Saudi Arabia Official opening of the 2023 World Combat Games in Saudi Arabia. The Thai national martial arts team aims to win at least 5 gold medals. Ready to bring Muay Thai to the public To be more known
World Combat Games 2023 or World Combat Sports in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Between 20-30 October this is a combat sports competition. and martial arts, founded by Sport Accord to bring martial arts and a variety of combat sports brought to a global audience. Held every 4 years by the International Olympic Committee or IOC, there are 80 countries from around the world competing in 16 sports, including karate, boxing, sambo, sumo, wushu, judo, wrestling, and jujit. Aikido, kickboxing, fencing, arm wrestling, taekwondo, muay thai, savate and kendo, the competition has officially kicked off. Thailand has presented the performing arts of "Fencing" and "Mae Mai Muay Thai" which are Thai national martial arts. Showcasing the uniqueness of Thai fighting. The Thai athletes sent athletes, athletes, and officials to compete in 4 sports: kickboxing, sumo, Muay Thai, and jiu-jitsu. 15 athletes, 14 officials, a total of 29 people, expecting 5 gold medals, 1 silver medal, and 3 bronze medals.
In addition, the Thai government, Sports Authority of Thailand and the National Sports Development Fund There is also a project to promote the sport of Muay Thai. In this competition as well To promote Muay Thai and Muay Thai culture in various forms It is a way to promote the sport of Muay Thai to become more popular in all countries around the world. and for senior executives of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to gain understanding and faith and see the value of Muay Thai even more Including using the opportunity of this competition to gain more power in driving Muay Thai to the Olympics. It is also a response to the Thai government's policy. In using Muay Thai as soft power, creating value for Muay Thai and Thai people.
For this program, Channel 9 press 30 will broadcast it live for 6 days, on the night of October 24, Wednesday night, October 25 from 12:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., Thursday night, October 26, and Friday night, October 27, and Sunday night the 29th. October from 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday night, October 30, from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Let's hope and cheer for the Thai athletes in the World Combat Games 2023 to be successful this time. and bring Thai culture to the eyes of the world. - Thai News Agency
Source: Thai News Agency