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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 11:55 - Updated Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:27

Jiu Jitsu: Angolan Kiriana Neto wins gold medal

Luanda -The Angolan athlete of Jiu Jitsu (Brazilian version), Kiriana Neto, won on Saturday the gold medal of the International NAGA West Coast Grappling Tournament, in Las Vegas, US, after defeating the European champion the Denmark Evolet Elise.

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Kiriana Neto wins gold medal in international competition (File)

Photo: Henri Celso

The seven-year old athlete (yellow belt), won the 27 kg children category, being the sole African competitor in that competition.

On April 20, Kiriana conquered gold medal in the 11th World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship held in Abu Dabhi.

The athlete, daughter of the singer Nsoki, represents Luneto Power Gym School, being also the current African champion.

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