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Jiu-jitsu: Curtis heads to USA for world championship

She claimed two medals at european championship in October

One of the Isle of Man's jiu-jitsu competitors is set to compete among the world's best in the sport over the coming days.

Hayley Curtis of Gracie Barra is taking part in the World IBJJF Jiu-jitsu Nogi Championship in Las Vegas, USA from tomorrow until Saturday (7-9 December).

Recently, Curtis took two bronze medals during the IBJJF European Championship in Rome in October - during the same month at the Compnet UK National Tournament in Wolverhampton she took gold in the adult featherweight division to move up to third in the Compnet global rankings in the adult category. 

She also claimed the title of British Nogi Champion in 2022.

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