Ranini Cundasawmy

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Cundasawmy Ranini
Ranini Cundasawmy Mauritian Female Fighter.jpg
Ranini Cundasawmy, Mauritian fighter
Born (1984-05-19) 19 May 1984 (age 33)
Victoria Hospital, Mauritius
Residence Bambous, Mauritius
Nationality Mauritian
Height 155.5 cm (5 ft 1 in)
Weight 43–51 kg (95–112 lb)
Division Atomweight
Style Muay Thai Savate Taekwondo
Team BMA Sports
Trainer Cundasawmy Louis Patrick[1]
Years active 2006–present
University St. Bartholomew's College

Ranini Cundasawmy (born 19 May 1984) is a Mauritian Muay Thai, Savate fighter, and the winner of several national championships.[2]

Early life[edit]

Cundasawmy was born on 19 May 1984[3] at Victoria Hospital on Mauritius Island. From 1984 to 1994 she lived at Pop Henessy Beau Bassin, three brothers and two sisters, Rajen, Rajesh, Jean Francois, Rajini and Annais. Her father is Mario and her mother is Premila.[4]

She attended the Pre Primary and Primary School of Maingard in Beau Bassin, then the secondary school of Villes Soeurs in Beau Bassin. At the age of 16 she left villes soeurs secondary school to continue her studies at St Bartholomew's in Port-Louis.

After her Higher School Certificate (HSC) she wanted to continue her studies at the University of Mauritius but her family was not able to afford the cost for her to continue her studies.

When she left school she started to practice kickboxing and worked as a pharmacy helper. She practiced kickboxing for one year. In 2002, she went to work as chat animator at Toolink Crm Ltd, where she met her future husband Cundasawmy Louis Patrick. They began to practice Boxe Française Savate together, became good friends and then married in 2008. Patrick is now both her coach and husband.[5] In 2008 they both quit their jobs at Toolink Crm and started their own business, DJP Productions.[6]

Sports career[edit]

Cundasawmy before her fight in the Mauritius National Muay Thai Championship

In 2005, she begin to participate in the Boxe Française Savate tournament.

In 2006 she won the Jeux de l'ouest female champion [7] title in boxe française savate.[2]

2007 - 2010 Cundasawmy's boxing club BMA Sports faced some difficulties, with no location for training, and the group was training on the street.

The club she in which trains found a location at Social Welfare Centre Bambous. In 2010 Ranini and Patrick Cundasawmy[1] began training in Muay Thai.

In 2011, she founded the BMA Female Team. She attend several Muay Thai Competitions and Boxe Française between 2010 and 2012.

In 2012, she participated in the first ever mixed Muay Thai fight between a male and a female in Mauritius, and won.[8]

(10 win - 0 Lost) in Muay Thai Local Fights (includes 1 mix fight)

(0 win - 1 lost) Muay Thai World Championship organized by International Federation of Muaythai Amateur IFMA Fight against Ruqsana Begum.[9]

(1 win - 1 lost) Other International Fights [10]

In 2013, she was a gold medalist in the Mauritius Taekwondo Championship in her first participation, along with winning the title of La Croche Mauritius Champion in her first participation,[11] and she kept her Muay Thai Champion title.

She was the Mauritius National Muay Thai Female Champion in 2013.[12][13]

On 28 September 2013 she won the first Mauritian Muay Thai Female Championship Belt in an open female category.[14][15]

On 11 May 2014 Ranini won the Indian Ocean Croche Championship.[16]

In October 2014, Ranini won the bronze medal at the World Championship of Boxe Française Savate Assault in Rome under the coaching of her husband Cundasawmy Louis Patrick.[17][18][19]

Again in 2015 Ranini was the Mauritius national Muay Thai champion.[3]

Fight records[edit]

  • Boxe Francaise Savate (local fights) (7 fights - 6 won, 1 lost, 0 draw)
  • MUAY THAI (Local fights) (12 fights - 12 won, 0 lost, O draw)
  • Taekwondo (Local fights) (4 fights - 4 won, 0 lost, 0 draw)
  • La croche Local and International (Lutte Traditionnelle de la Réunion) (11 fights - 10 won, 1 lost, 0 draw)
  • Kyokushin (Local Fight) (4 fights - 4 won, 0 lost)
  • International fights (10 fights - 6 won, 4 lost, 0 draw) [20]

