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Atlanta Open: Team Lloyd Irvin closes out black belt open class, other results

The adult black belt open class podium at the 2014 Atlanta Open
The adult black belt open class podium at the 2014 Atlanta Open Photo: Lloyd Irvin Facebook Page

The 2014 Atlanta International Open took place this Saturday at the Georgia Convention Center.

In the adult black belt division, two athletes from Team Lloyd Irvin dominated the open class final.

4_GB72_StampSiteRoberto Torralbas and Tim Spriggs reached the gold medal match and a gentleman’s agreement decided that Torralbas would be crowned champion.

The TLI duo also closed out the heavyweight division, with Spriggs capturing gold.

In the teams competition, the results were:

1 – Roberto Traven BJJ – 704
2 – Alliance – 342
3 – Gracie Barra – 198
4 – Gracie Elite Team – 174
5 – Knuckleup Fitness – 97
6 – Team Lloyd Irvin – 56
7 – GF Team – 56
8 – Marcio Cruz BJJ – 40
9 – Memphis BJJ – 37
10 – Luiz Palhares Jiu Jitsu – 37

In the other adult black belt divisions, the results were:

BLACK / Adult / Male / Light Feather
First – Caio Terra – Roberto Traven BJJ
BLACK / Adult / Male / Feather
First – Jonathan Paul Thomas – Alliance
Second – Wellington Leal Dias – Gracie Humaita

BLACK / Adult / Male / Middle
First – Rafael Rosendo dos Santos – Alliance
Second – John James Piper – Great Grappling Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Third – Gregory Scott Walker – Gustavo Machado BJJ
Third – Guilherme Tavares C. de Lyra – Gracie Barra

BLACK / Adult / Male / Medium Heavy
First – Vitor Fabio Martins Toledo – Atos Jiu-Jitsu
Second – Brent F Weedman – Helio Soneca BJJ
Third – Anthony Ward Mitchell – Killer Bees BJJ College
Third – Ian McPherson – Alliance

BLACK / Adult / Male / Heavyirst – Timothy-Michael Spriggs – Team Lloyd Irvin
Second – Roberto Torralbas – Team Lloyd Irvin
Third – Paul Elezaj – Alliance
Third – Nicholas M. Albin – Renato Tavares Association

BLACK / Adult / Male / Super Heavy
First – Guybson Costa e Sá – SAS Team USA
Second – Kaliffa Gonçalves Oliveira – Gracie Barra
Third – Walnan Presto Constantino – Equipe Mineirinho Jiu-Jitsu

BLACK / Adult / Male / Open Class
First – Roberto Torralbas – Team Lloyd Irvin
Second – Timothy-Michael Spriggs – Team Lloyd Irvin
Third – Walnan Presto Constantino – Equipe Mineirinho Jiu-Jitsu
Third – Wellington Leal Dias – Gracie Humaita

For the complete results, go to ibjjf.com

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