Event preview - Women's Ne-Waza -62kg - Ju-Jitsu 

Event preview - Women's Ne-Waza -62kg - Ju-Jitsu 

JAKARTA - On Saturday 25 August, the women's Ne-Waza -62kg event in ju-jitsu will start at the 2018 Asian Games.

  • Ju-jitsu will be held at the Asian Games for the first time.
  • Galina DUVANOVA (KAZ) won this event at the Asian championships in July 2018.
  • Violetta KROVYAKOVA (TKM) claimed silver in this event at those Asian championships.
  • Annie RAMIREZ (PHI) and LEE Hee Jin (KOR) claimed a bronze medal at the Asian championships in 2018.
  • Orapa SENATHAM (THA) won a bronze medal at the world championships in 2017.
  • SENATHAM won the women's Ne-Waza -62kg event at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat in 2017, after winning the final versus Buyandelger BATTSOGT (MGL).
  • Prior to the 2018 Asian Games, Thailand has won two gold medals in women's events in combat sports at the Asian Games, both in taekwondo.
  • Bashayer ALMATROOSHI (UAE) and Ruba ALSAYEGH (JOR) claimed bronze in this event at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat.
  • Coming into the Asian Games in Jakarta-Palembang, United Arab Emirates has won two medals in women's events, gold in athletics in 2014 and silver in karate in 2006.
  • Jordan has won five medals in women's events at the Asian Games coming into Jakarta 2018, all in combat sports - four in taekwondo (three silver, one bronze) and its only gold medal in a women's event in karate in 2010.

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