A strong start for the "Abu Dhabi Grand Slam for Jiu-Jitsu"... and Yara Nascimento, the "Queen of the Rug"

Yara Nascimento succeeded in claiming the title of the fourth edition of the "Queen of the Rug" tournament, which was held this evening at the Jujitsu Arena in Zayed Sports City, with the participation of a group of top-ranked women and legends of the game at the global level, after the end of the first day of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam Championship, in the presence of a crowd. Big.

The championship competitions were attended by Abdel Moneim Al Hashemi, President of the UAE and Asian Federations, First Vice President of the International Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Mohammed Salem Al Dhaheri, Vice President of the Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Federation, Tariq Al Bahri, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Professional Jiu-Jitsu Association, and a number of officials, guests and representatives of the participating academies.

The UAE champions succeeded in achieving first place in the junior competitions and won 35 gold medals, while Brazil ranked second with 11 gold medals, and Russia ranked third with 7 golds.

At the level of academies, Palms Sports Academy succeeded in achieving first place, surpassing Al Ain Club, the runner-up, and Sharjah Self-Defense Sports Club, in third place. 

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