European Jiu-Jitsu Championships Underway

The European Championship is the most prestigious and largest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament held in Europe by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. The tournament got underway today and runs through to January 31st in “Complexo Municipal Esportivo do Casal Vistoso”, Rua João Silva, Lisbon, Portugal.

2009 World Jiu-Jitsu Lightweight Champion Michael Langhi (Alliance), 2009 World Jiu-Jitsu Light Featherweight Champion Guilherme Mendes (Atos) and 2009 World Jiu-Jitsu Roosterweight Champion Bruno Malfacine (Alliance) have registered for the event.

Sunday will be when the Brown/Black, Black belt and National Team finals take place.

Weight Category (Adult/Master/Senior)

Weight Adult/Master/Senior
Rooster 126.5lbs
Light Feather 141.0lbs
Feather 154.0lbs
Light 167.5lbs
Middle 181.0lbs
Medium Heavy 194.5lbs
Heavy 207.5lbs
Super Heavy 221.0lbs
Ultra Heavy +221.lbs
Absolute Free

Schedule, Sunday – 31/Jan/2010

10:00 Black Master
11:00 Black Senior
11:45 Brown/Black Female
Black Adult – Rooster to Medium Heavy
13:30 Black Adult – Heavy to Ultra Heavy
Brown Male Adult – Open Class
14:45 Black Master – Open Class
Black Senior – Open Class
16:00 Black Adult – Finals
Brown/Black Female – Finals
Purple Belt – National Teams Match
Brown/Black – National Teams Match
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~ by admin on January 28, 2010.

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