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Cairns Local Wins GOLD at Muay Thai World Championships

Updated: Jun 24, 2023

In a momentous achievement, Cairns resident Amy Glennon has returned triumphant from Turkey after her remarkable performance at the ISKA World Championships. Competing in the fiercely contested 55kg female Muay Thai division, Amy showcased her exceptional skills and determination, ultimately emerging victorious with a stunning victory over her opponent from Morocco. In this blog post, we celebrate Amy's incredible journey, highlighting her training, achievements, and the path that led her to claim the gold medal at the prestigious Muay Thai World Championships.


Amy Glennon's Road to Success:

Just a few years ago, Amy Glennon embarked on her Muay Thai journey under the guidance of Pretty Top Team Head Coach Paul Hosking. Through her dedication, discipline, and unwavering commitment, Amy quickly made a name for herself in the local fighting scene. Her passion and drive led her to participate in nine intense bouts, where she demonstrated her skills and resilience, amassing an impressive record of 7 wins and 2 defeats.


The ISKA World Championships Triumph:

The pinnacle of Amy's journey came at the ISKA World Championships, where she represented both Cairns and Australia in the 55kg female Muay Thai division. In a highly anticipated fight against a talented opponent from Morocco, Amy's determination and skill set the stage for an exhilarating battle. Displaying her signature technique and precision, she swiftly concluded the fight in a mere 45 seconds with a series of devastating knees to the sternum, leaving no doubt about her dominance in the ring. The crowd erupted in applause as Amy emerged as the victor, claiming the gold medal and etching her name in Muay Thai history.


Training with Pretty Top Team:

Under the tutelage of Head Coach Paul Hosking at Pretty Top Team, Amy honed her skills and sharpened her techniques. Through rigorous training sessions, she developed a deep understanding of the art of Muay Thai, mastering the intricacies of strikes, defensive maneuvers, and overall ring strategy. The guidance and expertise provided by Coach Paul and the supportive environment at Pretty Top Team played a vital role in Amy's growth as an athlete.


A Remarkable Journey Continues:

Amy Glennon's journey has been filled with remarkable achievements, from capturing the ISKA Queensland title in July to securing her spot on the Australian team for the World Championships. Her recent success in Turkey is a testament to her unwavering dedication and relentless pursuit of excellence. As she continues to train and compete, we eagerly anticipate witnessing Amy's future accomplishments and the further growth of her promising career.


Cairns local Amy Glennon's awe-inspiring triumph at the Muay Thai World Championships stands as a testament to her exceptional talent and unwavering determination. From her humble beginnings as a student at Pretty Muay Thai, Amy's journey has been one of continuous growth, marked by victories and a steadfast commitment to her craft. As we celebrate her recent gold medal win, we applaud her relentless pursuit of greatness and eagerly anticipate the next chapter in her flourishing Muay Thai career. Amy Glennon has undoubtedly become a shining star in the world of Muay Thai, representing Cairns and Australia with pride.


Cairns Muay Thai World Champion

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