Jade Barbosa Brazilian gymnast

Courtesy of Muscular Girls blog:
“Jade Fernandes Barbosa (born on July 1, 1991 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is a Brazilian gymnast. Jade won the gold medal in the Junior Championships (Denmark) in the All-Around, Floor, Balance Beam and Vault. In 2006 Jade won the All Around in the Junior National Championships , and in 2007 she was the Senior All Around Champion, defeating 2006′s champion Daniele Hypolito.

Her first medal in a World Cup event came in 2007, the first year she was eligible to compete as a senior gymnast. It was in Germany, when she won a silver on the Vault.[3] In 2007 Jade participated in the Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, winning a gold medal on the Vault, a silver in the Team Competition and a bronze in the Floor final.[4]

At the 2007 World Championships, Jade won a bronze medal in the Women’s All Around. She also qualified to the Vault and Balance Beam finals.[5]

In October, 2007 Jade took part in one more World Cup event, this time getting two silver medals, one on the Vault and the other one on the Floor.

Jade’s first participation in an international competition in 2008 was during the World Cup Cottbus event. Once again Jade got two silver medals, one on the Vault and the other one on the Floor.

Jade is a very popular sports personality in Brazil. source: WIKIPEDIA

One Response to “Jade Barbosa Brazilian gymnast”

  1. daniel August 18, 2008 at 6:02 am #

    she was great and it was ashamed she did not place in the medal podium.she made full mastakes and desires better.

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