1st Filipino World Muay Thai Champion recognized
City officials recently congratulated and commended Islay Erika Bomogao for being the first Filipino female Muay Thai world champion.
In a resolution, local legislators stated that Bomogao’s recent outstanding achievement in combative sports brought pride and honor to the city and of the entire Cordillera region and the whole country.
Bomogao reportedly made history by becoming the first Filipina Muay Thai world champion at the 2023 International Federation of Muay Thai Association (IFMA) senior world championship held in Bangkok, Thailand.
Islay’s remarkable skills and unwavering determination has been an inspiration to all the young women who are aspiring to become champions in the world of combative sports.
The council stipulated that Bomogao has truly set the standards high for female athletes everywhere, showing that with hard work, perseverance, and faith in God above anything is possible.
She has been a consistent performer in various local, national, regional and international competitions over the past several years that sustained her efforts to bring honor and pride to the city.
Copies of the approved resolution will be furnished to Bomogao for her information, guidance, ready reference and further needed action. – Dexter A. See