Sarah Menezes Judoka

Sarah Menezes

Sarah Menezes

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:26 March 1990 (30 years)
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Sarah Menezes became Olympic Champion in 2012 in London U48kg. She won the Junior world title in 2008 in Bangkok and 2009 in Paris. She won bronze at the World Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2013. She is 3 time winner of the Grand Slam of Russia. In 2016 she won the Grand Prix of Havana. She collected 30 World Cup medals and stepped out of judo in 2020 to become a mother. She is related to 2013 World Champion Loic Pietri.
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Pregnant 2012 Olympic Champion Sarah Menezes announces career break

15 Nov 2020 16:40

Olympic Champion Sarah Menezes revealed last week that she is becoming a mother: "I live a dream, to be a mother". The announcement was made last Friday, on her insta account, along with a photo with her fiancé 2013 World Champion Loic Pietri. Sarah Menezes herself is London’s 2012 Olympic Champion who decided to have a break in her judo career to fulfill her dream of becoming a mother. Read more

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Gefen Primo captures gold for Israel

6 Jul 2019 09:30

With three bronze medals won this season at the Grand Prix of Hohhot and Marrakech and at the Baku Grand Slam, Gefen Primo (ISR) was the favorite of the day in women's U52kg. She entered the final after her victories against Jeong Bo-Kyeong (KOR) in the semifinal but more significantly against London Olympic Champion, Sarah Menezes (BRA), in her preliminary round. in the final she was opposed to the 2019 Pan-american silver medallist angelica Delgado (USA). Read more

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Top athletes in Mexico for Grand Prix Cancun

12 Oct 2018 09:40

With just a few events to go in the IJF Tour, the international elite athletes visiting Mexico this weekend for the Grand Prix in Cancun. The second edition of this tournament attracted a few Rio 2016 Olympic champions such as Paula Pareto (ARG), Rafaela Silva (BRA) and Lukas Krpalek (CZE). Read more

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Maiden IJF title for rising Portuguese youngster Catarina Costa

6 Apr 2018 18:50

Portuguese Catarina Costa won her first IJF World Judo Tour gold medal with a convincing win over former Zagreb Grand Prix bronze medallist Fjolla Kelmendi (KOS) in the U48kg final at the Grand Prix of Antalya. Read more

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Slovenian youngster Marusa Stangar captures first IJF title

30 Mar 2018 18:30

Marusa Stangar of Slovenia won her first IJF World Judo Tour gold medal at the expense of top seed Milica Nikolic (SRB). Junior World Championships bronze medallist and Agadir Grand Prix bronze medallist Stangar, 20, has now won back-to-back Grand Prix medals but crucially today’s result was gold and now her career is set to flourish. Read more

Result City Date
5Paris8 Feb
5Odivelas Lisbon1 Feb
3Montreal2019
3Lima2019
5Antalya2019

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