Telma Monteiro

Telma Alexandra Pinto Monteiro ComM (born 27 December 1985) is a Portuguese judoka who has won multiple medals in international competitions, such as the European and World Championships.[3] She is a two times winner of the Paris Grand Slam, in 2012 and 2015.[4]

Telma Monteiro
Telma Monteiro 2021.jpg
Monteiro in 2021
Personal information
NationalityPortuguese
Born (1985-12-27) 27 December 1985 (age 36)
Lisbon, Portugal[1]
OccupationJudoka
Height163 cm (5 ft 4 in)[2]
Sport
Country Portugal
SportJudo
Weight class–57 kg
ClubBenfica
Achievements and titles
World Champ.Silver(2007, 2009, 2010, 2014)
European Champ.Gold(2006, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2021)
Olympic GamesBronze (2016)
Highest world ranking1st –52 kg (2006)
1st –57 kg (2015)
Profile at external databases
IJF172
JudoInside.com20922
Updated on 9 February 2022.

At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, she won her first-ever Olympic medal after taking the bronze in the women's –57 kg event.[5] She also competed in the women's 57 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics held in Tokyo, Japan.[6]

Born in Lisbon, she represented Construções Norte/Sul until 2007, when she joined S.L. Benfica.

AchievementsEdit

–57 kgEdit

2019Edit

2018Edit

2017Edit

  • Gold – European Open (Minsk)

2016Edit

2015Edit

2014Edit

2013Edit

2012Edit

2011Edit

2010Edit

2009Edit

  • GoldEuropean Championships
  • Silver – World Championships
  • Gold – World Cup (Lisbon)
  • Gold – World Cup (Sofia)
  • Gold – Grand Prix (Hamburg)
  • Gold – Grand Slam Rio de Janeiro
  • Bronze – Grand Slam Moscow

–52 kgEdit

2008Edit

2007Edit

2006Edit

1st – World Ranking –52 kg

  • GoldEuropean Championships
  • Gold – World Cup (Lisbon)
  • Silver – Fukuoka International Championships (Fukuoka)
  • Gold – Super A Tournament (Moscow)
  • Gold – Under-23 European Championships (Moscow)

2005Edit

2004Edit

2nd – European Ranking –52 kg

  • 12th – Olympic Games
  • Silver – Juniors World Championship (Budapest)
  • Gold – Junior European Championship (Sofia)
  • Gold – European Open (Germany)
  • Gold – World Cup (Leonding)
  • Gold – World Cup (Rome)
  • Bronze – World Cup (Tallinn)
  • Bronze – World Cup (Warsaw)

2003Edit

  • Gold – Portuguese Championship
  • Bronze – Juniors European Championships (Sarajevo)
  • Gold – Juniors A Championship (Sweden)
  • Gold – Juniors A Championship (Hungary)
  • Gold – Juniors A Championship (Portugal)
  • Bronze – Juniors A Championship (Czech Republic)

2002Edit

  • 9th – Juniors European Championship
  • Gold – Juniors Portuguese Championship
  • Silver – Portugal Juniors A Tournament

2001Edit

  • Silver – Esperanças Portuguese Championship

OrdersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Portugueses | Tóquio 2020 | PÚBLICO
  2. ^ "Telma Alexandre Pinto Monteiro".
  3. ^ "Telma Monteiro". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Telma Monteiro vence Grand Slam de Paris". Correio da Manhã (in Portuguese). 17 October 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2020.
  5. ^ "A primeira para Portugal. Telma Monteiro conquista medalha de bronze" [The first for Portugal. Telma Monteiro wins bronze medal]. Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). 8 August 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
  6. ^ "Judo Results Book" (PDF). 2020 Summer Olympics. Archived (PDF) from the original on 1 August 2021. Retrieved 1 August 2021.
  7. ^ "KIM JIN A MAKES HISTORY FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF KOREA". JudoInside.com. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  8. ^ "Telma Monteiro conquista Ouro em Baku" [Telma Monteiro conquers Gold in Baku] (in Portuguese). S.L. Benfica. 25 June 2015. Retrieved 25 June 2015.
  9. ^ RTP, RTP, Rádio e Televisão de Portugal -. "Telma Monteiro medalha de ouro em Paris - Judo - Desporto - RTP Notícias".
  10. ^ "Judo: Telma Monteiro conquista Ouro no Grand Slam de Abu Dhabi". S.L. Benfica. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  11. ^ "Judo - Telma Monteiro conquista Medalha de Prata em Tóquio". S.L. Benfica. Retrieved 26 June 2015.
  12. ^ "Ordens Honoríficas Portuguesas" [Portuguese Honorary Orders] (in Portuguese). Presidency of the Portuguese Republic. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  13. ^ "Telma Monteiro condecorada" [Telma Monteiro decorated]. S.L. Benfica (in Portuguese). 11 November 2016. Retrieved 11 November 2016.

Further readingEdit

  • Monteiro, Telma (September 2016). Na Vida com Garra – Uma história inspiradora de superação e conquista [Living Life with Guts – An inspiring story of overcoming and conquest] (in Portuguese). Barcarena, Portugal: Manuscrito. ISBN 978-989-8818-55-3.

External linksEdit

Awards
Preceded by Portuguese Sportswoman of the Year
2010, 2011
2014
Succeeded by
Olympic Games
Preceded by Flagbearer for   Portugal
London 2012
Succeeded by