Friday, 14 June 2024
Konya's Muay Thai Star Sets Sights on Global Glory

Konya's Muay Thai Star Sets Sights on Global Glory

Hasan Ulusan, a national athlete from Konya, became the champion at the U23 Youth Muay Thai European Championships held in Ankara. The 17-year-old national athlete's new goal is to become a world champion.

 

Hasan Uluşan, who lives in Konya, continues to make a name for himself with his achievements in Muay Thai sports. The 17-year-old athlete from Meram Municipality Sports Club recently became the European champion with the Turkish national team at the U23 Youth Muay Thai Championships held in Ankara between March 21-28 by the EMF European Muay Thai Federation.

 

Hasan Uluşan, who competed against Russian, Greek, and Italian opponents in the 63.5-kilogram category and won the championship, expressed that becoming a European champion is a very nice feeling in a tournament that had 500 athletes from 25 countries. He said, "Being on the national team is a great pride. It is a very nice feeling to make my family and my nation happy. I worked very hard for the championship. My coach Ziya Ak and I worked hard together, and we got a reward for our efforts. I played against my Italian opponent in the final, who has been competing in the World Championships for 3 years, and I won that match and became the European champion."