A young fella Sam has brung home a gold medal from the Jiu-Jitsu Junior World Championships held over the weekend past for his Ballymoney club.
Sam who trains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the Kyoujin Club in Ballymoney, brought home 2 medals medals with a silver in No Gi and the Gold in Gi from Wolverhampton.
A spokesperson for the club said,
“He dominated every match and won each fight by submission. His work ethic is second to none and this is so well deserved. Very proud of him! Our first World Champion.”
The weekend also saw Sam’s sister Lola win two medals, taking home two bronzes. Speaking about the brother & sisters performance, the club said’
“They gave great performances on the mats but equally as impressive was their attitude towards the competition and the whole experience.”
The Kyoujin Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is available on Victoria Street in Ballymoney. For more details message or call 07800559270 or visit their Facebook page.