Nov. 15, 2010
/PRNewswire/ -- Reliv International-sponsored athlete
recently won a Gold Medal at the Miami International Open jiu-jitsu championship in
This represents James' first Gold Medal of the year after having won two Silver Medals in previous tournaments this year.
James won his medal in the Brown Belt Senior Heavyweight Division, which is the 93 kilogram class (approximately 205 pounds). James lives and trains in
along with a group of competitors who went to
under the Team Reliv banner.
, Reliv's executive vice president, worldwide sales, said, "Greg has set a goal of competing on the U.S. Olympic jiu-jitsu team for the 2016 Olympic Games in
, and this medal gets him one step closer. He's a world-class athlete and we couldn't be prouder that he relies on Reliv products as a key part of his training regimen."
James is a retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer who has served in three wars. He was injured in
in 2003. Currently, he teaches martial arts to members of the Air Force, Marines and Navy, as well as to various law enforcement officials around
the United States
. James holds Black Belts in karate, kung-fu and jiu-jitsu.
Reliv International, Inc., based in
, develops, manufactures and markets premium nutritional supplements and skincare products. Reliv supplements address essential nutrition, weight loss, energy and performance enhancement, digestive health, women's health and anti-aging. The company sells its products through an international network marketing system of approximately 62,000 independent distributors. Learn more about Reliv at
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