Reis in 2016
|Full name||Fernando Reis|
March 10, 1990 |
São Paulo, São Paulo
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||146 kg (322 lb)|
|Coached by||Luis López|
Reis placed 12th at the 2012 Olympics in the +105 kg event. In this same weight category, Reis won a gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games and became the first Brazilian weightlifter to win a gold medal in Pan American Games. He won a silver medal at the 2010 South American Games.
In 2015, Reis won the gold medal at the Pan American Games with the championship record and Brazilian record (Snatch: 192 kg, Clean and jerk: 235 kg, Total: 427 kg). Reis finished in 10th at the 2015 World Weightlifting Championships and he broken the Brazilian record in snatch with 195 kg.
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- "My son made me proud". International Weightlifting Federation. Retrieved August 10, 2012.
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- "Fernando Reis faz melhor marca da carreira, mas fica a 13kg do bronze". globoesporte.com (in Portuguese). August 16, 2016. Retrieved August 16, 2016.
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