Open to all nationalities, the championship will draw the world's top-ranked players to compete in the kids, youth, amateurs, professionals and masters divisions.
UAE hero Faisal Al Ketbi won the gold medal in the open Men’s under 85kg competition while his UAE Falcons team-mates claimed three bronze medals as the national team got their campaign off to a great start at the fourth Jiu-Jitsu Asian
The UAE Falcons, the country’s national Jiu-Jitsu team, sit atop the medals table at the 4th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championship after an impressive medal haul on Thursday in the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar.
Female members of the UAE Falcons, the country’s national Jiu-Jitsu team, bagged a quartet of medals on the final day of the 4th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championship on Friday to underline the UAE’s dominance of the sport in Asia.
The future of adult women’s jiu-jitsu in the UAE and beyond is in safe hands following a thrilling day of action at the Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship - the dedicated competition for local and international youth at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 (ADWPJJC).
Team Malaky had the early lead with goals from Khalifa Al Maktoum and Alex Soerensen. Allegra Kelly, the game's Most Valuable Player, scored two consecutive goals at the next chukker resulting in a win for Team Forsan.
The 25th edition of the annual $100,000 (Dhs 367,000) competition started off with qualifying round matches on Sunday, while the main round matches will get under way from Monday (December 5).
The first-day of the two-day festival welcomed fierce competition with elite athletes from both categories each conquering a number of challenging obstacles, including A-Frame Cargo, Atlas Carry and Ape Hanger.