Jenna Kaila Napolis of the Philippines, centre, was among the ju-jitsu gold medallists today ยฉRiyadh 2023

Four different nations won gold medals in ju-jitsu at the Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games today.

Thailand got its title in the men's over-94 kilograms class as a disqualification helped Yeah-On Kunathip beat Juan Camilo Landazuri of Colombia.

Dejan Vukcevic of Montenegro settled for bronze after another disqualification to Rado Mollenhauer of Germany.

A full ippon win was registered by Lukas Bombik of Germany in the under-94kg, defeating Dutchman Karel Dingemanse.

Mikkel Kailow of Denmark claimed the final podium spot with yet another full ippon win against Croatian Filip Trajkovic.

Lauryne Lage of France and Jenna Kaila Napolis of the Philippines won the women's titles on offer.

Lage took gold in the over-70kg class after crushing Arrewan Chansri by full ippon while Napolis beat Anael Pannetier of France 2-0 in the under-52kg category.

A 10-5 win for Nadina Biljanovic of Croatia was enough to take the over-70kg bronze ahead of Anja Guercke of Germany.

Meanwhile, Mongolia added to their overall tally as Mongoljin Ganbaatar win 2-0 for the under-52kg bronze, getting the better of Naiomi Anainsi of Spain.

The hosts had a successful outing in fencing events, another of the medal sports today.

Both individual sabre titles belonged to Saudi Arabia, with Adel Almutairi clinching the men's gold by coming out on top against Ali Rostom of Kuwait 15-6.

His compatriot Danah Alqahtani completed the double, edging to a 15-14 victory against Alhsna Alhammad in an all-Saudi Arabian final.

There was more to come for the Gulf nation thanks to Jawad Aldawood who defeated compatriot Faisal Abed 15-11 in the men's รฉpรฉe final.

Zainab Alhosani of the United Arab Emirates prevented a Saudi sweep, defeating home athlete Fawzya Alkhibiri 15-13.