Total fights: 49 | Wins: 43 | Lost: 6 Draw :0 | Wins by KO: 8 |

Awards[edit]

  • Boxe Française Jeux de l'ouest Champion - 2006[2]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - 2011[2]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - 2012[2]
  • Won the Mauritius Muay Thai Female Championship Belt - 2013[21]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - 2013 [20]
  • Indian Ocean Croche Champion - 2014 [16]
  • World Championship 2014 Boxe Francaise Savate Assault (Bronze Medal) [17][18][19]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - 2014 [22]
  • Jeux des Iles 2015 La Croche (silver medal) - 59k [23][24]
  • Jeux des Iles 2015 Croche Bataille (gold medal) - 50k [23][24] (synthèse de croche préhension et de moraingy percussion)
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - 2015 [25]
  • Championnat Maurice de Croche - 2016 (gold medal) [26][27]
  • Championnat Maurice de Croche Bataille 2016 (Gold Medal) [26][27]
  • Kyokushinkai National Tournament 2016 (gold medal - Champion) [28][28]
  • World Championship 2016 WKF 54 kg (silver medal - VICE WORLD CHAMPION 54 kg) | World Kick Boxing Federation [29][29]
  • World Championship 2016 WKF - 50 kg (World Championship Belt | WORLD CHAMPION -50 kg) |World Kick Boxing Federation [30]
  • WMF World Muay Thai Champion 2017 –46 kg Pro Am (World Championship Belt) | World Muay Thai Federation[31][32][33][34][35][36][37]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Patrick Cundasawmy". Facebook.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Ranini Cundasawmy – The Muay Thai Champion". News on Sunday. 2013-05-10. 
  3. ^ a b "Ranini Cundasawmy". Awakeningfighters.com. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy, Une Sportive Dans Le Sang" (in French). This Week News. 
  5. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper Page 1". Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  6. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper Page 2". Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  7. ^ Anoop, Dhookeeya. "Le sport dans le sang". Espace Jeune. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "Female Fighter Ranini Cundasawmy vs Teddy Arlanda Muay Thai Mix Fight - 2012 Mangalcan". YouTube. 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  9. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy vs Ruqsana Begum (uk) 45-48 kg world championship Muay Thai IFMA". YouTube. 21 September 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  10. ^ "Fights Results For Ranini Cundasawmy (All Fights)". Facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  11. ^ "Croche Mauritius Championship 2013". La-croche.blogspot.com (in French). Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  12. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy Le combat chevillé au corps" (in French). Le Défi Media Group. 2013-03-17. 
  13. ^ Jameela Jaddoo (10 May 2013). "Ranini Cundasawmy The Muay Thai Champion". News on Sunday. p. 14,15. Le Défi Media Group 
  14. ^ "Female Muay Thai Championship Belt" (in French). Le Défi Media Group. 2013-07-10. 
  15. ^ Naushad Korimdun (7 October 2013). "Female Muay Thai Championship Belt". Le defi quotidien. p. 22. Le Défi Media Group 
  16. ^ a b "Indian Ocean Croche Champion Newspaper Scan". Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  17. ^ a b "Boxe Francaise Savate World Championship 2014 Newspaper Scan". Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  18. ^ a b "BOXE-FRANÇAISE : Ranini Cundasawmy décroche le bronze - Le Mauricien". Lemauricien.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  19. ^ a b "BOXE-FRANÇAISE : Ranini Cundasawmy récompensée par Médine - Le Mauricien". Lemauricien.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  20. ^ a b "Fight Records Photos and Video". Facebook. 2013-07-10. 
  21. ^ [1][dead link]
  22. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy vs Abdoolah Laetitia - Muay Thai National Championship 7 feb 2015 FINAL". YouTube. 8 February 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  23. ^ a b [2][dead link]
  24. ^ a b "La croche, lutte traditionnelle de la Réunion: Les podiums". La-croche.blogspot.com. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
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  27. ^ a b "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  28. ^ a b "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  29. ^ a b "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  30. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  31. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  32. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  33. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  34. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  35. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 
  36. ^ Tourette, Carine (31 March 2017). "Bambous : La championne de «muay thai» encadre les jeunes". Lexpress.mu. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  37. ^ "Archive file of scanned newspaper" (JPG). Pages.intnet.mu. Retrieved 2017-06-06. 

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External links[edit]

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