Ana Sátila

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Ana Sátila
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Personal information
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1996-03-13) 13 March 1996 (age 23)
Iturama, Minas Gerais
Height1.61 m (5 ft 3 in)
Weight59 kg (130 lb)
Sport
CountryBrazil
SportCanoe slalom
Event(s)Extreme K1, C1, K1
ClubInstituto Meninos do Lago

Ana Sátila Vieira Vargas (born 13 March 1996) is a Brazilian slalom canoeist[1] who has competed at the international level since 2011.[2]

Career[edit]

She began sport training at the age of 4 and qualified for the Olympics at the age of 15.[3]

At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Sátila was the youngest female competitor in canoe slalom.[4] She competed in the K1 event, finishing 16th in the heats, failing to qualify for the semifinals.[5] She finished in 17th place in the K1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.[6]

In 2015, Sátila won two medals at the Pan American Games held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She won gold in the C1 event and silver in the K1 event.[7] At the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in London she finished 9th in the C1 event and 13th in the K1 event, after being eliminated in the semifinal.[8]

She won three medals at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships with a gold (Extreme K1: 2018), a silver (Extreme K1: 2017) and a bronze (C1: 2017).

World Cup individual podiums[edit]

Season Date Venue Position Event
2015 20 June 2015 Prague 3rd C1
2016 4 September 2016 Prague 2nd K1
2018 24 June 2018 Liptovský Mikuláš 2nd Extreme K1
1 July 2018 Kraków 3rd C1
8 July 2018 Augsburg 3rd C1
8 July 2018 Augsburg 1st Extreme K1
30 September 2018 Rio de Janeiro 1st Extreme K11
2019 23 June 2019 Bratislava 3rd C1
7 September 2019 Prague 2nd K1
1 World Championship counting for World Cup points

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ana Vargas – Canoísta se mudou para Foz do Iguaçu em busca do sonho olímpico Nome: Ana Sátila Vieira Vargas Nascimento: 13 March 1996, em Iturama (MG)]
  2. ^ "Ana SATILA (BRA)". CanoeSlalom.net. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ Canoísta primaverense Ana Sátila conquista vaga para o Brasil nas Olimpíadas de Londres [permanent dead link] "Ana Sátila Vargas começou a treinar modalidades esportivas aos quatro anos de idade, lutando boxe e treinando natação, com a ajuda do pai"
  4. ^ "Ana Satila Vieira Vargas (BRA)". CanoeICF.com. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  5. ^ "London 2012 – Women's Slalom K1". Olympic.org. Retrieved 21 September 2015.
  6. ^ "Ana Sátila". Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Crise hídrica no Brasil ajuda Ana Sátila a ganhar ouro e prata na canoagem". Globoesporte.com. Retrieved 22 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Ana Sátila encerra sua participação no Mundial com o nono lugar no C1". Globoesporte.com. Retrieved 21 September 2015.

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