Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Wordless Wednesday: MuayThai Afghanistan

Wordless Wednesday - these are NOT taken by me, but are from the Facebook page of  the Afghanistan National Federation of MuayThai.

MuayThai Ladies Championship on June 25th in Kabul, Afghanistan. **

Two (unnamed) Afghani women do MuayThai in Kabul

Prize-giving including one girl wearing MuayThai shorts (right)

Two Afghani girls doing the 'Ram Muay' - dance to show respect to trainers before a fight 
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** Thanks to Rosy Hayward for spotting these.


Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Interesting and unexpected.

Here's my Wordless Wednesday!

NCSue said...

These ladies would be some fearsome fighters I feel sure!
Thank you for sharing at

real girl sport said...

@ Deb - quite unexpected to be fair - I saw them shared on social media and thought there are some women who should be known about!

real girl sport said...

@NC Sue - they look tough alright. And would be fighting outside the ring for permission to train in some cases as well as in the ring with their opponents.