BJJ Provincials rundown: Team Nova Uniao claims third place

The 2011 Ontario Provincial Jiu Jitsu Championship rolled through Toronto a couple of weekends ago and Team Nova Uniao made a strong showing, placing third in overall team standings, edged out by Team Renzo Gracie in first and Team Ascension in second.

Last year’s event drew over 500 competitors and this year’s competition was equally impressive, attracting players from Ottawa, Oshawa, Barrie, Sudbury, North Niagara Falls, Georgetown, Burlington and more.

Shouts to Shaady Tadros for compiling our list of winners below.


Purple Belt:
Shyam Tanna- Gold (Masters) Light, Silver (Masters) Absolute

Blue Belt:
Mike Rider – Gold (Masters) Light
David Beckles – Gold (Masters) Super Heavy, Gold (Masters) Absolute
Jason Palmer – Silver (Masters) Medium Heavy, Silver (Masters) Absolute

White Belt:
Sean Kent – Gold Ultra Heavy
Tyler Dos Santos – Silver Heavy
Branko Cenanovic – Bronze Super Heavy
Vijay Hemanchal – Bronze Ultra Heavy


Blue Belt:
David Beckles – Gold (Masters) Super Heavy

White Belt:
Nelson Kraus – Bronze Medium Heavy
Sean Kent – Gold Ultra Heavy

Congrats to everyone on Team Nova Uniao on a great showing!

For full event results, hit up the Ontario BJJ Championship website, and for more photos, go ‘Like’ the Scott Lewis Nova Uniao BJJ team page on Facebook.

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