On day one were participants starting out on their jiu-jitsu journeys, including youngsters aged just four years old.
The world of jiu-jitsu united in a spectacular show of unity and tolerance as Abu Dhabi solidified its standing as the sport’s global home following an action-packed finale at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2019 on Friday. The event was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
A strong field of 150 athletes, representing 16 UAE clubs, take to the mats in the first round of the Vice President’s Cup Championship at Sharjah Sport Club as the UAE Jitsu-jitsu season
The Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC), the largest and most prestigious event on the global jiu-jitsu calendar, returns for its 12th edition
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