combat-nerja-k96H-U201862146986ZzC-575x323@Diario SurNERJA’S mayor Rosa Arrabal Tellez has honoured teenage Combat Jujitsu World Champion Juan Antonio Pozo.

The 17-year-old has strung together several big wins, including the Spanish Championship in Barcelona and the Open International in Madrid.

The young phenom’s hot streak culminated in the World Championship title in Croatia last month.

In a commemoration ceremony, Tellez gave Pozo a certificate and a special medal with the town coat of arms for his achievements.

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