Friday, May 29, 2020

Grapplers from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore Shine at the Damau Singapore Open

More from author

Matrix Fight Night Results: Sandeep Dahiya takes the main event, Srikant Sekhar causes huge upset

The latest promotion in the Indian MMA scene, Matrix Fight Night held their first event last day in Mumbai. The card was stacked with...

MMA India Exclusive: Roshan Mainam Luwang opens up about becoming the first Indian fighter to be part of EVOLVE MMA

A day after Himanshu Kaushik made history at ONE Championship: Hero’s Ascent, more great news has arrived for the Indian MMA fans. Upcoming Indian MMA...

Indian MMA: Himanshu Kaushik a gets huge victory at ONE Championship: Hero’s Ascent

The Indian flag flew high at ONE championship once again after Himanshu Kaushik secured a huge win at ONE: Hero’s Ascent. Himanshu, who faced off...

John Kavanagh posts his hilarious New Year’s Resolutions

John Kavanagh is probably one of the most relatable names in the MMA business. Known for being the founder of SBG Ireland and for...
Avatar
Renjith Ravindranhttp://www.mmaindia.com
An engineer by luck and a sports writer by passion, Renjith has been covering various sports for almost half a decade. He has received praise from the likes of WWE superstars Paul Heyman and Natalya for his work and has also interviewed some notable names from the business. He is constantly looking out for creative challenges that excite him and finds beauty in the art of Combat Sports.
- Advertisement - Grapplers from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore Shine at the Damau Singapore Open - jiu jitsu

The Grapplers from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore made headlines at the Damau Singapore Open by picking up multiple medals at the event.

Sanctioned by the Asian Sport Jiu-Jitsu Federation, the event was led by professor Joao Silva and had participation from all over Asia. The team walked away with three gold medals from the event with coach Rohit Vasudevan, Asha Badrinath, and Debojit Dasgupta winning. Rohit won the gold in the Men’s Blue Belt 64 KG Gi category when Asha won in the Female White Belt 48.5 KG Gi. Debojit finished on top of the Male White Belt 64 KG Gi category.

Grapplers from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore Shine at the Damau Singapore Open - jiu jitsu
The team from IJJ

The lone silver for the team came thanks to Reuben Jacob who secured the medal in the Men’s White Belt 64 KG GI category. Mohamed Moosa and Rohit Singh also won bronze medals in their respective categories. Meanwhile, in the 70KG GI Male White Belt category, Saikat Basu and Manu Krishnamurthy shared the bronze medal as they were from the same gym.

In total, the team managed to win seven medals at the event including three gold, one silver, and three bronze.

“Rohit Vasudevan is an outstanding coach. It shows in his dedication and love for jiujitsu. His ability to stay current in a constantly evolving sport sets us apart from other gyms. Winning gold at Singapore is just a start. I’m sure you will see big things from coach Vaas,” John from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore noted in an exclusive statement to the MMA India Show.

Below is the complete list of medal winners:

  • Rohit Vasudevan – Gold – Male blue belt. 64 kg gi
  • Asha Badrinath – Gold – Female white belt. 48.5 kg gi
  • Debojit Dasgupta – Gold -Male white belt. 64 kg gi
  • Reuben Jacob – Silver – Male white belt. 64 kg gi
  • Saikat Basu / Manu Krishnamurthy- Bronze – Male white belt. 70kg gi
  • Mohamed Moosa – Bronze – Male white belt. 64 kg no-gi
  • Rohit Singh – Bronze – Male blue belt. 94 kg no- gi

 

If any content is used from this article, kindly backlink to this page.

If you like reading about sports, make sure you check out SportsIndiaShow.com
Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.com

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement - Grapplers from Institute of Jiu-Jitsu Bangalore Shine at the Damau Singapore Open - jiu jitsu

Related articles