The UAE jiu-jitsu national team maintained their stellar performance at the Asian Games and brought home 4 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. This is a significant improvement from 2018.
The UAE jiu-jitsu national team continued to shine at the Asian Games. On Saturday, the final day of the jiu-jitsu competitions in Hangzhou, Faisal Al Ketbi and Shamma Al Kalbani claimed gold in their respective categories during the competitions held at Xiaoshan Linpu Gymnasium JJI, while Saeed Al Kubaisi bagged silver. The UAE has topped the overall jiu-jitsu rankings at the Asian Games.
With today’s outstanding victories, the nation’s overall jiu-jitsu medal count at the Asian Games now stands at an impressive 10 medals, including four gold, three silver, and three bronze. In 2018, the UAE won a total of 9 medals, including 2 gold, 5 silver, and 2 bronze.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Second Deputy Ruler of Dubai and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee (NOC), congratulated the Jiu-Jitsu National Team for their historic achievement. He also commended the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s efforts in promoting the sport and creating heroes and heroines who represent the nation in the best way in all sporting events.