Ane Marcelle dos Santos

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Ane Marcelle dos Santos
Personal information
Full nameAne Marcelle Gomes dos Santos
Born (1994-01-12) 12 January 1994 (age 26)
Maricá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height1.53 m (5 ft 0 in)
Weight53 kg (117 lb)
Sport
Country Brazil
SportArchery
Event(s)Recurve
ClubArquirod da Iris
Coached byEvandro Azevedo (national)
Updated on 28 February 2017.

Ane Marcelle Gomes dos Santos (born January 12, 1994) is a Brazilian competitive archer.[1] She won a bronze medal in the women's individual recurve tournament at the 2014 Pan American Archery Championships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and eventually finished as one of the top 16 finalists at the 2016 Summer Olympics.[2] Dos Santos currently trains under the tutelage of head coach Evandro Azevedo for the Brazilian national squad, while shooting at Iris Archery Range (Portuguese: Arquirod da Iris) on the outskirts of her hometown Maricá in Rio de Janeiro.[3]

Dos Santos was selected by the Brazilian Olympic Committee to compete for the host nation's archery squad at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, shooting in both individual and team recurve tournaments.[4] First, dos Santos discharged 637 points, 17 perfect tens, and 7 bull's eyes to lead the home team for the twenty-sixth seed heading to the knockout draw from the classification round, along with the trio's cumulative score of 1,845.[5] Sitting at eleventh in the team recurve, dos Santos and her compatriots Sarah Nikitin and Marina Canetta put up a gallant fight amid the loud applause of their parochial crowd, but bowed out of the opening round match to the Italians in straight sets 0–6.[6][7] While her teammates fell out early in the elimination rounds of the women's individual recurve, dos Santos successfully reached the pre-quarterfinal match by dispatching Japan's Saori Nagamine (7–3) and Australia's Alice Ingley (6–0), before she faced a 2–6 defeat from Great Britain's experienced Olympian Naomi Folkard.[2][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ane Marcelle dos Santos". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b Mendes, Nathália (11 August 2016). "Ane Marcelle dos Santos termina em nono lugar no tiro com arco individual" [Ane Marcelle dos Santos finished ninth in the individual archery] (in Portuguese). Agência Brasil. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Evandro de Azevedo é surpreendido com eleição de segundo melhor técnico do mundo" [Evandro de Azevedo is surprisingly elected as the world's second best coach] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Olympic Committee. 2 October 2015. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  4. ^ "Marcus Vinicius é convocado e lidera tiro com arco do Brasil na Olimpíada" [Marcus Vinicius is called and leads Brazil's archery at the Olympics] (in Portuguese). O Dia. 12 July 2016. Retrieved 14 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Tiro com arco: sul-coreanas dominam 1° dia; brasileira é 26ª" [Archery: South Koreans dominated the opening day, Brazilian sat at twenty-sixth] (in Portuguese). Terra Networks. 5 August 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2017.
  6. ^ "Archery: Women's Team Round of 16". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  7. ^ "Equipe brasileira feminina de tiro com arco foi eliminada neste domingo" [Brazil women's archery team was eliminated on Sunday]. Agência Brasil. 7 August 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  8. ^ "Archery: Women's Individual Round of 16". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  9. ^ "Naomi Folkard loses out in Olympic archery quarter-finals to eventual gold medallist Chang Hye-jin". Worcester News. 12 August 2016. Retrieved 28 February 2017.

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