Castlegar’s Ken Postnikoff captured three gold medal finishes at the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Richmond on Aug. 17. Postnikoff, who currently fights out of RDC Jiu Jitsu in Kelowna, won six matches in total across three different divisions (Brown Belt Gi, Brown Belt Gi Open Weight, and Brown Belt NoGi), and ended each match with a submission hold. Photos submitted

Castlegar’s Ken Postnikoff captured three gold medal finishes at the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Richmond on Aug. 17. Postnikoff, who currently fights out of RDC Jiu Jitsu in Kelowna, won six matches in total across three different divisions (Brown Belt Gi, Brown Belt Gi Open Weight, and Brown Belt NoGi), and ended each match with a submission hold. Photos submitted

Castlegar martial artist wins jiu jitsu gold

Ken Postnikoff brought home three gold medals from the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.

Castlegar’s Ken Postnikoff captured three gold medal finishes at the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Richmond on Aug. 17. Postnikoff, who currently fights out of RDC Jiu Jitsu in Kelowna, won six matches in total across three different divisions (Brown Belt Gi, Brown Belt Gi Open Weight, and Brown Belt NoGi), and ended each match with a submission hold. Photos submitted

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Ken Postnikoff brought home three gold medals from the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships.

 

Castlegar’s Ken Postnikoff captured three gold medal finishes at the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Richmond on Aug. 17. Postnikoff, who currently fights out of RDC Jiu Jitsu in Kelowna, won six matches in total across three different divisions (Brown Belt Gi, Brown Belt Gi Open Weight, and Brown Belt NoGi), and ended each match with a submission hold. Photos submitted

Castlegar’s Ken Postnikoff captured three gold medal finishes at the 2019 Ohana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Championships in Richmond on Aug. 17. Postnikoff, who currently fights out of RDC Jiu Jitsu in Kelowna, won six matches in total across three different divisions (Brown Belt Gi, Brown Belt Gi Open Weight, and Brown Belt NoGi), and ended each match with a submission hold. Photos submitted