Ana Satila (BRA)

Ana Satila Vieira Vargas (BRA)

BRBrazil
Canoe Slalom
Date of birth
13 March 1996
Height
161 cm
Weight
59 kg
Residence
Rio de Janeiro, BRA
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
English, Portuguese
Higher education
Physical Education

Biography

General Interest

Hobbies
Watching films, playing football, reading. (cob.org.br, 21 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
French slalom paddler Tony Estanguet. (cob.org.br, 21 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"You never know what you're capable of until you try." (cob.org.br, 21 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
She was named the Canoe Slalom Athlete of the Year by the Brazilian Olympic Committee [COB] for four consecutive years from 2012 to 2015. (esportes.terra.com.br, 18 Dec 2012; brasil.gov.br, 16 Dec 2013; rio2016.com, 16 Dec 2014; brasil2016.gov.br, 14 Dec 2015)
Other information
YOUNG OLYMPIAN
She was the youngest female competitor in canoe slalom at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. She qualified for the event at age 15 but had turned 16 by the time competition started. She was also the youngest Brazilian to compete across all sports in London. (canoagem.org.br, 08 Dec 2014; washingtonpost.com, 11 Mar 2012)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began paddling at age nine in Primavera do Leste, Brazil.
Why this sport?
Her father is passionate about sport and he encouraged her to take up canoe slalom.
Club / Team
Instituto Meninos do Lago: Brazil
Name of coach
Guillermo Diez-Canedo [national], ESP; Ettore Ivaldi [national], ITA, since 2011

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesK1Brazil, Rio de Janeiro11 August 20162016Women110.8017Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesK1England, London2 August 20122012Women110.8316Best result
World ChampionshipsK1England, London19 September 20152015Women111.7713Best result
World ChampionshipsC1England, London20 September 20152015Women147.849Best result
World ChampionshipsK1United States, McHenry, MD21 September 20142014Women123.5311Best result
World ChampionshipsC1United States, McHenry, MD20 September 20142014Women189.0620Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Women108.1432Best result
World ChampionshipsC1Czech Republic, Prague15 September 20132013Women163.7312Best result
World ChampionshipsK1Slovakia, Bratislava10 September 20112011Women110.8845Best result
Oceania Open ChampionshipsK1Australia, Penrith20 February 20162016Women112.3714Latest resultBest result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1Mexico, Puebla13 July 20142014Women91.381Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsC1Mexico, Puebla13 July 20142014Women96.201Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1Mexico, Unión de Tula3 March 20132013Women102.322Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsC1Mexico, Unión de Tula3 March 20132013Women115.261Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsK1Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu10 March 20122012Women106.921Best result
Pan American ChampionshipsC1Brazil, Foz do Iguaçu11 March 20122012Women136.441Best result
World CupK111 September 20162016Women4Latest resultBest result
World CupK116 August 20152015Women12Best result
World CupC116 August 20152015Women7Best result
World CupK117 August 20142014Women47Best result
World CupC117 August 20142014Women29Best result
World CupK125 August 20132013Women40Best result
World CupC125 August 20132013Women13Best result
World CupK12 September 20122012Women38Best result
World CupC12 September 20122012Women17Best result
World CupK114 August 20112011Women82Best result