Marcus Vinicius D'Almeida

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Marcus D'Almeida
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Personal information
Full name Marcus Vinicius Carvalho Lopes D'Almeida
Born 30 January 1998 (1998-01-30) (age 19)
Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Marcus Vinicius Carvalho Lopes D'Almeida (born January 30, 1998 in Rio de Janeiro), known as Marcus D'Almeida,[1][2][3] is a Brazilian athlete who competes in recurve archery.

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D'Almeida first competed internationally in 2013, and in 2014 won three gold medals at the South American Games (where he broke all South American records for 1440 Rounds) and qualified for the 2014 Archery World Cup Final as the second highest qualifier, where he won a silver medal, losing to Brady Ellison in the final by shoot-off. [4][5][6] His spectacular rise to the upper echelons of the sport while still a teenager has earned him the nickname, "Archery's Neymar".[7]

He won a silver medal in the individual competition at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics, in Nanjing, China, where he was the flagbearer for Brazil.[8]

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