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Antónia Moreira

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Antónia Moreira de Fátima nicknamed Faia (born 26 April 1982 in Luanda) is an Angolan judoka.[1]

Antónia Moreira
Personal information
Born 26 April 1982 (1982-04-26) (age 35)
Luanda, Angola

She competed in the +70 kg division at the 2004 Summer Olympics and lost in the round of 16 to Kim Ryon-Mi of North Korea.

Moreira also won medals at the 2004 and 2005 African Judo Championships (gold in 2004, silver in 2005) as well as bronze medals at the 2007 All-Africa Games and the 2008 African Judo Championships and a gold medal at the 2015 African Games.

At the 2012 Olympic Games, she competed in the -70 kg division, and was knocked out in the second round by eventual bronze medallist Yuri Alvear.[2]

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, she competed in the women's 70 kg division. She finished in 9th place after being defeated by Laura Vargas Koch of Germany in the second round.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Antónia Moreira". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. 
  2. ^ http://www.olympic.org/olympic-results/london-2012/judo/63-70kg-middleweight-w
  3. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-08-31. Retrieved 2016-09-06.