IN PICS: Jiu-Jitsu youth festival comes to a close in Abu Dhabi

We bring you some of the best pictures from a superb week-long of activity in Abu Dhabi.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
17th April 2017

article:17th April 2017

The final day of Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship came to a close Monday at the IPIC Arena, Zayed Sports City.

Part of the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship which runs until April 22, the championship was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.


The second day of action saw boys aged between 10 -17 years old take to the mats of the IPIC Arena.

It followed on from the Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Festival that all last week welcomed hundreds upon hundreds of young players through the doors of the IPIC Arena.

Here, we share with you some of the best pictures from the week-long action in the UAE capital.


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Abu Dhabi World Youth Jiu-Jitsu Championship brings to an end week-long celebration of youngsters in UAE capital

We bring you some of the best pictures from a superb week-long of activity in Abu Dhabi.

Two young girls competing.

Two young girls competing.

It was the ladies that stole the show early on.

It was the ladies that stole the show early on.

With some exciting action.

With some exciting action.

There were medals up for grabs.

There were medals up for grabs.

With a place for every level of competitor.

With a place for every level of competitor.

And some of the action was intense.

And some of the action was intense.

As well as enthralling.

As well as enthralling.

But built on the sportsmanship and values that make jiu-jitsu great.

But built on the sportsmanship and values that make jiu-jitsu great.

Some young medal winners.

Some young medal winners.

It was then the boys turn to take centre stage.

It was then the boys turn to take centre stage.

And they, again, played in the right manner.

And they, again, played in the right manner.

But it didn't mean they weren't out to win.

But it didn't mean they weren't out to win.

Like these guys!

Like these guys!