Rodolfo Bario Saavedra (Argentina)
Golden Life Achievement Award of Martial Arts
A colonel of the Croatian Army who came to defend Croatia from his safe home in distant Argentina, he was the chief instructor of many elite combat units in the Homeland War, the founder of the Black Dragon BJJ club in Split and one of the pioneers of jujitsu in Croatia.
Holder of the greatest awards from martial and social life, holder of black belts in several martial styles and participant of various international camps around the world.
A big credit for the development of the martial arts scene in Croatia and beyond.