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The 2010 AFBJJ Pan-Pacific Championships proved to be a really exciting weekend of BJJ in Australia and it was a great weekend for Adelaide’s own ISOHEALTH team. There was a only a small group of ISOHEALTH’ers on the trip but we can be proud of our results with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals in both White and Blue divisions. With just under a dozen competitors our ISOHEALTH’ers finished the weekend with 3 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze Medals and 3 guys in 4th place. All of our guys put in great performances and we got to finish off the weekend with a chance to see some of the world’s best BJJ competitors fighting it out for Pan-Pacific Gold!
RayRay dominated his divisions in both Gi and NoGi winning every single match by submission in the Adult Under 61kg divisions, this young man is going places! Grebster fought brilliantly to secure Bronze in a division with approximately 60 competitors in the Adult Under 73kg div. Little Lachy’s division of Adult Under 79kg White Belt was huge with it too having a approximately 60 competitors. Little Lachy did us proud with another Bronze Medal and one of the referees on Lachy’s mat even commented to me on how technical Lachy’s style was, a terrific bit of feedback that would make any coach proud! Moving on to the Blue Belt division Tritto performed great in the Adult Under 67kg Blue Division going on to win a Silver Medal in a hotly contested Gold Medal match. Dom represented ISOHEALTH extremely well in the Master’s Blue division going on to secure one Gold, two Silver and one Bronze Medal (truly an outstanding effort).
The weekend of BJJ action was capped off by an extremely exciting match between Australia’s Mick Wilson and Brazilian Alain “Finfou” do Nascimento. The win went to Finfou but “Big Mick” did Australian BJJ proud as always!
Outside the stadium us ISOHEALTH’ers had a terrific time hanging out and eating up a storm. There’s still a few events left in 2010 and with 2011 shaping up to be a very busy time we’ll back here in Melbourne for the 2011 Pan-Pacs before we know it.