LANGKAWI, May 9 (Bernama) -- National Muay Thai exponent Mohd Lokman Akimi Mat Roji did Malaysia proud when he won the gold medal in the men's senior 48-51kg category at the International Federation of Muay Thai Associations (IFMA) Amateur Championship 2014 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre(MIEC) here Friday.
Lokman, also a gold medallist at the Myanmar SEA Games last December, defeated Boulasdal Farid of Morocco in the final.
"It was a keen fight in the final with both of us going all out for the gold medal...but I did better today," Mohd Lokman Akimi said after the fight.
Meanwhile, his coach Mohd Hamdan Mokhtar said Mohd Lokman Hakimi gave a splendid performance and it was only a matter of time before he could compete in the Class A category.
"This is the result of the structured training he has undergone. He just needs to improve on his stamina and technique," he said.....