The UAE Youth Kickboxing Championship wrapped up on Sunday following three days of intense competition at the Space 42 Arena in Al Raha Beach, Abu Dhabi. The event showcased 571 male and female athletes from 41 clubs. At the conclusion of the tournament, Team UAM claimed the top spot with 10 gold and one silver medals, trailed by Khaleej International Sports with seven gold, four silver, and eight bronze medals. Golden Sport Center – Al Ain secured third place with seven gold and two bronze medals. The final day was marked by fierce competition, with champions being honored by Abdullah Al Neyadi, President of the Asian and Arab Muay Thai Federation and the UAE Muay Thai and Kickboxing Federation, alongside Ali Khouri, a member of the Federation's Board of Directors and the Executive Committee of the International Kickboxing Federation, and Yasser Salem Al Saadi, another Board of Directors member. The championship was held at the recently built Space 42 Arena, a new architectural gem in Abu Dhabi. The arena's modern design and state-of-the-art facilities bolster the sports infrastructure in the capital. The event also received robust support from the families of the athletes and active participation from clubs nationwide, featuring young competitors aged 8 to 18 years.

"The UAE Youth Kickboxing Championship, with its extensive participation and organization in a new sports venue, marks significant advancement and prosperity in the sports sector, particularly in kickboxing," stated Al Neyadi. "These accomplishments set a benchmark for national achievements in various fields, highlighting the championships' role in strengthening our partnership with the International Kickboxing Federation (WAKO) and our readiness to host the World Championship next year."