Sao Paulo, Brazil, January 3, 2017 – Brazilian media organisation GloboEsporte.com has included Eduarda “Duda” Lisboa in its list of the South American country's most promising young athletes to look out for at the next Olympic Games.
The 18-year-old Duda was presented alongside other athletes from judo, taekwondo, artistic gymnastics and swimming, as the future of Brazilian sports.
Duda has already made a name for herself in beach volleyball. She is considered one of Brazil’s most talented youth players and claimed a gold medal at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games. She also has three consecutive FIVB Beach Volleyball U19 World Championship titles, an FIVB U21 World Championship title and two FIVB World Tour gold medals to her name.