Lucas Duque

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Lucas Duque (born March 15, 1984) is a Brazilian rugby union player. He represented Brazil at the 2011 and 2015 Pan American Games in rugby sevens.[1] He also played at the 2013 South American Rugby Championship "A". Duque is the current captain of Brazil's men's sevens team. He was selected for Brazil's Olympic sevens team to the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2][3][4]

Lucas Duque
Date of birth (1984-03-15) March 15, 1984 (age 35)
Place of birthSão José dos Campos, Brazil
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2016 Brazil 19 (24)
National sevens team(s)
Years Team Comps
2014–present Brazil

His brother Moisés Duque is also a rugby player. He and his brother were part of the Brazilian team that defeated the United States 24–23 at the 2016 Americas Rugby Championship.[5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rugby 7 Athlete Profile : RODRIGUES DUQUE Lucas - Toronto 2015 Pan American Games". results.toronto2015.org. 2015. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  2. ^ "Brazil name Olympic 7s squads". Americas Rugby News. 2016-07-12. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  3. ^ "Brazil name Sevens squads". Vodacom Rugby.co.za. 2016-07-18. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  4. ^ "Doutor Rugby: médico e capitão da seleção masculina, Lucas Duque diz estar pronto para ser o azarão das Olimpíadas". Vice.com (in Portuguese). 2016-07-15. Retrieved 2016-08-06.
  5. ^ "USA stunned by Brazil". Planetrugby.com. 2016-02-28. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  6. ^ "USA and Brazil set to make history". Americas Rugby News. 2016-02-26. Retrieved 2016-08-01.
  7. ^ Frechette, Jake (27 February 2016). "Brasil Rugby with Epic Upset of USA Rugby Eagles in ARC". Rugbywrapup.com. Retrieved 2016-08-01.

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