Road to Rio

Bruna Alexandre
Table Tennis Brazil

Bruna Alexandre

Eight-time stage winner of the Para Table
Tennis World Championships
Third place in the South American and
Latin American Olympic Table Tennis
Championships
Full name: Bruna Costa Alexandre Date and place of birth: 23 March 1995, Criciúma,
Santa Catarina, Brazil
Height: 1.6m Weight: 64kg
Challenge: Had part of her right arm amputated
at the age of three months
Classification: Class 10

Trivia

Besides table tennis, she enjoys riding bicycles and skateboards in her spare time Likes to collect Tennis shoes
Has a medal collection Has already won almost 200 medals in her career Favourite food Sandwiches and salads
Hobby Going to the mall Before a competition, Writes down information about her opponents on her
mobile phone to check just before the match

Most important moment in her career

Idol

“Having the chance to compete in the London 2012 Paralympic Games aged 17. I was very young and playing against older opponents was very important for me.” Natalia Partyka
Bruna Alexandre
Everything was perfect in the London Games and I believe that, in Brazil, things will be quite similar. For me, it will be more fun because playing at home always encourages you more and my family and friends will be closer to me.
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