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NOC Brazil   
Born 27 Jun 1985 in São Paulo, BRA
Height1.81 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Occupation Army, Manager
Languages English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Higher education Business Administration - John Cabot University: Rome, ITA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at age 12 at the Paulistano club in Brazil.
Why this sport? He played hockey and tennis until a friend persuaded him to switch to fencing.
Handedness Right
General Interest
Hobbies Travel. (, 01 Aug 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement Being part of the opening ceremony at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (, 28 Dec 2014)
Hero / Idol Brazilian tennis player Gustavo Kuerten. (, 01 Aug 2016)
Injuries He suffered bruising on his right foot at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. (, 19 Jun 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "The more I train, the luckier I get." (, 01 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours He has been named Fencer of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee [COB] on eight occasions. (, 09 Aug 2016)
Other information RETIREMENT
In 2017 he announced his retirement from the sport via social media. "I believed I have helped the sport to gain more visibility, not only with my results but with my attitude. I hope to stay involved with sport, and I will keep supporting the Brazilian national team in the coming years." (Facebook profile, 29 May 2017)

He moved to Rome, Italy, in order to prepare for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (, 07 Jan 2016;, 04 Jul 2012)

Major Results
Year Rank Event Venue
Pan American Championships
2016 1 Individual Sabre Panama, Panama
2015 3 Individual Sabre Santiago, Chile
2015 Final 5-6 Team Sabre Santiago, Chile
2014 3 Individual Sabre San José, Costa Rica
2013 1 Individual Sabre Cartagena, Colombia
2013 8 Team Sabre Cartagena, Colombia
2012 5 Individual Sabre Cancún, Mexico
2011 3 Individual Sabre Reno, NV, United States
2011 6 Team Sabre Reno, NV, United States
2010 4 Team Sabre San José, Costa Rica
2010 5 Individual Sabre ,
2007 8 Individual Sabre Montreal, Canada
2006 6 Individual Sabre Valencia, Venezuela