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Thai trans boxer to blaze trail in France


This photograph taken on December 15, 2017 shows Muay Thai boxer Nong Rose (centre) practising roundhouse kicks with her brother during a training session in Thailand's central province of Chachoengsao. -AFP

This photograph taken on December 15, 2017 shows Muay Thai boxer Nong Rose (centre) practising roundhouse kicks with her brother during a training session in Thailand's central province of Chachoengsao. -AFP

CHACHOENGSAO , THAILAND: Wearing red lipstick and a pink sports bra, Nong Rose trades blows with her twin brother in a Thai boxing gym, preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the ring in France.

A few weeks ahead of the Muay Thai match in Paris, the 21-year-old is training hard in central Thailand’s Chachoengsao province, with her brother as sparring partner.

Muay Thai , kickboxing , Nong Rose , transgender

   

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