Vietnam establishes jiu-jitsu federation

Vietnam establishes jiu-jitsu federation

The Vietnam Jiu-Jitsu Federation was established during a ceremony that took place in Hanoi on Saturday. 29 members were chosen to join the federation’s executive committee, nine in the standing committee.

Nguyen Cong Cuong was voted as the chairman of Vietnam Jiu-Jitsu Federation (VJJF). Nguyen Manh Hung, Vice Chairman of Asian Ju-Jitsu Federation, was voted as vice-chairman and general secretary, in addition to other five vice-chairmen.

The sport of Jiu-Jitsu will be featured in the Southeast Asian Games 31, hosted in Vietnam next year as well as Asian Games 2022 in China.

In 2009, the national ju-jitsu team won their first gold medal at Asian Indoor Games. In 2014, they clinched two silver and four bronze medals at Asian Beach Games. One year later, the team got one bronze medal at the world championship. In Asian Games 2018, Duong Thi Thanh Minh won one bronze medal for Vietnamese ju-jitsu .

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