Elite jiu-jitsu athletes from the UAE and around the world were honoured in a grand ceremony hosted by the UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation (UAEJJF) following the conclusion of the 14th Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, that featured 5,000 competitors from more than 100 countries. H.H. Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, handed out awards to the winners.
The champions in several belt divisions claimed the top honours during the ceremony held at Rixos Marina Abu Dhabi on Saturday evening. The event honoured the best athletes from all over the world.