UAE Falcons out to soar at 4th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championship

  • Sunday 14, July 2019 05:48 PM
  • UAE Falcons out to soar at 4th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championship
Sharjah 24 – WAM: A strong UAE National Jiu-Jitsu team is headed to Mongolia for this week’s 4th Jiu-Jitsu Asian Championship, confident of following its recent success at the Kazakhstan Jiu-Jitsu Grand Prix.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Falcons squad, which departed for the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, on Sunday, 14th July, 2019, for the championship which runs from 17th-21st July at the Central Sports Palace, features 23 of the country’s best athletes from five jiu-jitsu clubs across the UAE, including Al Ain, Al Jazira, Al Wahda, Baniyas and Team 777.

With 349 entries from 21 nations across Asia, the 4th Asian Jiu-Jitsu Championship is shaping up to be the most competitive edition to date, and demonstrates the growing strength and popularity of jiu-jitsu across Asia.

"The diverse range of athletes joining us in Ulaanbaatar underlines the ever-growing popularity of our sport across Asia, and reinforces the inclusivity of jiu-jitsu. This is an incredibly positive sign for the future of the sport, and we are looking forward to an exciting championship," said Fahad Ali Al Shamsi, CEO of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation.