ADGS Rio reaches full capacity; big names on the list to compete in exciting weekend of Jiu Jitsu
Once again, the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Tour Rio will be a great success.
As expected, the AJP had to close the registration period early as the event reached the venue's full capacity.
Scheduled December 5-6, at the Arena Carioca 1, the ADGS Rio will gather the best competitors in the world for a full weekend of matches.
The adult black belt division and the adult brown/black belt division will feature a wide list of big names that include returning ADGS champions and also upcoming talents eager to upset the favorites.
Division by division, here are a few of the names that are on the list of athletes.
Adult Male Black Belt
Light-Featherweight (56kg) – Francisco Jonas Andrade, Rodnei Barbosa, Roitier Lima.
Featherweight (62kg) – Hiago George, Cleber Fernandes, Iago Carvalho.
Lightweight (69kg) – Leonardo Saggioro, Thiago Macedo, Yago Rodrigues.
Welterweight (77kg) – Natan Chueng, Pedro Neto, Johnny Loureiro.
Middleweight (85kg) – Claudio Calasans Jr, Guthierry Barbosa, Isaque Braz.
Light-Heavyweight (94k) – Guttemberg Pereira, Helton Junior, Elismaique Azevedo.
Heavyweight (120kg) – Igor Schneider, Eduardo Lopes, Pedro Alex Pimenta.
Adult Female Brown/Black Belt
Roosterweight (49kg) – Eliana Carauni, Brenda Larissa, Polyana Araujo.
Light-Featheweight (55kg) – Bianca Basilio, Ana Rodrigues, Gabriela Fletcher.
Lightweight (62kg) – Julia Alves, Mayara Abrahão, Patricia Pavani.
Middleweight (70kg) – Beatriz Mesquita, Thamara Silva, Julia Boscher.
Heavyweight (95kg) – Gabrieli Pessanha, Yara Nascimento, Claire-France Thevenon.
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Media Registration open for ADGS Rio
The AJP has opened the period for media professionals to register to work on the coverage of the ADGS Rio.
The event takes place December 5-6, at the Arena Carioca 1.
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AJP Launches Health and Safety Guide for 2020/2021 season events
The AJP is working tirelessly to guarantee the safest environment possible for athletes, officials, referees and all of those involved in its events when the 2020/2021 season starts. That's why the AJP has put together a comprehensive guide that sets rules and regulations for each event to happen in the safest way possible.
According to the AJP Events Safety Procedure Guidelines, all of those involved in the events will be asked to wear personal protective equipment like masks and gloves and also practice social distancing before and after matches.
Click here to access the complete guide.
AJP Tour National and International Events ready to go
The 2020/2021 season is coming in hot. Events are popping up all over the world as Jiu-Jitsu returns. The following months will feature a series of stops on the tour scheduled for Europe, South America and Asia.
AJP Tour National Pro China - November 21, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Ulaanbaatar – November 26, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Rio de Janeiro – December 4, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Ukraine - December 12, 2020
AJP Tour National Pro Russia - December 20, 2020
AJP Tour International Pro Cuiaba - December 20, 2020
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