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Judoka Sarah Menezes looks to sweep up in London


Sun 05 Feb 12: Sarah Menezes claimed silver at the 2012 Paris Grand Slam (The Mainichi Daily Times) after losing to Japan's Tomoko Fukumi in the final of the under 48kg class. She is now ranked third in the Olympic qualification table.


29 Oct 11: Sarah was unable to better the bronze medal she won at the 2009 Pan American Games - she lost to Cuba's Dayaris Mestre to finish third at the Games being taken place in Mexico.

23 Aug 11: Sarah has won bronze at the World Championships after losing to Haruna Asami at the semi-final stage in Paris.

Sun 19 Jun 11: Sarah won silver at the Rio de Janiero Grand Slam. She was once again beaten by Japan's Haruna Asami.

Sat 05 Feb 11: It is another bronze for Sarah as she finished third at the Paris Grand Slam. She was defeated by the Japanese world champion Haruna Asami by ippon.


Sat 15 Jan 10: Sarah has won bronze at the World Judo Masters in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Mon 13 Dec 10: Sarah won bronze at the Grand Slam event in Tokyo. She lost to Japan's Kaori Kondo in the semi-final.

Sun 12 Sep 10: Sarah has won her first major medal by claiming bronze at the World Judo Championships in Tokyo.

Sarah Menezes
Sarah Menezes is triumphant in Japan

The two-time junior world champion defeated Frederique Jossinet in the under 48kg category (International Judo Federation).

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