State Ju­nior and Adult Jiu-jitsu Cham­pi­onships con­cludes


State Ju­nior and Adult Jiu-jitsu Cham­pi­onships were held on Jan­uary 6 and 7 at the Cen­tral Sports Palace, or­ga­nized by Mon­go­lian Jiu-jitsu Fed­er­a­tion. Ap­prox­i­mately 400 ath­letes com­peted this year. The head ref­eree of this year’s cham­pi­onships was David Cla­han, an in­ter­na­tional jiu-jitsu ref­eree and a black belt.

B.Myag­mar­dorj, the pres­i­dent of the Mon­go­lian Jiu-jitsu Fed­er­a­tion, opened the tournament and wished luck to all ath­letes. La­bor Hero and Olympic bronze medal­ist ju­doka Kh.Tsagaan­baatar, State Hon­ored Teacher Ch.Nasan­tog­tokh and head ref­eree David Cla­ham took part in the open­ing cer­e­mony.

Mas­ter and adult cat­e­gories were held on the first day and No Gi and Con­tact Jiu-jitsu tour­na­ments were held on the sec­ond day.

In ad­di­tion, A.Unur­jar­gal, an ath­lete of Garuda club and ac­tor of TV Cock­tail Films, com­peted in the men’s 69 kg event in the mas­ter cat­e­gory and seized a sil­ver medal. He started train­ing in jiu-jitsu, which is con­sid­ered one of the safest mar­tial arts, two years ago and took a bronze medal at the State Adult Jiu-jitsu Cham­pi­onships last year.

The Mon­go­lian Jiu-jitsu Fed­er­a­tion is cel­e­bra­tion its 10th an­niver­sary this year and is plan­ning to hold two large events. The first was the State Ju­nior and Adult Jiu-jitsu Cham­pi­onships, and the other is the Asia Con­ti­nen­tal Pro Ji­u­jitsu Cham­pi­onship-GI, which will be co-or­ga­nized by the Mon­go­lian Jiu-jitsu Fed­er­a­tion and United Arab Emi­rates Ji­u­jitsu Fed­er­a­tion on Jan­uary 27 and 28 at the Cen­tral Sports Palace.

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