Sarah Menezes Judoka

Sarah Menezes

Sarah Menezes

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:26 March 1990 (28 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. Menezes won 11 World Cup events starting in 2008. 3 time winner of the Grand Slam of Russia. In 2016 she won the Grand Prix of Havana. She won a silver medal at the Grand Prix in Cancun in 2017. She took a bronze medal at the Grand Prix Tbilisi and Antalya in 2018. She won +30 World Cup medals.
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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

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First day of Grand Prix Tbilisi includes Georgian lightweight favourites

30 Mar 2018 05:05

Definitely the first day of the Grand Prix in Tbilisi will be attractive for the home crowd in Georgia to see their favourites in the men’s lightweight categories. U0kg Amiran Papinashvili is experienced and always among the favourites. If he can pick up the pace is the question, but the draw looks good for him. U66kg the crowd will look for Vazha Margevelashvili as eyecatcher. Read more

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Majlinda Kelmendi facing the pressure of regaining the title: World preview U52kg

29 Aug 2017 00:00

Since winning her first World title in 2013, Majlinda Kelmendi has been defeated only once in an individual tournament. That loss was to Erika Miranda of Brazil in the 2015 Abu Dhabi Grand Slam, just two months after Kelmendi's return to competition after a very long injury layoff. The unfortunate draw brought the Olympic medallists together in one pool. Read more

Result City Date
5Cancun2018
3Antalya2018
3Tbilisi2018
1Lauro de Freitas2017
2Cancun2017

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