The achievements of the national team continued on the second day of the fifth edition of the Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship, topping the rankings of the championship at the end of the second day, hosted by the Jiu-Jitsu Arena in Zayed Sports City, and will continue until the 16th of this month. The UAE champions managed to achieve 18 medals (4 gold, 4 silver and 10 bronze), so the UAE came first, while Kazakhstan was the runner-up with 4 gold, 3 silver and 6 bronze medals, to be third for Jordan with 2 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze. .
The competitions of the second day of the championship were attended by Panagiotos Theodoropoulos, President of the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri, Vice-President of the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Brigadier Mohammed bin Dalmouk Al Dhaheri, Board Member of the Federation, Yousef Al Batran, Member of the Federation’s Board of Directors, and a number of members of the Executive Office of the Asian and International Federations, as well as heads of Delegations of countries and members of the Asian Union.
Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri said that hosting the Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Abu Dhabi has achieved many gains and successes on several levels, most notably the organization, arbitration, public support and distinguished media presence, in addition to highlighting the position of the UAE at the forefront of Asian countries in leading the recovery of sports from the effects of the pandemic, and efforts The distinguished efforts you are making to support Emirati talents with a promising future.
At the end of the second day’s competitions, the UAE team concludes its participation in the tournament, as the UAE champions scored an honorable performance on the second day, as Khaled Al Shehhi won 62 kg and Hamda Al Shukaili 45 kg the gold medal, while Omar Al Fadli 62 kg won the silver medal in His category, while Saif Al Heminy 94 kg, Mahdi Al Awlaki 77 kg, Wadima Al Yafei 45 kg, Hessa Al Shamsi 52 kg, Shamma Al Kalbani 63 kg, and Bashayer Al Matrooshi 63 kg won the bronze medal.
In the first day’s competitions, Thiab Al-Nuaimi, 56kg, and Maryam Al-Amri, 70kg, achieved the gold medal, while players Zayed Al-Kathiri, 56kg, Shamsa Al-Amri, 57kg, and Ohoud Al-Kaabi, 48kg, won the silver. Metha Shreim (48 kg), Haya Al Jahouri (70 kg), Shamsa Al Ketbi (70 kg), and Mohammed Al Suwaidi (69 kg) won the bronze medal.
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