Glenda Kozlowski

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Glenda Kozlowski
Born Glenda Kozlowski
(1974-07-09) July 9, 1974 (age 42)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Television Journalist
Spouse(s) Cassiano Leal

Glenda Kozlowski (born July 9, 1974) is a Brazilian journalist, television presenter and former bodyboarder. She is best known as host of Esporte Espetacular and Globo Esporte.[2]


Glenda was born on July 9, 1974, in Rio de Janeiro. Her passion for sports began during childhood, with the encouragement of her father. Her father had refused to buy her a bodyboard, and a friend of her father's went to the first store and purchased a 7.7 boogie board. At this very first contest, Glenda placed second, and from then on, it was victory after victory. At that time, she came to practice judo, volleyball and tennis. Aged 10, started surfing at the beach of Barra, in Rio. Shortly thereafter, she attended the championships brand.[1][2]

In 1989 she won her first world title at Sandy Beach in Hawaii, the amateur bodyboarding championship. As a professional athlete, Glenda Kozlowski was four times world champion, won five Brazilian titles, two Americans and three Australians.[2]


The presenter began in journalism in 1992, asked by a journalist Gilberto Conde to present the program 360, from the channel Top Sport - which later became Sportv. In the program, interviewed the Brazilian men's volleyball team, which had just won the gold medal at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics, soccer player Zico, among others.[2]

Glenda came to Rede Globo in 1996 to host the show Esporte Espetacular alongside reporter Clayton Conservani. She made several special reports for the station's sports programs, among them, practicing surfing on a river in Amapá and live bungee jumping. Participated in his first international coverage by Globo in the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics. In 2001, she returned to the Esporte Espetacular presentation, this time beside the reporter Tino Marcos.[2]

In 2003, she began to display the local Globo Esporte block in São Paulo. In 2009, Glenda led for the first time, along with Cleber Machado, the transmission of the parades of the samba schools of the panel of Rio de Janeiro.[1][2] In 2010, she will be the main host of the second season the Brazilian stunt/dare reality television show Hipertensão, which is scheduled to premiere September, 2010.[3]

In 2013, she was the post-race interviewer[4] at the Formula One 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix, interviewing Sebastian Vettel, Mark Webber and Fernando Alonso on the podium. It was Webber's last Formula 1 grand prix before retirement.


  1. ^ a b c "Glenda Kozlowski: "Abro mão da minha família" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Memória Globo: Jornalista Glenda Kozlowski" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  3. ^ "Glenda Kozlowski comandará reality show na Globo" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2010-08-09. 
  4. ^ "2013 Brazilian Grand Prix - Post Race Press Conference". Retrieved 2013-12-10. 

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