Tiago Camilo

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Tiago Camilo
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Born (1982-05-24) May 24, 1982 (age 32)

Tiago Henrique de Oliveira Camilo (born May 24, 1982 in Bastos) is a judoka from Brazil, who won the silver medal in the lightweight (– 73 kg) division at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[1] In the final he was defeated by Italy's Giuseppe Maddaloni. He also won the gold medal in the 2007 World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and was the third Brazilian to become world champion, after João Derly and Luciano Correa. Also won gold medal in 2 Pan American Games; Santo Domingo in 2003 and Rio de Janeiro in 2007.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China he won his second Olympic medal, a bronze medal in the category (– 81 kg).[2] At the 2012 Olympic Games, he lost out in the bronze medal match to Ilias Iliadis in men's -90kg category.[3] Camilo is regarded as having some of the best ne waza in world judo[citation needed].