Jiu Jitsu competition team just had a massive weekend at the @ibjjf
Pan Pacific Championships, representing for three days alongside athletes from all over Oceania • We fielded a team of 22 competitors across all the belt ranks and managed to come home with 17 gold medals 🥇 7 silver🥈4 bronze 🥉and 9 new Pan Pacific Champions • Special mention must go to Thomastown Head Coach Lincoln Hancock @lincbjj
and Richmond’s Claudia Pirvu @claudiapirvu
, who both took gold in all four possible divisions for their belt rank - weight and open class in both gi and no gi in brown belt and purple belt respectively • Our women’s team, made up of Brianna @jemima.tonkin @jasminebutler.au @rachael_reyez
Cat @shadowcollector @claudiapirvu
had a hugely successful weekend, with 11 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze across white, blue, purple and brown belt, showing we have one of the best women’s teams in the country. • Our affiliation, Will/Machado Australasia, also came home with second place in the No Gi overall team ranks and third place in the kids @johnwillbjj
• This is an outstanding result considering the size of the Will/Machado team that represented. Quality over quantity! • Congratulations to everyone who competed. There were too many incredible performances to mention them all here. It was our most successful Pan Pacs yet and we are already looking forward to next year • Thank you to our wonderful super human coaches for running around all weekend shouting Jiu Jitsu wisdom and encouragement in between going into battle themselves and coming away with gold! @lincbjj @davehartjits @adele_fornarino @ivandonlicbjj @jbc_bjj
• More photos to come. Watch this space!