Amazonense winning silver at the World Jiu-Jitsu and Sports, no rest, already preparing for competition outside the country

Gabriel Castro brought the silver medal for the Absolute, won the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Sports.
21/07/2016 14h46 - Updated 21/07/2016 14h46
Photo: Press Release / Sejel

The Amazon again was featured in a gentle art competition. This time, the feat was won by Gabriel Castro black belt, who arrived in Manaus early on Thursday, day 21. In the 'baggage' he brought the silver medal for the Absolute, won the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship Sports, which took place in São Paulo, no last weekend.

Supported by the Government of Amazonas, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel), the Amazon made five fights in the state capital and said the event also served to prepare for the next mission, this time will be international. It is the Master World Championship, receiving the seal of the International Federation of Jiu-Jitsu (IBJJFF), In August, in California.

"I was very happy with my results in Sao Paulo. I would like to have won gold, but all that experienced turned into learning. It was a faltering in the final of the Absolute, it will not happen again and follow to the World Master more confident and attentive ", Gabriel considered.

Or event for us United States, the athlete has to follow before for acclimatization. Pupil Master Omar Salum, he will train at Gracie Humaita. "In the next I have to follow California, where I will focus entirely to training. The idea is to make programming using the three times of the day, with training interspersed in the morning, afternoon and night. I've never been to California and this will be the chance to also adapt better to the climate ", commented the Amazon, that besides athlete is also a firefighter and is divided between living in Manaus and Rorainópolis (RR).

"Being a firefighter is a profession I love and I exercise with great responsibility. Jiu-Jitsu, in turn, It helps me to be a good professional, I need a lot of stamina and conditioning. I gazetted in Rorainópolis three years, but I am affiliated to Amazon and Amazon federations. I love my state and anywhere in the world represent with pride the place where I was born. It will never be different ", highlighted.

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