Rafaela Silva Judoka

Rafaela Silva

Rafaela Silva

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:24 April 1992 (26 years)
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Brazilian Rafaela Silva became Olympic Champion in Rio in 2016 and was 2013 World Champion, also in Rio. In 2011 she won World silver. She won gold at the Grand Prix in Tbilisi in 2016. Silva won the Junior world title in 2008. Born in the Rio favelas and represents the Brazilian Sports dream. She helps with Flavio Canto's project to help the poor people. She won the Grand Prix in Budapest in 2018.
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Rafaela Silva is back with gold in Budapest

10 Aug 2018 20:30

Olympic champion Rafaela Silva of Brazil made an overdue appearance on the top of the podium on day one as the Brazilian hero defeated European silver medallist Theresa Stoll (GER) in the final. Silva last won gold at Rio 2016 and her last IJF gold medal was also back in 2016 (Tbilisi Grand Prix) but rediscovered her best form today. Read more

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Tough pool for Deguchi with Rafaela Silva and Corina Stefan

9 Aug 2018 20:30

Christa Deguchi of Canada is the only judoka in the sport who has won gold at the two opening events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualification phase. Japan-based Deguchi, 22, has won five gold medals from five outings this year. Paris Grand Slam winner won the Hohhot Grand Prix and Zagreb Grand Prix, both first two events of the qualification. Read more

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Grand Prix Hungary stages Olympians in preparation for Baku

9 Aug 2018 20:10

Hungary’s capital city of Budapest hosts the third IJF qualification event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games this weekend as 578 judoka from 86 nations will compete at the László Papp Budapest Sports Arena. Read more

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Top judoka at IJF Masters in St Petersburg

15 Dec 2017 17:45

Olympic champions Rafaela Silva and Khasan Khalmurzaev (RUS) will be in action at the last IJF World Tour event of the year. Along with world champions Hashimoto Soichi, Tonaki Funa (both JPN), Clarisse Agbegnenou (FRA) and Mayra Aguiar (BRA) who are all among a star-studded cast for IJF’s swansong in 2017. Top stars but also many sitting at home. Still some good matches to expect in St. Petersburg. Read more

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Foreign women facing trouble winning Grand Slam Tokyo

1 Dec 2017 13:55

Only 14 foreign women have ever won the Grand Slam in Tokyo. All other titles were captured by the female home judoka. Kayla Harrison and Urska Zolnir won the Grand Slam twice. Most successful country in France having four women that won the Grand Slam: Decosse, Agbegenou, Emane and Tcheumeo. Last year only Urantsetseg Munkhbat (MGL) and Kathrin Unterwurzacher (AUT) were able to win the precious title. Read more

Result City Date
1Budapest10 Aug
5Zagreb27 Jul
5St. Petersburg2017
2Abu Dhabi2017
2Budapest2017

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