IFMA campaign to end violence against women and girls has truly gained momentum around the world and Thailand’s female superstar Chommanee, who lost her world title in August in IFMA world championship was defending her trophy again in the Super 4 female.
The arena was packed with over 30 million viewers on TV and the girls received a standing ovation when entering the ring. It was Chommanee taking on Gia Winberg, from Finland in the first semi-final fight. A fantastic display which again showed that female Muaythai is as popular as male Muaythai. Both girls showing why they are the best in the world.
It was Chommanee who took the first semi final bout. The next semi-final bout was between Sandra Brew from Australia and Truong Thi Hong Gna from Vietnam with Australia showing again how strong female Muaythai is in Oceania booking her spot in the final.
The final had the stadium on their feet. Chommanee again showed her skills while Sandra from Australia trying to decide the bout in the mid range making it truly entertaining. Chommanee winning the last and final round, making her the winner and the 3rd time she defend the trophy after King’s Cup 2014 in St. Tropez and this time in Bangkok.
Congratulations to Chommanee and all the other athletes. Montira Narkvichien, Regional Communications Specialist of UN Women, stated she can outline again that the commitment that Muaythai family is putting in the campaign is truly extraordinary.