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Augusto Midana (born 20 May 1984 in Sucuto-Nhacra) is a freestyle wrestler from Guinea-Bissau who competes in the men's middleweight (-74 kg) category. He represented Guinea-Bissau in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and was the flagbearer for his nation during the opening ceremonies of those games. He competed again at the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing in 7th place.[1]

Augusto Midana
Personal information
Nationality Bissau-Guinean
Born (1984-05-20) May 20, 1984 (age 34)
Height 167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Freestyle & Beach

He once again competed for Guinea-Bissau at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was defeated by Jordan Burroughs of the United States in the first round.[2] He was the flagbearer for Guinea-Bissau during the Parade of Nations.[3]


  1. ^ "Augusto Midana Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-08-10. 
  2. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2016-08-26. 
  3. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-26. 

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