The first BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) competition of the year was held in Sydney on 29th January at the Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre.
SPMA Concord’s team of 26 competitors won 5 gold, 13 silver and 4 bronze medals. The team had 16 adults and 10 kids compete and out of the 16 adults 10 of them were coloured belts! A good start to the year. Here are the results.
In the adults divisions Jeshua McPhail, Michael Ryan, Hayden McKay, Michael Su and Guy Vacarro won gold, Phil Ferraro (Double), Sam Senan, Michael Ali (Triple), Brandon Dizon, Michael Ryan and Jeremiah Diestro won Silver and Hayden McKay and Sam Senan won bronze.
In the kids divisions Amelia Roufas, Natasha Iacono (Double), Anthony Roufas (Double) and Jayda Lafleur won silver and Jake Herrera (Double), Amelia Roufas, Damian Iacono, Keegan Lafleur, Emma Hunt (Double) and James Hunt won bronze.
SPMA Moorebank students took home 37 medals of that 14 Gold, 16 Silver, 9 Bronze. It was a great effort by all the students regardless of the result. We also had a fantastic turnout of students who came along and volunteered and supported. Congratulations to all the students who competed. Well done to Noriel Bernardo, James Dang (triple gold), Aaron Snow, Martyn Rush (double gold), Aljosa Popadic Martina Pham (double gold), Johnny Xue Lucas Bernardo (double gold), and Tyler Bernardo on winning Gold.
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