Augusto Midana

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Augusto Midana
Personal information
NationalityBissau-Guinean
Born (1984-05-20) May 20, 1984 (age 35)
Height167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Freestyle & Beach

Augusto Midana (born 20 May 1984 in Sucuto-Nhacra) is a freestyle wrestler from Guinea-Bissau who competes in the men's middleweight (-74 kg) category. He represented Guinea-Bissau in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, and was the flagbearer for his nation during the opening ceremonies of those games. He competed again at the 2012 Summer Olympics, finishing in 7th place.[1]

He once again competed for Guinea-Bissau at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. He was defeated by Jordan Burroughs of the United States in the first round.[2] He was the flagbearer for Guinea-Bissau during the Parade of Nations.[3]

Midana is six-time African champion at the men's middleweight (-74 kg) category.[4]

Major results[edit]

Year Tournament Venue Result Event
2006 African Championships South Africa Pretoria, South Africa 6th Freestyle 74 kg
2007 African Championships Egypt Cairo, Egypt 7th Freestyle 74 kg
All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria 3rd Freestyle 74 kg
World Championships Azerbaijan Baku, Azerbaijan 39th Freestyle 74 kg
2008 African Championships Tunisia Tunis, Tunisia 3rd Freestyle 74 kg
Olympic Games China Beijing, China 16th Freestyle 74 kg
2009 African Championships Morocco Casablanca, Morocco 3rd Freestyle 74 kg
2010 African Championships Egypt Cairo, Egypt 1st Freestyle 74 kg
World Championships Russia Moscow, Russia 19th Freestyle 74 kg
2011 African Championships Senegal Dakar, Senegal 1st Freestyle 74 kg
World Championships Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 14th Freestyle 74 kg
2012 African Championships Morocco Marrakech, Morocco 1st Freestyle 74 kg
Olympic Games United Kingdom London, Great Britain 7th Freestyle 74 kg
2014 African Championships Tunisia Tunis, Tunisia 1st Freestyle 74 kg
World Championships Uzbekistan Tashkent, Uzbekistan 19th Freestyle 74 kg
2015 African Championships Egypt Alexandria, Egypt 1st Freestyle 74 kg
World Championships United States Las Vegas, United States 20th Freestyle 74 kg
2016 African Championships Egypt Alexandria, Egypt 1st Freestyle 74 kg
Olympic Games Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 14th Freestyle 74 kg
2019 African Championships Tunisia Hammamet, Tunisia 3rd Freestyle 74 kg
African Games Morocco Rabat-El Jadida, Morocco 11th Freestyle 74 kg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Augusto Midana Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 2015-10-02. Retrieved 2015-08-10.
  2. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 2016-09-22. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  3. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-26.
  4. ^ "USA Wrestling Olympic Games Media Guide" (PDF). theguillotine.com. Retrieved 2019-09-06.

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