Reliv-Sponsored Athlete Greg James Wins Silver Medal in Jiu-Jitsu at Pan Am Games


CHESTERFIELD, Mo., April 15, 2010 – Reliv International-sponsored athlete Greg James of Omaha, Neb., won a Silver Medal at the Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship held in Irvine, Calif., last weekend. This is James’ second Silver medal this year.

James competes in the Purple Belt Senior 2 Heavyweight division for those ages 41-45 who weigh between 194.5 and 207.5 pounds. There were 40 competitors from a number of countries in his division in the Pan Am championship. Approximately 2,800 competitors overall participated in the tournament.

“Reliv congratulates Greg on his tremendous showing at the Pan Am Championships,” said Ryan Montgomery, executive vice president, worldwide sales for Reliv. “We’re thrilled this world-class athlete trusts his nutrition to us, and we’re looking forward to his future accomplishments.”

James said that going into tournaments, Reliv nutritional supplements help with his mental focus and energy, and following matches, his recovery time has significantly improved since he began using Reliv products.

James teaches martial arts to members of the Air Force, Marines and Navy, as well as to various law enforcement officials around the United States. He is a retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer who has served in three wars. James holds Black Belts in various forms of karate, kung-fu and jiu-jitsu.