Athlete Manaus winning silver medal in championship jiu-jitsu, In the USAThe Amazon is the current world champion of Jiu-Jitsu at Abu Dhabi World Pro, a major tournaments mode.
The beneficiary of the Stock Exchange Municipal Athlete, Rita de Cassia Reis, 21, won the silver medal, in this Saturday, 9/9, pelo San Francisco Elite Jiu-Jitsu World League Series, In San Francisco, in California, USA. The athlete receives support from the Municipal Youth, Sports and leisure (Semjen).
Fighting above two categories of their, 60 kg, Rita played a better three against the house fighter. Won the first, He lost the second to bring a foot switch stroke and the third also, thus ensuring the silver medal.
"It was a tough fight, she is a very strong opponent, He is experienced in jiu-jitsu. I won the first fight, the second missed and hit my foot on a foot lock it into place, then the third fight she won again. But it was a good fight, a good challenge ", he told Cassia.
Newly graduated a brown belt, the Amazon is the current world champion of Jiu-Jitsu at Abu Dhabi World Pro, a major tournaments mode. She says that now the focus is on Jiu-Jitsu Grand Slam. "That was a good parameter, now I will train even harder to get right in the Grand Slam to be here two weeks ago ", He said Rita passing by season training and competition in the land of 'Uncle Sam'.
The secretary of Semjel, Joao Luiz, He emphasized that investment in the Stock Exchange Municipal athlete has given positive results and, proof of that, are the various titles won by Rita of Cascia. "We are very pleased with the investment made in athletes of our city and even happier with the performance of Rita. We support through the Bolsa Athlete and has accompanied the great results achieved by it over the past few years. It's hard to compete and she did not win a medal for Manaus ", said the secretary.