Kyrgyzstanis have become Muay Thai WMF world champions. President of Muay Thai Federation of the Kyrgyz Republic (WMF version) Syrgak Aitaliev told 24.kg news agency.
The World Championship is held on March 12-20 in Bangkok (Thailand). Representatives of 44 countries compete for medals. The national team of Kyrgyzstan consists of 12 wrestlers. They compete among amateurs and semi-professionals.
Nikita Tsoi (adults, 57 kg) won three fights and became a two-time world champion among amateurs. Earlier, he won 2016 World Championship. Evgeny Trubchaninov (adults, 54 kg) and Alikhan Ergeshov (juniors, 57 kg) also won gold medals. This is their triumph at the World Championship.
In addition, Abdulaziz Turanbaev won silver in his category, and Erik Botsoroga, Albert Baktybekov, Zamirbek Kochkorov and Zhyrgalbek Omurzakov — bronze medals.