|Singapore's jiu-jitsu exponent Constance Lien stands on the podium upon winning the blue-belt adult featherweight world title at the World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Long Beach, California. Source: yahoo news|
Constance Lien, Singapore’s first Asian Games medallist in the sport of jiu-jitsu, has added a World Championship title to her name.
She emerged triumphant in the blue-belt adult featherweight division at the 2019 World IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Long Beach, California, on Thursday (30 May).
The 19-year-old, who was named Sportsgirl of the Year at the Singapore Sports Awards earlier this month, beat Jaine da Silva Fragoso 8-3 in the final to clinch the title. Astrid Scholin and Jasmine Wilson were tied for third place.