Athlete Amazon Michael Galvao dispute the Brazilian Judo Sub-13 in Bahia

The competition takes place on Saturday (19) and Sunday (20) Lauro de Freitas.
18/09/2015 13h16 - Updated 18/09/2015 13h16
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With just 11 years, the Amazon Michael Galvão "tired" of bill titles in jiu-jitsu and now seeks consecration in Judo Brazilian Championship U-13. The event takes place this Saturday, 19 of September, and Sunday, 20, Lauro de Freitas, in Bahia. A golden chance for over 200 young judokas from all over the country fight for first national podium.

Micael is jiu-jitsu Athlete Nandinho / Cicero Costha Project and has won local titles, National and international. In Olympic sport, he still battle for your space. Michael trains at Fort Judo Club (Vieiralves) with Professor Aron Barbosa, who heads the Brazilian Amazon in selection.

The Amazon promise, despite his young age, makes his second participation in the national event. He will compete on Sunday, the light heavyweight category (-52 kg). "Last year, I lost in the first fight, but now I'm more trained and I feel prepared to win a medal for the Amazon ", says Micael, that attends the sixth grade of elementary school in the PM's Military School, in Petropolis, South Zone of Manaus.

In Bahia, the young fighter has his father's company, Melchizedek Galvão, main supporter of career.

According to the Brazilian Judo Confederation (CBJ), accreditation and draw the keys take place on Friday, 18, but struggles to assert will only start on Saturday, a partir das 10h (Brasilia time). This day, will be six categories in action: super light, light, half-light, Light, half medium and medium.

not Sunday, will the mat of the Pan American Judo Center judokas from light heavyweight and heavy, a partir das 9h (Brasilia time).

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