Thirteen young Muaythai athletes of the Academy of Martial Science and SMITE Academy of Martial Arts, under the banner of Mysore Combat Sports Association (MCSA), participated in the Youth Muaythai Gala held at Bengaluru to commemorate the Children’s Day (Nov. 14). The team won 7 gold, 5 Silver and 1 Bronze medal. The event was hosted by Muaythai Association of Karnataka and sanctioned by Muaythai India (MTI). This event also served as selection trials for the upcoming National Championships to be held in December where athletes from over 25 States are expected to participate. Seen in the picture (standing from left) Praful Raghavendra (12 years, -80 kgs: Gold Medal), G.M. Chandramouli (15 years, -35 kgs: Silver), G.M. Durgashree (12 years, -37 kgs: Gold), Kiran (Coach), Kru Syed Tanveer Ahmed (Founder Director, SMITE and International Referee), Kru Vikram (Secretary, WBC Muaythai India and Secretary, MCSA), Kru Samarth (Coach), S.K. Advika (10 years, -37 kgs: Silver Medal), Falkia Khan (14 years, -40 kgs: Silver) and H.R. Theeksha Bharuni (12 years, -57 kgs: Gold); Kneeling from left: Aryan Raj (13 years, -56 kgs: Silver), Ankush P. Mathad (11 years, -30 kgs: Bronze), Ayaan Ali (9 years, -30 kgs: Gold), Abhik K. Athrey (8 years, -25 kgs: Gold), Mohammed Hasen Khan (8 years, -32 kgs: Gold), Raaid Tanveer Syed (10 years, -30 kgs: Silver) and Kshaminaam Kanthraj Urs (10 years, -42 kgs: Gold).