Ukrainians hit the podium of the “World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship” for the first time!


The “World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship” – one of the most prestigious international tournaments, was held in the USA recently.

According to the results of the championship, Yaroslav Blazhko and Serhii Krasovskyi became the first Ukrainian sportsmen in history who managed to climb the pedestal of the IBJJF World Championship!

Yaroslav Blazhko competed in the category of purple belts, he managed to defeat 4 opponents, but he lost 2 points to the champion of the category in the semifinal. Thus, Yaroslav became the bronze medalist of the championship. Serhii Krasovskyi followed Yaroslav’s lead and also took the bronze in one of the most difficult divisions of the World Championship.

Last modified: June 3, 2019

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