Faisal Al-Ketbi competes in a jujitsu competition in Abu Dhabi. File
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJFF) has announced that the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWPJJC) 2020 will be held from Nov. 18-21 at the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in the UAE capital.
The 12th edition of the largest and most prestigious event on the global jiu-jitsu calendar was scheduled to run in April, however the outbreak of COVID-19 resulted in the postponement of live sport worldwide.
The UAEJFF pioneered a return to live competitive sport in the Middle East in May with a closed training camp and two competitions for the country’s elite athletes, and ADWPJCC 2020 has now been confirmed for its November showcase.
The championship will take place in adherence to stringent local and federal health and safety guidelines with the wellbeing of athletes, officials, and support staff being the top priority.
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