ABU DHABI, H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, attended on Friday, the 9th World Championship Juniors and Aspirants at IPIC Arena, Zayed Sports City.
The championship is being held for the first time in the UAE and Asia at large and will conclude on 5th March.
On the first day of the competition, UAE national team harvested 31 colour medals, including nine gold medals.
The opening ceremony was attended by Panagiotis Theodoropoulos., President of ??Ju-Jitsu International Federation (JJIF), Abdulmunem Alsayed M. Al Hashmi, Senior Vice President of JJIF, Chairmen of the UAE and Asian Jiu-Jitsu Federations, members of the JJIF executive office and members of the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation.
Source: Emirates News Agency