Rayssa Leal

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Jhulia Rayssa Mendes Leal, also known as Rayssa Leal, (born 4 January 2008) is a goofy-footed Brazilian skateboarder from Imperatriz, Brazil.[1]

Rayssa will represent Brazil at the Tokyo Olympic Games, scheduled to start on July 23, 2021, Rayssa Leal has medal chances seen in the last few championships and worlds.

The youngest athlete in Brazil to participate in an Olympics, Rayssa Leal is one of the three athletes who will represent Brazil in the women's street, perhaps the competition among all the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 in which Brazil has the most chances for a medal. At the Japan Olympics, Fadinha, as she is known, will be accompanied by her friends Pâmela Rosa and Letícia Bufoni.[2]

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  1. Avins, Jenni. "Watch: This tiny skateboarder in a fairy dress is determination personified". Quartz. Retrieved 2021-07-16.
  2. "Rayssa Leal la ganadora más joven de los SLS". All City Canvas (in Spanish). 2019-08-01. Retrieved 2021-07-16.

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