ASBC President Mr. Anas Alotaiba sends his best wishes to the Thailand Boxing Association and to the Thai Boxing Family on their National Day

The President of the Asian Boxing Confederation and Vice-President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Mr. Anas Alotaiba, furthermore and the whole ASBC management are sending their best wishes to the Thailand Boxing Association and their whole Boxing Family on their National Day.  

The Thailand National Day or King Bhumibol’s birthday is considered a public holiday in the whole country. The general population takes a rest-off work and school while all of the government offices and the banks are closed. Silence is expected particularly at 8am and 6pm when the national anthem is being played. As the National Day falls on Saturday this year, Monday will be also a national holiday in Thailand.

The National Day is in remembrance of His Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest serving monarch who started his reign in 1946. He passed away in 2016 but the Thai people treats him as Father of the Nation due to what he has done four the country in terms of modernization and all of the developments. The Thai people have high respect for the late king, the local currency is also the symbol of the king.

Thailand achieved several titles and medals in the 2019 editions of the ASBC Asian Boxing Championships especially among the youth age group. Three of their strong girls claimed gold medals in the Ulaanbaatar 2019 ASBC Asian Youth Boxing Championships but the Thai boxers achieved strong results also in Bangkok, in Fujairah and in Kuwait City.

Four of their strong boxers have qualified for the Tokyo Olympic Games through the Asian & Oceanian Olympic Boxing Qualifying Event. AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships silver medallist Sudaporn Seesondee, ASBC Asian Women’s Youth Champion Baison Manikon, AIBA Youth World Champion 19-year-old Thitisan Panmod and veteran team captain Chatchai Decha Butdee have been preparing to their Olympic objectives with strong motivations.

Thailand returned to the trainings and to their national sport center short after the quarantine period and their top boxers are in top shape in the national event. Altogether 213 female and male bouts contested in the 2020 edition of the Thailand Elite National Boxing Championships in Muak Lek this November.

Eleven champions have been crowned in the new edition of the Thailand National Elite Boxing Championships in the Muak Lek District. The seventh competition day saw fantastic finals between the stars and the next generation members. Five of the winners are younger than 20 while three of their Tokyo Olympians won the titles in Muak Lek.

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