Road to Rio

Daniele Bernardes
Judo Brazil

Daniele Bernardes

Bronze medals at the Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012 Paralympic Games Gold and silver, respectively, at the Rio de Janeiro 2007 and Guadalajara 2011 Parapan American Games
Full Name: Daniele Bernardes Milan Date and place of birth: 6 August 1984 – Ribeirão Pires,
São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 1.75m Weight: 60kg
Challenge: Visual impairment Judo: half-middleweight category - B3 class

Trivia

She began fighting at the age of three
With her father, who is a judo teacher
Other sports She has also done jiu-jitsu
Pets a dog, fish and a mouse She has a university degree in teaching
Favourite food Pasta Favourite song Hey Ho, Let’s Go  by The Ramones

Funniest situation

Idol

“During an openweight category fight, an adversary tore off the top part of my kimono and my blouse with a single blow. I was left only wearing a sports bra.” Antonio Tenório
Daniele Bernardes
Discovering Paralympic sport was like entering a new world, making me much happier.
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