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Eight fights earns four golds for Wilson

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By Michelle Crean

Not many can say that they've won four golds in just one day - but a local Jiu-Jitsu instructor now can!

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Wilson Da Silva from Movement & Fitness Club & BJJ Killarney had a busy weekend in England at the London International Open 2022 Jiu-Jitsu Championship.

This big and popular tournament run by International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) in Crystal Palace each year brings the world's best Jiu-Jitsu competitors.

For Wilson it wasn't the first time competing in this tournament as he took golds in London Fall before, but this year he not only won, but managed to win four golds in one day.

During the day he fought eight times and won them all; first in the GI in his own category, followed by GI Open Class where he fought some tough ultra heavy opponents - and repeated it all again in the NO GI.

Silva is extremely dedicated, not only towards his own training, but also towards his students who are driven by his passion, determination and hard work and want to follow his footsteps. They too want to join many Jiu-Jitsu tournaments and get the same amazing outcome.

"I am extremely proud and happy to be representing Killarney and our club BJJ Killarney all over the world," Wilson told the Killarney Advertiser.

"For the first time in my BJJ career I won four gold medals in one day and it feels amazing. Next stop Rome for the Europeans!"

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Two Mile School “Says Yes to Japanese”

The pupils and staff of Two Mile Community National School were delighted to welcome Mr Norio Maruyama,  the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland on Tuesday. The Ambassador was at the school […]

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The pupils and staff of Two Mile Community National School were delighted to welcome Mr Norio Maruyama,  the Japanese Ambassador to Ireland on Tuesday.

The Ambassador was at the school to promote the teaching of the Japanese language and culture through the ‘Say Yes to Languages’ programme.

“The pupils in Two Mile were very interested to listen to stories about Japan and to learn about the links between our two countries,” said school principal Catherine Barry.
“As a multi-denominational school, we are very open to different languages and cultures and we look forward to working with the Japanese embassy from next September.”
Two Mile Community National School is the only multi-denominational school in the Killarney school district.

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 Photographer Anastasiia goes Out and About for Killarney Advertiser.

The Killarney Advertiser is pleased to announce that Anastasiia Garbera has joined the team. Anastasiia is a photographer from Ukraine. She has been living in Killarney for nearly two years […]

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The Killarney Advertiser is pleased to announce that Anastasiia Garbera has joined the team.

Anastasiia is a photographer from Ukraine. She has been living in Killarney for nearly two years and is trying to establish a freelance photography business.
“I love my job. I’ve been shooting for 11 years. I adore photography and connect my life with it. The best thing for me is to show girls and families, brides how beautiful they are. I think it’s my main mission.No need to be a model. We are all beautiful and special. You just need to build more self-confidence. And be sure, I will help you with it.”
Keep an eye out for Anastasiia as she goes Out and About for The Killarney Advertiser.
If you are organising an event and need a photographer email info@killarneyadvertiser.ie for more details.

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