Amazon makes history in the Brazilian Championship Wrestling Senior and winning five gold medalsAthletes won five gold medals, two silver and one bronze, Besides the trophies.
The Amazon selection was the main highlight of the Brazilian Championship Wrestling Senior, held in Rio de Janeiro, no last Saturday and sunday, 9 e 10. altogether, of 15 athletes who traveled with airline tickets donated by the Government of Amazonas, via the State Secretariat for Youth, Sports and leisure (Sejel), eight of them won medals. Besides that, the "baré delegation" also secured first place for teams in free male category and third in the "wrestling" female.
In the delegation of landing, on the afternoon of Monday, day 10, the Eduardo Gomes International Airport, athletes exhibited proud winning five gold medals, two silver and one bronze, Besides the trophies.
"We came out of this competition with the feeling of accomplishment. There were so many times hitting the woodwork; in 2014 We closed five finals and got a gold medal, this time it was all over and got to the top. This victory dedicated to the master Falabella, who always dreamed of this and could not be with us in the, Helton to Henry (President of the Amazonian Federation of Wrestling – trap), and also to our coach, Dagoberto Arbolaez, the Sejel the passages and Ctara (Center for High Performance Amazon)”, Silva thanked Waldeci, who took second place in the category up 65 kg.
Gold in the category up 74 kg, Tasso Alves passed without many difficulties by rivals. The fighter, who won the championship, intensely he prepared and saw the golden path to get easier.
"In the first fight ended in minutes with the opponent of Rio de Janeiro, the second fight was also completed in one minute and the last were 30 seconds. Adding did not even three minutes of fighting. I'm three years in wrestling and already am Brazilian champion in category. We are making history ", celebrated.
The second time the senior Brazilian dispute could not be better. Third last edition, Now David Moreira fighter, from 19 years, celebrates the first title of expression in the category up 61 kg.
"I won the first war against the balance. I am still junior, I did four hard fights and fought to the end against the athlete from Rio de Janeiro, which last year left me standing with the bronze and, this year, Thank God, I got crowned me champion. Now is to train even more ", said the athlete, which is just over four years in the sport.