Rio UPP Social Project Sends 50 to Jiu-Jitsu Championship

The UPP Generation project will send fifty young athletes to the championship in São Paulo, between April 23rd and 30th.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The UPP Generation project will be represented by its athletes in the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship this year. The social project established by the UPP (Police Pacification Unit) program has been able to continue despite the state's financial crisis.

According to government news sources, the team has fifty competitors, made up of young athletes from the UPPs in Providência, Cidade de Deus (City of God) and Batan.

The event takes place at the José Corrêa Poliesportivo Gymnasium, in São Paulo, between April 23rd and 30th.

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