Brunei fighter Mohd Izzuddin strikes gold in Sabah meet

Fadhil Yunus

Brunei Darussalam’s combat sport athlete Mohd Izzuddin Irfan bin Md Faizal put his country on the sporting map after clinching the gold medal in the senior open 100kg category of the Sabah Muay Thai Championship 2020 at the 1 Borneo Hypermall in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah recently.

In the senior open 71kg category, head coach of Jeonsa Academy Mohd Yazid bin Mohd Taib saw his progress come to a halt in the quarterfinal stage.

Both are official athletes from Brunei Darussalam under the International Federation Muay Thai Associations (IFMA).

Mohd Izzuddin Irfan bin Md Faizal with his gold medal. PHOTO: JEONSA ACADEMY