Beatriz Ferreira: From Sao Paulo's Streets to Olympic Glory

Beatriz Ferreira's boxing story began in a family garage in Salvador, Brazil. Trained by her father, she overcame financial challenges to become a celebrated boxer. She is a four-time Brazilian champion, a World Champion, and the first Brazilian woman to win an Olympic silver medal in boxing. She aims for gold at Paris 2024.


Devdiscourse News Desk | Updated: 10-07-2024 17:30 IST | Created: 10-07-2024 17:30 IST
Beatriz Ferreira: From Sao Paulo's Streets to Olympic Glory

Beatriz Ferreira's boxing career began at a tender age in her family's garage in Salvador, Bahia.

Guided by her father, a two-time national champion, she navigated her way through financial obstacles to train with Brazil's Olympic team in Sao Paulo.

Ferreira's perseverance has led her to be a four-time Brazilian champion, a World Champion twice, and Brazil's first female Olympic silver medalist in boxing. She now eyes Olympic gold at the 2024 Paris Games.

(Disclaimer: With inputs from agencies.)

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