Bia Ferreira defeated the world number one to win silver
Beatrice Ferreira ended Brazil’s best participation in Olympic boxing with a silver medal in the lightweight (under 60 kg) category. This Sunday morning, the 28-year-old from Salvador performed well at the Kokugikan Arena, but world number one Kelly Harrington from Ireland overtook it.
The historic participation of Brazilian boxers in Tokyo ended Bia’s medal. Hebert Concierge with gold and Abner Texira with bronze also shone in Japan.
Women’s volleyball overcomes doubt and wins silver
The roadmap of Beijing-2008 and London-2012 could not be repeated when the women’s volleyball team won Olympic gold. Brazil are no match for the pace of the current three-time champions of the League of Nations, losing 0, part 25/21, 25/20 and 25/14 for 3 sets.
The match was also marked by the departure of Fernando Gare from the Brazilian volleyball team. At 35, the successful pointer is about to leave the court to dedicate herself to her family and fulfill her dream of becoming a mother.
“In fact 11 years later, I am doing my best. He said directly from Tokyo, a good memory, a good memory in the minds of fans, my followers, family … it was a long journey.
Kenya wins marathon gold
On Saturday night, 7 in Brazil, Kenyan world record holder Eliud Kipchoge dominated the streets of Sapporo, completing the 42km circuit in 2h083838 and winning his second consecutive gold medal in the sport.
The race was marked by the sadness of the Brazilian athlete Daniel Nacimento (23) who came to lead the race, playing with Eliud at a particular moment, but fell ill and fell to the ground and had to be seen by the medical team. In addition to him, there were also Paulo Roberto, who finished the race in 2h26min08 seconds, and Daniel Chavez, who gave up the race before the end.
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