This evening, the Jiu-Jitsu Championship competitions will be held, as part of the activities of the tenth edition of the “Nad Al Sheba Sports Tournament”, whose competitions started yesterday and will continue until April 10th with the slogan “Limitless Capabilities”. It includes eight sports, namely: padel, volleyball, jujitsu, Bow and arrow, fencing, wheelchair basketball, cycling and running.
The Jiu-Jitsu championship competitions will be held in the main hall of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, and the participants will compete in five different categories, which are the men’s category (18 years and over) who hold blue, purple, brown and black belts for weights from 62 to 100 kilograms, and the masters category (30 years and over). ) holders of blue, purple, brown and black belts for weights from 62 to 100 kilograms.
It also includes women (18 years and over) who hold blue, purple, brown and black belts for weights from 55 to 85 kilograms, and juniors (16-17 years) who hold blue and purple belts for weights from 52 to 85 kilograms, and young women (16-17 years). Blue and purple belt holders for weights from 44 to 75 kilograms.
The Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the Nad Al Sheba tournament will witness the “latest version” of the International Federation of the Game’s law for arbitration and management of all championship matches.
For his part, Fahd Ali Al Shamsi, Secretary-General of the Jiu-Jitsu Federation, said, “The Nad Al Sheba tournament is of great importance in terms of the growing number of participants due to the annual diversity that the tournament witnesses at the level of some games, which are now receiving the attention and follow-up of large segments of society, whether residents or arrivals.”
He added, “The Nad Al Sheba Tournament is one of the most prominent sporting events that are held during the holy month, and attracts a wide segment of society in all its sects, seeking to maintain sports activity during the holy month, and high levels of fitness and readiness for various benefits.”
Al Shamsi pointed out: “The levels of demand for participation in the Jiu-Jitsu Championship are distinguished as usual, and we closed the registration door a week ago in light of participation that will be distinguished, especially since the tournament represents a good opportunity for players to enhance their experience and hone their skills, as it brings together a group of world-class professional players.”
Jiu-jitsu is one of the most popular sports in the country, and the capital, Abu Dhabi, is home to the game and the largest developer in the world. Since the announcement of the start date of the tournament, there has been a high demand for registration by club and academy players of different nationalities and weight categories. The padel tournament competitions started yesterday evening, and will continue until the ninth of April. The bow and arrow tournament will be held in the main hall of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex on the 26th and 27th of March in the main hall of the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex, followed by the fencing tournament, which will be held on the 28th and 29th. March in the main hall, and cycling competitions will be held on Meydan Street and various areas of Mohammed bin Rashid City on Thursday and Friday, March 30 and 31.
“The Nad Al Sheba course is of great importance in terms of the growing number of participants.”
Sports games during which participants compete until next April 10.
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