François Deniau BJJ records

Judo & BJJ qualifications :

  • 1995 : judo Black Belt (Daniel Ray & Jean-Paul Pagnoud alias “JPP”)
  • 2004 : 2nd degree judo Black Belt (FFJDA)
  • 2005 : FFJDA Judo & Jiu-Jitsu Teacher Certification (Brevet d’Etat)
  • 2009 : BJJ black belt (Megaton / Royler Gracie)
  • 2011 : IBJJF 2nd degree Black Belt Certified Instructor

University :

  • 1998 : Master 1 in Sports Management
  • 2018 : Master 2 in Sports Management, Laboratory of Vulnerability, Innovation & Health : creation of a method to analyse risks and prevent freediving accidents

Judo :

  • 1984 : 1st judo competiton (1st place) at the Cergy Judo Tournament (Judo Club of Cergy near Paris – teacher : Jacques Noris)
  • 1986 : Vice-Champion FFJDA of “Bas-Dauphiné” (Judo Club Dauphinois at “Saint Clair de la Tour” – teachers : Marc & Denis Mermet)
  • 1990 : Champion by team FFJDA of “Isère” (Club GUC JCD in Grenoble – teacher : Jean-Pierre Millon, Military World Champion)
  • 1993 to 1994 : training and sparring at the Neil Adams’club (Olympic Champion) in Coventry with the National British Team
  • 1st place, at Cardiff Tournament : “Line up done” (5 ippon in a row) felicitation of the jury
  • 1994 : Judo University Champion (GUC JCD)
  • 1995 : Judo University Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1996 : Judo University Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1997 : Judo Inter-University Champion (CS DOUA)
  • 1997 : French University Championships (CS DOUA, FNSU)

Wrestling :

  • 1995 : University Vice-Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1996 : University Champion  (CS DOUA)

Sambo :

  • 1995 : University Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1996 : University Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1996 : Rhône Federal Vice-Champion  (CS DOUA)
  • 1997 : 5th in the French Federal Championship (CS DOUA)

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu :

  • 1997 : 1st place at the French Cup (BJJ LYON). Selected for the World Championship in Brazil (French National Team)
  • 1997 : won first match in the World Championship, Adult Blue Belt Division (Academy Alliance, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • 1998 : 1st place, European Cup in “Evian”, Switzerland (BJJ LYON)
  • 1999 : 2nd place, European Cup in “Evian”, Switzerland (BJJ LYON)
  • 2000 : 2nd place at the Robin Gracie Cup in Barcelone, Spain (BJJ LYON)
  • 2005 : 5th place, Hot Blood Cup (BJJ LYON)
  • 2005 : Grappling Alps Cup (BJJ LYON)1rst
  • 2005 BJJ Alps Cup (BJJ LYON) – 1rst
  • 2006 : Master & Seniors Championship, Brazil (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2007 : Master & Seniors Championship, Brazil (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2007 : Arizona Vice-Champion (Team Megaton)
  • 2007 : European Vice-Champion (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2008 : Master & Seniors Championship, Brazil (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2008 : Gold Medal, Rio State Championship (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2008 : Bronze Medal, Panamerican, California (Team Megaton)
  • 2008 : European Champion (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2009 : European Vice-Champion (Gracie Humaita)
  • 2009 : Gold Medal, Scandinavian Cup, light weight division (GH)
  • 2009 : Gold Medal, Scandinavian Cup, open weight division (GH)
  • 2010 : European Vice-Champion (GH)
  • 2011 : European Vice-Champion (GH)
  • 2015 : Silver Medal, London Open (GH)
  • 2015 : Bronze Medal, Zurich Open (GH)
  • 2016 : Bronze Medal, European Championship (light weight division, GH)
  • 2016 : Bronze Medal, European Championship (open weight division, GH)

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