The Arafura Games are one of the leading events on the sport calendar in Oceania in which many Olympic Sports participate. Only 2 sports have been included which are not also on the Olympic Programme, namely Speak Takraw and Muaythai.
This event will be the first for the 2021 World Games qualifier and all leading muaythai countries like France, Ukraine, Turkey, Thailand, Malaysia, Iran, UAE, just to name a few are sending their top athletes there.
Australia the home country is proud to welcome the world’s best in Darwin but also understands the challenge ahead at this high level competition. The Organising Committee has praised IFMA for not only coming with such large delegations, but also for ensuring that the sport’s elite athletes will be present.