Ruqsana Begum represented by W Model Management agency based in London United Kingdom

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Ruqsana Begum

Biography

Anyone who believes that women can't or shouldn't fight needs to meet Ruqsana Begum. The young Muay-Thai kick boxer is now the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) 48kg champion. Add that accolade to the string of British titles, and European championship gold medals, Ruqsana has already won in one of the toughest sports on the planet.


Ruqsana is an inspirational figure way beyond her own community. She is a motivational speaker, she teaches kickboxing classes for women, she juggles a ton of of media commitments, and leads a busy family life with many responsibilities as the eldest girl in a big family. And that’s before she’s put a single glove on to train. Ruqsana has fought hard to explode negative perceptions of women in sport, and indeed young British Muslims and remains a shining example to young British people the length and breadth of the nation regardless of race, colour or creed.


Ruqsana has been nominated for several awards for her outstanding community work alongside her sporting achievements, including working with the Dame Kelly Holmes Get on Track Programme; such as the Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year, Muslim News Sportswoman of the Year and the UK Muslim Women’s Sportsperson of the Year.

Booking Enquiries : Melissa Allen

Ruqsana Begum

Biography

Anyone who believes that women can't or shouldn't fight needs to meet Ruqsana Begum. The young Muay-Thai kick boxer is now the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) 48kg champion. Add that accolade to the string of British titles, and European championship gold medals, Ruqsana has already won in one of the toughest sports on the planet.


Ruqsana is an inspirational figure way beyond her own community. She is a motivational speaker, she teaches kickboxing classes for women, she juggles a ton of of media commitments, and leads a busy family life with many responsibilities as the eldest girl in a big family. And that’s before she’s put a single glove on to train. Ruqsana has fought hard to explode negative perceptions of women in sport, and indeed young British Muslims and remains a shining example to young British people the length and breadth of the nation regardless of race, colour or creed.


Ruqsana has been nominated for several awards for her outstanding community work alongside her sporting achievements, including working with the Dame Kelly Holmes Get on Track Programme; such as the Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year, Muslim News Sportswoman of the Year and the UK Muslim Women’s Sportsperson of the Year.

Booking Enquiries : Melissa Allen

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Booking Enquiries : Melissa Allen

Biography

Anyone who believes that women can't or shouldn't fight needs to meet Ruqsana Begum. The young Muay-Thai kick boxer is now the World Kickboxing Association (WKA) 48kg champion. Add that accolade to the string of British titles, and European championship gold medals, Ruqsana has already won in one of the toughest sports on the planet.


Ruqsana is an inspirational figure way beyond her own community. She is a motivational speaker, she teaches kickboxing classes for women, she juggles a ton of of media commitments, and leads a busy family life with many responsibilities as the eldest girl in a big family. And that’s before she’s put a single glove on to train. Ruqsana has fought hard to explode negative perceptions of women in sport, and indeed young British Muslims and remains a shining example to young British people the length and breadth of the nation regardless of race, colour or creed.


Ruqsana has been nominated for several awards for her outstanding community work alongside her sporting achievements, including working with the Dame Kelly Holmes Get on Track Programme; such as the Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year, Muslim News Sportswoman of the Year and the UK Muslim Women’s Sportsperson of the Year.

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