Jiu Jitsu athletes represent St. Maarten at IBJJF



SINT MAARTEN – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athletes Charlesson Reymond and Ruben Girault represented St. Maarten/St. Martin at the IBJJF World Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Long Beach, California, June 1-4.

Girault earned a silver medal in the juvenile novice middle weight division. Reymond had three tough matches, winning his first two by submission and was stopped one match short of the quarterfinals, losing a tied match by referee decision in the adult blue belt light weight division.

Both athletes trained diligently in preparation and are looking forward to future tournaments. For more information on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Defense classes for all ages contact: Melissa Bardfield, info@sxmbjj.com or visit www.sxmbjj.com