Friday, November 14, 2008

IFMA at Sport for All Congress 3rd - 6th November 2008

Muaythai was again invited to the world Sport for All Congress under patronage of the IOC and in collaboration with GAISF. This year’s organiser was the Malaysian Olympic Council and the event was held at beautiful Genting highlands. IFMA was represented by General Secretary Stephan Fox and the Malaysian Muaythai representative Mr. Muhd Shahnaz Azmi.
Many important personalities from the world were present especially from IOC and GAISF. The Vice President of the IOC Mr. Nikolaou opened the event together with the IOC Chairman of the Sport for All Commission, Mr. Walter Troger and the President of the Olympic Committee of Malaysia HRH Prince Tunku Imran. A wide range of topics was covered from physical activity of young people, the role of Sport for All in the world of Information Technology, Sport for All’s responses to the challenges of aging populations, Sport for All and Social Justice and Focus on the Olympic and Sport Movements for all Initiatives.
It was an important gathering and a great opportunity to discuss future activities of the muaythai world.
Compliments must go to the Olympic Committee of Malayisa, HRH Prince Tunku Imran and the General Secretary of the Olympic Committee of Malaysia Mr. Sie Kok Chi for a fantastic organisation.

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