Flávio Canto Judoka

Flávio Canto

Flávio Canto

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:16 April 1975 (42 years)
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Flávio Canto was the 2004 Olympic bronze medallist of Athens. World Ranking Leader U81kg in 2010. Canto won 4 world medals with Brazil. He was Panam Games champion in 2003. He founded Instituto Reação in 200 promoting human development and social inclusion through sport and education with judo
Rafaela Silva

Judo in the city of God, with Rafaela Silva

11 Apr 2016 09:15

Rafaela Silva is on her twenty-fourth spring, and yet she has already made her mark in the history of her country by becoming the first female Brazilian judo world champion in 2013. It was precisely in Rio where she went from being virtually unknown to a national glory. This transition was further reinforced by the fact that Rafaela was born and raised in ‘Cidade de Deus' (City of God), another Favela of Rio, made famous by the directors Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund who in 2002 described the violence prevailing in the district, based on the book of the same name by Paulo Linens. Read more

Flavio Canto - Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey leaves UFC belt at Flavio Canto’s judo school

4 Aug 2015 19:10

The Instituto Reação of Flavio Canto will receive another big gift. The judo school and social project owned by Olympic bronze medalist Flavio Canto, was surprised with a $30,000 check from UFC star Ronda Rousey in March, will be the home for "Rowdy’s" belt. Read more

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5Abu Dhabi2011
5Purto La Cruz2011
2Antalya2010
5Tokyo2010
3Salvador2010

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