Colin Stewart updates us on the Ethiopian Jiujitsu team’s recent competition at the 2022 edition of the AFRICAN JU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP, which was held on March 23rd to the 26th at the Kilamba Arena, in Luanda, Angola.
Ethiopia sent two athletes, Yared Negusse and “Mita” Negash Tsehaye Alemayehu, both grapplers are versed in Judo, Jujitsu, Brazilian Jiujitsu and NoGi.
"Mita” Negash Tsehaye Alemayehu won the Silver medal in the ADULTS JU-JITSU FIGHTING FEMALE -52 KG and a Bronze medal in the ADULTS JIU-JITSU FEMALE -52 KG.
Yared Negusse won the Bronze medal in the ADULTS JIU-JITSU MALE -62 KG.
Colin Stewart is a Brazilian Jiujitsu black belt. He coaches both Negusse and Alemayehu in Addis Ababa’s premier BJJ dojo, KAO BJJ!
For more on Colin Stewart and KAO BJJ listen to the pre-AFRICAN JU-JITSU CHAMPIONSHIP episode. https://combatsportsinafrica.buzzsprout.com/1893901/10214506-colin-stewart-and-brazilian-jiu-jitsu-in-addis-ababa-ethiopia
Also, for context and history, please listen to the following previous episodes. Both interviews are relevant to the story of Jiujitsu and Judo in Ethiopia.
Dr. Tsegaye Degineh and Jiujitsu sports development in Ethiopia.
Mr. Johannes Daxbacher and Judo sports development in Ethiopia.