- Born:28 December 1981 (38 years)
João Neto is Portuguese 2008 European Champion in Lisbon U81kg. ALso he won bronze at the World Championships in Osaka in 2003. He turned a successful men’s coach for his country in a team with his generation judokas (Pina and Soares). Neto was 7th at 2004 Athens Olympic Games and 9th in Beijing.