Amazon bill 12 medals for Youth School Games and is expected to gain further

The competition takes place in Singapore, Paraíba. The delegation is composed of Amazonas 163 athletes.
26/09/2016 11h26 - Updated 26/09/2016 11h26
Photo: Mauro Neto / Sejel

The Amazon is guaranteeing good results for Youth School Games (HER), which started last Tuesday, day 20, and ends 30 of September, in Singapore, in Paraiba. Until now, representatives of the "little land baré" grossed 12 medals, and four gold, four bronze and four silver by individual sports. The delegation is composed of Amazonas 163 athletes and to go to the competition all received Amazon government support, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel) and the State Department of Education (Seduc).

Miranda services, from 13 years, It was the first state athlete medalhar. Student Military College of Military Police (CMPM) IV Aurea Pinheiro Braga, East Zone, won gold after stand out in the middle category by Wrestling. Judo dragged a bronze with Heloysa Oliveira, 13, and gold with Samanta Santos, 13. No badminton, the student-athletes brought six medals, and a gold, two silver and three bronze.

The Wrestling in turn won silver with Ryan Souza, 13, and gold with Helisson Bresson,14, in addition to winning the silver teams.

Ryan is part of a year and a half at the College of the social project of the Military Police CMPM IV of the Great Victory and its master Waldeci Fight. The athlete is trained by Helisson Anderson Alves and comes from the social Project Amazonas Fight Club (ACL), New Town.

"All of Wrestling were the first time the Games. Are first-timers and the performance was very good, as expected, for all they were training and the debut of nervousness. The Helisson is the most experienced, trains for seven years and is super talented, a young promise of Amazonas. The Confederation, inclusive, You want to make an investment in it ", he told Waldeci.


No badminton, Amazon secured the podium in four categories. The gold medal went to Vitor Nascimento, the CETI Elisa Bessa Nun (AM), Mayke who defeated Yuri Souza, the Municipal School of Basic Education Teacher Alcebiades Melo (HE), by 2 sets a 1, with partial 21/19, 19/21 e 21/15, in the men's single. The bronze also went to the Amazon, Lucas Emanuel. Victor and Luke also won the bronze medal in the doubles.

In the final single second division, the Amazon Barbara Rodrigues de Sousa, do CETI Elisa Bessa Freire (AM), He failed to defeat the Potiguar Isabel Crystine Azevedo, the Facex (RN), and won the silver medal. The student-athlete Rebeca Victoria dragged the bronze to the Amazon.

In the final doubles second division, the Sergipe Kailane Leticia and Samara dos Santos defeated Barbara de Sousa and Rebeca Victoria dos Santos by 2 sets a 1, upset, with partial 11/21, 23/21 e 21/19, in thrilling match.

Considerable numbers

Total, an average of four thousand young people from all over Brazil participate in the largest student sports event in the country, with dispute 13 modalities, and: Athletics, badminton, biking, rhythmic gymnastics, judo, fights, swimming, table tennis, chess, basketball, futsal, handball and volleyball.

of 163 Amazon athletes, 86 them compete for individual sports, occurring in the first week of competition and the rest will face by teams, What happens in the last days.

attendance Olympic

To inspire young talents of national sport, the Brazil Olympic Committee (COB) selected ten Olympians or Pan American to act as ambassadors of the Youth School Games João Pessoa 2016. The role of Ambassadors is to take the positive example of sports for young participants, through direct contact, lectures and educational activities. Earlier on Thursday, day 22, Lais Nunes, athlete fight integrated Team Brazil in the Olympic Games Rio 2016, accompanied disputes the kids.

In addition to Laish, the athletes as scheduled to Joao Pessoa are ambassadors: Vanderlei Cordeiro (Athletics), who lit the Olympic cauldron at the Olympic Games Rio 2016, Daniel Paiola (badminton), Helen Luz (basketball), Angélica Kvieczynski (rhythmic gymnastics), Fabiana Diniz, a Dara (handball), Sarah Menezes (judo), Matheus Santana (swimming), Ligia Silva (table tennis) and Helia Fofão (volleyball).

Athletes of the individual mode begin to land at Eduardo Gomes Airport on Sunday evening, day 25.

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