Amazon fighter prepares to compete vague and representing Brazil at the Olympics

He was summoned to join the Brazilian National Wrestling.
09/01/2016 12h18 - Updated 9/01/2016 12h18
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Featured in the Brazilian University Championships 2015, the Amazon fighter Paulo Victor Souza is preparing for the Olympics to be held in August. He was summoned to join the Brazilian National Wrestling, and managed, in early December, a place in the Olympic pre-selection, in which it will compete in one of the vacancies of the delegation mode to participate in the Rio Games 2016.

Second place in the Brazilian ranking in 2015, Paulo, which is one of Bolsa Athlete program beneficiaries, granted by the Manaus City Hall, through the Municipal Youth, Sports and leisure (Semjen), He proved to be very optimistic about the challenges for this year and took the opportunity to thank for their support.

"In 2015 I made a good campaign representing the Amazon in various competitions and I feel pretty confident to 2016. I appreciate the support received by the Manaus City Hall through the Bolsa Athlete, which is an added incentive for me to seek to win more and more titles ", reported the fighter.

From day 11 from January, Paul travels to Rio de Janeiro and then enter a tour competitions around the world. First will come to Baku, Azerbaijan's capital, where you will play the Open Azerbaijan Wrestling, after the competition he goes to Paris, France where dispute the Grand Prix Wrestling and will last for Kiev, Ukraine dispute where the Memorial Kiev.

This last event in Kiev is the focus of Paul, since the six finishers will automatically within the Olympics 2016. "I'm the only Amazon with a chance to get into the Olympic team in my sport and I'm pretty confident about it given the results of 2015. I want to represent my city and my state and I hope to bring an unprecedented medal for Manaus ", said Paulo.

To congratulate the athlete, the Sildomar Abtibol Secretary reaffirmed the commitment of the administration of Mayor Arthur Virgilio Neto, to contribute, through grants awarded, with preparation and encouragement to Amazonian athletes in national and international competitions. "Our desire is that Paul Victor has a good performance and take the name of our city, the state and the country at the highest podium of the Olympic ", said Secretary.

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