Filipino Jiu-Jitsu athletes bag gold medals at Abu Dhabi World Professional Championship

Filipino Jiu Jitsu Athletes
Team Philippines bring home 2 World Champion titles. Credits to Apryl Jessica Eppinger

Filipino Jiu-Jitsu athletes Annie Ramirez and Gian Dee took home gold medals after being declared world champions at the Abu Dhabi World Masters Jiu-Jitsu Championship (ADWMJJC) 2019.

The Filipino champion athletes bested competitors at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in late April.

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Ramirez won against Sophia Dalpra to earn her first gold medal in the Jiu Jitsu professional world. Ranked as the number 1 female Jiu Jitsuka in the Philippines, Ramirez has been coaching young Jiu jitsukas at Academia John Baylon – Clube De Jiu Jitsu Filipinas.

Dee took home a gold medal after winning against his opponent Mohammed Magharef. Dee is ranked as a number 1 Jiu Jitsuka male athlete in the Philippines and a top Jiu Jitsuka athlete in Asia.

Filipino Jiu Jitsu Athletes
Annie Ramirez wins her battle to be declared a world champion on foreign soil. Credits to Annie Ramirez Instagram.

Both Jiu Jitsuka athletes we’re sent to Abu Dhabi and supported by The Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the Philippines.

Filipinos are known in the world of Jiu Jitsu as excellent fighters. Recently Filipino-Belgian Lodens brothers won silver and bronze medals from the Ju-Jitsu Grand Slam Paris Open.

Send your congratulations to Annie Ramirez and Gian Dee, Jiu Jitsu world champions from Team Philippines!

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