Goias International Pro: hundreds of athletes showcase talent and drive to win in full day of Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil
<p> Check out the highlights of another event of the 2017/2018 UAEJJF season </p>
The Goias International Pro gathered hundreds of athletes this Sunday, June 25, at the Ginásio Municipal, in the state capital of Goiania.
The event featured male and female athletes of all ages and also para-athletes. The crowd was pleased with an awesome display of the highest level of Jiu-Jitsu on the mats throughout the day.
In the adult male black belt division, some of the best competitors in the region poured their hearts out on the mats in search of the gold medal and the valuable points in the UAEJJF annual ranking.
In the end, male adult black belt champions were: 69kg – Rodrigo Cardoso; 77kg – Mateus Garcia; 85kg – Vinicius Garcia; 94kg – Marcus Ruiz; 110kg – Igor Marques; Open Class (light) – Rodrigo Cardoso; Open Class (Heavy) – Fernando Tsushima. In the female brown/black belt division, results were: 62kg – Erika Neto.
In the teams competition, the academies put their best effort to come out on top at the end. Here's how the results turned out: 1st – NS Brotherhood – 3350pts; 2nd – Gracie Barra – 2005pts; 3rd – Nova União – 1000pts. Click here for the complete results.
The UAEJJF circuit continues in Brazil at the Florianópolis International Pro, on July 8. Click here to register.