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Mongolian athlete wins World Jiu-jitsu Championship

M.Sugar won a gold medal at the World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship on May 27, becoming the first Mongolian female athlete to win at the event. She earned first place in the women’s adult blue-belt category in the 74 kg weight class.
A team of 12 athletes coached by B.Altanzul took part in the competition. Another Mongolian athlete, B.Sugarjargal, took home the bronze medal in the men’s 100 kg class.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, known commonly among its fans as BJJ, is a combat sport that combines martial arts with a unique self-defense system, mostly on the ground.
Over 3000 athletes from around the world competed in the competition, spanning four belt categories in nine men’s weight classes and seven women’s weight classes.
The World Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship took place in Long Beach, California (United States) between May 27 and June 2. The competition was organized by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation.

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