Ranini Cundasawmy

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Cundasawmy Ranini
Ranini Cundasawmy Mauritian Female Fighter.jpg
Ranini Cundasawmy, Mauritian Female Fighter
Born (1984-05-19) 19 May 1984 (age 31)
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
Website www.ranini.co.nr

Ranini Cundasawmy (born 19 May 1984) is a Mauritian Muay Thai, Savate fighter, and 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 - 1994 she lived at Pop Henessy Beau Bassin, with 3 brothers and 2 sisters, Jean Francois, Rajen, Rajesh, Rajini and Annais, her Father Mario and mother Premila.[4]

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

After HSC she wanted to continue her studies at the University of Mauritius but unfortunately her family was not able to afford the cost for her to continue her studies.

When she quit school she started to practice kickboxing and worked as a pharmacy helper. She practice 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. In 2008 they both quit their jobs at Toolink Crm and started their own business DJP Productions.[5]

Sports career[edit]

Cundasawmy before her fight in the Mauritius National Muay Thai Championship

In 2005 she begin to participate to Boxe Française Savate tournament.

In 2006 she won the Jeux de l'ouest female champion [6] Title in boxe française savate.[2]

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

The Club she in which trains found a location at Social Welfare Centre Bambous. In Year 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 female in Mauritius, and won.[7]

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

(0 win - 1 lost) Muay Thai World Championshiop organized by International Federation of Muaythai Amateur IFMA Fight against Ruqsana Begum.[8]

(1 win - 1 lost) Other International Fights [9]

In 2013, she was a Gold Medalist in the Mauritius Taekwondo Championship on her first participation, along with the title of La Croche Mauritius Champion on her first participation[10] and she aksi kept her Muay Thai Champion title.

She was the Mauritius National Muay Thai Female Champion 2013.[11][12]

28 September 2013 she won the first Mauritian Muay Thai Female Championship Belt in an open female category.[13][14]

11 May 2014 Ranini win the *Indian Ocean Croche Championship 2014 [15]

October 2014 Ranini win the bronze medal at the World Championship of Boxe Française Savate Assault in Rome under the coaching of his husband Cundasawmy Louis Patrick [16][17][18]

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

Fights Records[edit]

  • Boxe Francaise Savate (local Fights) (7 Fights | 6 Win, 1 Lost, 0 Draw)
  • MUAY THAI (Local Fights) (11 Fights | 11 win, 0 Lost, O Draw)
  • Taekwondo (Local Fights) (4 fights| 4 win, 0 Lost, 0 Draw)
  • La croche Local and International (Lutte Traditionnelle de la Réunion) (7 Fights | 6 win, 1 lost, 0 Draw)
  • Kyokushin (Local Fight) (1Fight | 1 Win, 0 lost)
  • International Fights ( 10 Fights | 6 Win, 4 Lost, 0 Draw) [19]

Total Fight :40 | Win:34 | Lost:6 Draw :0 | Win by KO: 7 |


  • Boxe Française Jeux de l'ouest Champion - Year 2006.[2]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - Year 2011[2]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - Year 2012[2]
  • Win the Mauritius Muay Thai Female Championship Belt - Year 2013[20]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - Year 2013 [19]
  • Indian Ocean Croche Champion 2014 [15]
  • World Championship 2014 Boxe Francaise Savate Assault (Bronze Medal) [16][17][18]
  • Mauritius National Muay Thai Champion - Year 2014 [21]
  • Jeux des Iles 2015 La Croche (Silver Medal) -59k [22] [23]
  • Jeux des Iles 2015 Croche Bataille (Gold Medal) -50k [24] [25] (synthèse de croche préhension et de moraingy percussion)


  1. ^ a b https://www.facebook.com/Patrick.Ile.Maurice
  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. Awakening Fighters. Retrieved 26 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy, Une Sportive Dans Le Sang." (in French). This Week News. 
  5. ^ Archive file of scanned newspaper clipping in 2 pages
  6. ^ Anoop, Dhookeeya. "Le sport dans le sang". Espace Jeune. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 
  7. ^ Year 2012 1st Muay Thai Mix Fight in Mauritius
  8. ^ IFMA world championship participation Ruqsana vs Ranini
  9. ^ Year 2012 All fights record photos and video here
  10. ^ "Croche Mauritius Championship 2013" (in French). 
  11. ^ "Ranini Cundasawmy - Le combat chevillé au corps" (in French). Le Dimanche/L'Hebdo. 2013-03-17. 
  12. ^ Jameela Jaddoo (10 May 2013). "Ranini Cundasawmy – The Muay Thai Champion". News on Sunday. p. 14. Le Défi Media Group 
  13. ^ "Female Muay Thai Championship Belt" (in French). Le Défi Media Group. 2013-07-10. 
  14. ^ Naushad Korimdun (7 October 2013). "Female Muay Thai Championship Belt". Le defi quotidien. p. 22. Le Défi Media Group 
  15. ^ a b Indian Ocean Croche Champion Newspaper Scan
  16. ^ a b Boxe Francaise Savate World Championship 2014 Newspaper Scan
  17. ^ a b Boxe Francaise Savate World Championship 2014 Newspaper Online
  18. ^ a b Boxe Francaise Savate World Championship 2014 Newspaper Online
  19. ^ a b "Fight Records Photos and Video". Facebook. 2013-07-10. 
  20. ^ http://pages.intnet.mu/djpatrick/ranini/newspapers/raninidefimedia28sept2013.jpg
  21. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=djLACx5V9Yg
  22. ^ http://www.jeuxdesiles2015.re/les-resultats-241
  23. ^ http://la-croche.blogspot.com/2015/08/les-podiums.html
  24. ^ http://www.jeuxdesiles2015.re/les-resultats-241
  25. ^ http://la-croche.blogspot.com/2015/08/les-podiums.html


External links[edit]

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