Ekaterinburg, Russia – World Thai Boxing Champion Artem Pashporin flew to Ekaterinburg to give a master class at the SportAccord World Sport & Business Summit 2022 pavilion.
For 18 years, the Russian Thai Boxing Federation has been developing the sport across the country, and Sverdlovsk region is at the centre of this system. A month ago, the International Olympic Committee granted full International Olympic Committee (IOC) recognition to Muaythai – a historic moment for the sport.
The SportAccord 2022 presentation pavilion, which became the focal point of all sports in the Urals for one week, became the venue for a master class by world and European champion, professional fighter Artem Pashporin. He flew to Ekaterinburg from Nizhny Novgorod to share his experience with young students from local schools.
Over 18 years of its existence, the Sverdlovsk Thai Boxing Federation has trained 20 masters of sports, nine masters of sports of international class, 15 winners of the World Championship and four European champions.