Team Philippines nab 4 golds in Thailand Ju-jitsu Open Grand Prix 2019

Jiu-Jitsu Team Philippines
The winning team is composed of 8 women and 2 men Jiu-jitsu athletes. Credits to Jiu-Jitsu Federation of the Philippines.

Team Philippines’ Jiu-Jitsu athletes brought home a total of 4 golds, 3 silvers, and 3 bronze medals from the Thailand Ju-jitsu Open Grand Prix 2019.

The country’s 10 bemedalled national athletes competed in the international tournament from August 10 to 11 2019 held in Rangsit University, Thailand.

The winning team of 8 women and 2 men from the Jiu-jitsu Federation of the Philippines was led by head coach Hansel Co and Coach Ali Sulit, assisted by the Philippine Sports Commission and the Philippine Olympic Committee.

The results of the Philippine campaign at the Thailand Ju-jitsu Open Grand Prix 2019 are as follows:


  • Jan Vincent Cortez – Gold, -56kg
  • Peter Lawrence Meimban – Bronze, +94kg


  • Samantha dela Costa – Gold, -45kg
  • Kimberly Anne Custodio – Gold, -48kg
  • Danica Palanca – Silver, -45kg
  • Estee Liwanen – Silver, -57kg
  • Natasha Rodriguez – Silver, -70kg
  • Sarah Antonio-Tagle – Bronze, -52kg
  • Geli Bulaong – Bronze, -57kg

Women Under 18

  • Dylan Valmores – Gold, +70kg

The country’s Jiu-Jitsu athletes have been making great strides in international competitions including the gold-winning performance of Meggie Ochoa in Mongolia, and Annie Ramirez and Gian Dee in Abi Dhabi.

SEND congratulations in the comments below for our Jiu-Jitsu athletes reaping medlas in world competitions!

Like, Follow, Subscribe to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Good News Pilipinas! TV on YouTube, new story notifications and e-mail newsletters for updates on more Filipino Pride stories.

Facebook Comments

- Advertisement -
Angie is a self-confessed reformed news critic who vows she has finally found infinite value in delivering the good news. She teaches students of all ages how to make the important interesting for audiences across media platforms.