Double Gold for Una Quinn

November 26, 2018

It was a golden return to competitive action on the mat for Una Quinn as she won 2 Gold Medals at the New York Fall International Open IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2018. The former European champion was back in her first competition, following the birth of her second child Riona and what a triumphant return it was for the BJJ purple belt and women’s coach at Team Torres.

Una’s preparations for the New York event was greatly helped by her Brazilian coach Alessandro Charuto and her team Torres coaches and members who helped get her in shape and back up to competetive level and she rewarded their hard work and dedication by producing winning performances on the mat over the course of the weekends action.

Una won her first Gold in the Master 2 / Female / Purple / Medium-Heavy confined category at the championships which took place at the Nat Holman Gym (CCNY)160 Convent Ave. New York. Having exceeded all her expectations following her victory Una approached the far more difficult Open Class/Master 2 / Female / Purple with confidence.

Displaying all the skills and techniques that saw her crowned European Champion, Una was back to her very best as she beat Kristen Carstensen of the Carlson Gracie Team in the final to pick up her second Gold Medal. 

Combining her mat and motherly duties to perfection Una was returning home with Gold for both of her children, Aodhan and Riona.