The Venezuelan Christopher Moreno managed to hang the bronze medal this weekend at the World Jiujitsu No-Gi held in Dallas, Texas.
Moreno is a native of Puerto La Cruz, Anzoátegui state and is based in the United States, where he won this important medal in the master category, full weight on a brown belt.
"Monstinho", as he is known in the discipline, defeated a Russian contender, in that fight he suffered a fracture of two ribs that kept him from contesting the pass to the final and also, they will leave him out of action for approximately a month and a half.
"A unique experience. I think it is the only place where you can tell if you are doing things right or not. And learn from experience and whatever the result. And being on the podium is a unique moment, no matter where you are, it always marks your life in a certain way, "the oriental said after his triumph exclusively for Líder.
After suffering this severe injury, Moreno thinks about giving his 2021 season , dedicating himself to his recovery and his family.
"Dedicating myself to my son who starts competing next year if God wants, to my wife and my future daughter who is on the way, I think the injury will help me enjoy certain things that I could have lost," Moreno said.
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This Venezuelan fighter has obtained outstanding results in this martial art, such as a gold medal obtained in the Pan American of the discipline in 2019.
For now, Moreno will dedicate himself to new projects, such as his Flawless Academy, which will open in a month in West Bloomfield, Michigan.
Moreno enjoys his medal
Likewise, the martial artist continues to enjoy the honeys of his metal that he suffered a lot.
«To all that one gets to feel proud of this one. I think that both mine is and everything that has been there in a certain way. My wife, my son, my family, my friends, teachers, former teachers I think that if it weren't for them I wouldn't be here, we would all have sacrificed in some way, "Christopher closed excitedly, dedicating his achievement.