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02-13-2009, 01:58 AM
The first-ever competition to determine Israelís competitors for the European trials of the 2009 Abu Dhabi Submission Grappling World Championships took place on December 20. Organized by Renzo Gracie black belt Haim Gozali, six grapplers will travel to the European ADCC trials on January 3rd.

Today Israel enjoys the presence of Brazilian jiu-jitsu academies under the flags of Gracie Barra, Renzo Gracie, and Royler Gracie. Brazilian jiu-jitsu was originally introduced into Israel by Haim Gozali after training with Renzo Gracie in New York City in 1995.

For more photos of the Israeli trials for the 2009 ADCCs, click here.

The Israeli team:

55kg: Eimy Berenhimer
65.9kg: Vitally Kraversky
76.9kg: Mike Khardas
87.9kg: Kfir Eittan
98.9kg: Ilan Torjeman
99kg and over: Amit Ofir
Israeli ADCC Trials : The FightWorks Podcast | Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) Radio (http://thefightworkspodcast.com/2008/12/26/israeli-adcc-trials/)

02-13-2009, 01:58 AM
for photos of the event click here Picasa Web Albums - haim - ADCC Israeli ... (http://picasaweb.google.com/gozalihaim/ADCCIsraeliTrials2008#)