Cambodia Earns Another Medal in Jiu-Jitsu

Cambodian Jiu-Jitsu fighter Khan Jessa got a silver medal in the Ne-Waza GI-52 kg event, after losing to her Filipino counterpart in the final held at Chroy Changvar International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Phnom Penh this afternoon.

Even though Khan Jessa failed to win a gold medal for the nation, the Cambodian people is still very proud of the young girl.

Earlier in the same afternoon, she defeated her three counterparts from Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand.

The Cambodian-Mexican-American Khan Jessa has won many world titles in the past few years. She is also Cambodia's gold medalist of Ju-Jitsu World Championship 2022 in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates; 2022 Pen Jiu-Jitsu Championship in the U.S.; Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia; and ASEAN Games 2019 in the Philippines.

For Jiu-Jitsu’s men category, Cambodian athletes, Kongmona Mithora and Touch Pikada grabbed the first gold medal after beating their Thai counterparts in Men’s Duo event.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse