Gold and Silver in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
The Academic Championship of Poland in Brazilian ju-jitsu was held in Poznań on 29 April 2017. The University of Opole was represented by a three-man team - Forca Brava AZS UO. Dennis Piekaruś (student of the 1st year of German Studies) after three, extremely fierce fights, won the gold medal in the category of adult white/blue belts -94.3 kg. Wojciech Goleński (lecturer at the Faculty of Economics) won the silver medal in the category of adult brown/black belts -82.3 kg. Kamil Nowaczyk (student of the 1st year of Economics), who competed in the same category as Dennis was unfortunately bested by his rival. The Championship was organised by Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. More than 150 contestants, representing 70 Polish universities, took part in the Championship.