His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, witnessed the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship which was staged in over 5 days at Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Mohamed praised the performance of the UAE team which led them to collect 19 gold medals in the seniors and masters categories. He congratulated them on the achievement and urged them to strive for continuous improvement and to focus on the same time on their education.
UAE Jiu-Jitsu fighters carried on the tradition of stunning local crowds as they secured a World Championship Belt in the male brown belt adult open weight category from a stunning performance by Faisal Al Ketbi on the final day of Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2014.
Roars from the crowd could be heard outside of FGB Arena as UAE’s Al Ketbi challenged Brazil’s Marcio Andre to win the male brown belt open weight category, bringing the title home to the UAE. In attendance to watch his crowning fight was General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan who personally congratulated Faisal and presented him the black belt after the win!
Sheikh Mohammed also met with UAE winners, congratulating them on their victory and urging them to score highest results to raise the UAE’s flag aloft.