Judoka is in Manaus World Junior Judo, Croatiabrown belt in judo, Taba is considered one of the top athletes of the sport in its category in Brazil.
The Amazon Maria Taba, 18, embarked on Sunday, 15/10, with the Brazilian U-21 Judo, pair Zagreb, Croatia, which will compete, between the days 18 e 22, the World Junior Judo Championship. The judoka receives support from Manaus Prefecture, through the Stock Exchange Municipal Athlete.
brown belt in judo, Taba is considered one of the top athletes of the sport in its category in Brazil. Happy with the call to compete in the world, she spoke of the importance of playing a contest representing the country.
"I had not been called for a competition of this importance. Last year I was summoned to the Pan-American and this year to two world circuit. The world is now the most important. In this last month I trained well pulled over, and we went through a period of preparation in Pindamonhangaba (SP)”, revealed the Amazon.
Confident in reaching the first places, Taba also talked about the achievements in global circuits and it will seek medals for Manaus in the competition held in Croatia. "I believe so, I feel well prepared and world circuits I played got 'medal'. So I am confident to win medals for Manaus, no global ", He told the athlete that after the world will focus on the basis of national selective, which will be played in December.
To the municipal secretary of Youth, Sports and leisure (Semjen), Joao Luiz, Manaus will be rooting for the good performance of judoka. "The Manaus City Hall continues to support the Amazonian athletes through the Athlete Bag, which is maintained by Semjel. The population of Manaus will be hoping it reaches the first places that strong competition is the World Junior Judo ", finished.