Maria Suelen Altheman Judoka

Maria Suelen Altheman

Maria Suelen Altheman

  • Country:Brazil
  • Born:12 August 1988 (32 years)
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Brazilian Maria Suelen Altheman reached the final of the World Championships twice in 2013 and 2014. She won the Grand Slam in Abu Dhabi in 2016 and she won the Grand Slam of Ekaterinburg in 2019. She took gold at the Grand Prix in Düsseldorf and silver in Tbilisi. Altheman won World silver with Brazil in 2013 and won World Military Championships silver. She won bronze at the Grand Slam in Tokyo and IJF Masters in 2017 and 2018. Altheman took a silver medal at the GS in Ekaterinburg and Brasilia
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Ketleyn Quadros sets new records with victory in Bratislava

16 Feb 2020 17:00

Brazil and Japan were the winning nations at the European Open in Bratislava. Both countries captured three gold medals in the women’s edition of the World Cup event where 100 points were at stake for the winners of each category. There was one gold medal for Anka Pogacnik of Slovenia who defeated her Japanese opponent Sugiyama. In the first edition of the European Open in Bratislava all weight categories were done in one day. Read more

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Beatriz Souza wins all-Brazilian final to reset race for Tokyo 2020

9 Oct 2019 08:50

Two Brazilians heavyweights in the final of the Grand Slam in Brasilia. The World number eight Beatriz Souza beat world silver medallist Maria Suelen Altheman (BRA) for the first time on the IJF stage to claim her first Grand Slam gold medal. The 21-year-old defeated world number three Altheman, 31, after throwing for a waza-ari score and pinning down her teammate with a kesa-gatame. Read more

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Akira Sone make statement for the games with world title

31 Aug 2019 17:05

Japanese prodigy Akira Sone became the youngest women’s heavyweight world champion of all time as she won the +78kg crown with a narrow victory over the legendary Idalys Ortiz (CUB). Sone, 19, who was the 2015 Cadet world champion and 2017 Junior world champion, completed her Worlds set by beating her rival Ortiz for the second time with their head-to-series even at 1-1 before the final. Read more

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New Grand Slam added in Brasilia 6-8 October

2 Apr 2019 17:30

Brazil is back on the route of international judo events. Three years after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Brazilian judokas will once again feel the taste of competing at home with a Grand Slam in the city of Brasilia held from 6-8 October this year. Read more

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Brazil’s Maria Altheman earns fifth Grand Slam title

17 Mar 2019 15:45

Brazil’s Maria Suelen Altheman won her fifth Grand Slam gold medal with a determined display in the women’s heavyweight category. Two-time world silver medallist Altheman saw off The Hague Grand Prix bronze medallist Anne Fatoumata M Bairo (FRA) in golden score with an o-uchi-gari in an entertaining final. Read more

Result City Date
1Bratislava15 Feb
5Qingdao2019
3Abu Dhabi2019
2Brasilia2019
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