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Pan American (2013)

Gracie Barra Downers Grove academy opened only 3 months ago and It’s competition results are astonishing.

The 2013 Jiu-Jitsu Pan American Championships kicked off last wednesday for a first time ever IBJJF 5-days event.The action on the 12 mats began 4:00 PM and went on non-stop until after 10PM.We had four competitors  representing GB Downers Grove (Adam Albrecht , Michael Hagl,  Jamil Fakhoury  and Prof. Carlos Lemos Jr),we got 3 medals on the 2013 Pans which is one of the biggest and most prestigious tournaments in the world of Jiu-Jitsu Jitsu. Without amazing Black belts Professors at GB Downers Grove, Coaches, training partners,these wonderful results  could not happened. Congrats GB Downers Grove and our champions, one more great performance!

Pan American 2013

*Adam Albrecht (Purpler Belt from Prof. Carlos Lemos Jr) :

First place /Super have Master

*Prof. Carlos Lemos Jr (Black Belt from Master Carlos Gracie Jr): 2 Medals

Third place/ Absolute Division.         Third place / Light weight Master

























































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