Maria Suelen Altheman Judoka

Maria Suelen Altheman

Maria Suelen Altheman

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:12 August 1988 (31 years)
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Brazilian Maria Suelen Altheman reached the final of the World Championships twice in 2013 and 2014. She won the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi in 2016 and she won the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019. She took gold at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf and silver in Tbilisi. Altheman won World silver with Brazil in 2013 and won World Military Championships silver. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo and IJF Masters in 2017 and 2018. Altheman took a silver medal at the GS in Ekaterinburg in 2018.
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New Grand Slam added in Brasilia 6-8 October

2 Apr 2019 17:30

Brazil is back on the route of international judo events. Three years after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazilian judokas will once again feel the taste of competing at home with a Grand Slam in the city of Brasilia held from 6-8 October this year. Read more

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Brazil’s Maria Altheman earns fifth Grand Slam title

17 Mar 2019 15:45

Brazil’s Maria Suelen Altheman won her fifth Grand Slam gold medal with a determined display in the women’s heavyweight category. Two-time world silver medallist Altheman saw off The Hague Grand Prix bronze medallist Anne Fatoumata M Bairo (FRA) in golden score with an o-uchi-gari in an entertaining final. Read more

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Legendary heavyweight Idalys Ortiz rules for Cuba

24 Feb 2019 19:25

Cuba’s all-time great Idalys Ortiz (CUB) defeated double world champion Asahina Sarah (JPN) in a close final in the women’s +78kg category. Ortiz, who is closing in on a medal tilt at her fourth consecutive Olympics, outworked her Japanese rival who was penalised for passivity in the closing seconds to hand Grand Slam gold to the three-time Olympic medallist and two-time world champion. Read more

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Japanese teen Akira Sone defeats Cuban Legend Ortiz in Guangzhou

16 Dec 2018 13:15

Japanese youngster Sone Akira defeated world silver medallist Idalys Ortiz of Cuba to win her first major title on the IJF World Judo Tour. Sone, 18, showed no fear as she went up against arguably the most decorated female heavyweight in the sport and the 29-year-old Cuban struggled under the immense degree of pressure from the Japanese teen. Read more

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Cuban legend Ortiz wins fifth Grand Prix title

15 Oct 2018 09:55

World silver medallist Idalys Ortiz of Cuba defeated double world silver medallist Maria Suelen Altheman (BRA) for the 14th time in her career to win her fifth Grand Prix gold medal. The Cuban legend, who has won all three colours of Olympic medals available, is already a leading contender for Tokyo 2020 and was unbeatable in Mexico on Sunday. Read more

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Result City Date
7Budapest14 Jul
2Lima27 Apr
1Ekaterinburg17 Mar
3Düsseldorf22 Feb
3Oberwart16 Feb

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