The “European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019” has ended in Lisbon recently. All the participants got an incredible experience and some of them went home with impressive victories. Ukrainian fighters were no exception.
Serhii Krasovskyi became the silver medalist of the championship in the prestigious category of blue belts among juniors. According to Ievgen Skyrda, the head coach of the SC “Borets”, this athlete proved by his own example that Ukrainian fighters reached the world level. Now they are ready not only to compete but also to win top BJJ fighters!
Serhii Rusnak, another one Ukrainian junior, lost in the first fight but showed great sports skills. For the first time Serhii Rusnak has participated in such high level championship as “European IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019”. So now Serhii is only at the beginning of his long way to the champion title.
In addition, Brazilian fighter Breno Peterson also represented the Ukrainian team at the European championship. The sportsman won silver in the category of brown belts, adult! In the final fight he met the world champion Thalison Vitorino Soares. In an equal fight with a score of 8:8, Breno lost only one advantage to the competitor.