chiulli participated at the stadium during the tournament, watching the attacks and meeting some of the young athletes. Rafaelle Chiulli ARISF alle scuole della gioventù con Dmitry Putilin Russia Dato Shahnaz Azmi Malaysia Nella serata finale ha partecipato al Gala Youth Youth di IFMA per vedere quali atleti hanno vinto premi per il loro comportamento dentro e fuori dall'anello che mostra sportività e amici zia