The Jiu-Jitsu team of the Sharjah Self-Defense Sports Club rose to 12th place in the world and third in the UAE and Asia in the latest official classification, after it managed to win first place in the blue belt competitions for youth, men and masters, and third place in the final ranking in the Abu Dhabi Professional Jiu-Jitsu Continental League – Asia, which was recently held at Al Nasr Club in Dubai, winning 25 colored medals (7 gold, 8 silver and 10 bronze). With these medals, the club’s balance rose to 201 medals achieved in 2021, represented by 57 gold, 77 silver and 67 bronze.
For his part, the club’s chairman, Ahmed Al Owais, extended his thanks and appreciation to the Sharjah Sports Council, the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation, and to the two bodies; The Jiu-Jitsu technical team led by coach Ibrahim Al-Hosani and the administrator under the supervision of the Director of the Training Department Abdulaziz Al-Hammadi, and the team’s coaches for the efforts that were made and paved the way for achieving the club’s distinguished results, calling on everyone to continue to work with the same high sportsmanship that contributed to this achievement.
Al Owais told “Emirates Today”: “We are happy to achieve first place in more than one championship, in addition to our leadership in other championships, the results of which have not been decided yet, including in the President’s Cup and the Vice President’s Cup at some youth ages during the current season, which is an achievement worthy of Maintaining and strengthening it permanently, in line with achieving the vision of the Sharjah Sports Council and the club’s board of directors, which aims to always be first.”
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