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TEIXEIRA Rita
Portugal
POR
Title
Ms
Lastname
TEIXEIRA
Firstname
Rita
Gender
female
Country
Portugal
Place of birth
Porto
Year of birth
2004 (17 y.o.)
Discipline(s)
Acrobatic Gymnastics
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Occupation
Athlete, Student
Education
University Institute of Maia [ISMAI], Portugal
Spoken languages
English, Portuguese
Club
Acro Clube da Maia [Portugal]
Coach
Lourenco Franca [club, national]
Start sporting career
She took up gymnastics at age nine. She previously trained in swimming. (maisfutebol.iol.pt, 20 Nov 2019)
Reason for taking up the sport
Her parents took her to a gymnastics class as a way of channelling her high energy levels. (maisfutebol.iol.pt, 20 Nov 2019)
Milestones
She and her teammate Rita Ferreira became the first acrobats to win a world title for Portugal when they claimed gold in the women's all-around pairs at the 2021 World Championships in Geneva, Switzerland. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Dec 2021; gymnastics.sport, 06 Dec 2021)
Ambitions
She plans to pursue a career in design or architecture after retiring from acrobatics. (maisfutebol.iol.pt, 20 Nov 2019)
Trainings
She trains for up to five hours a day. (jornaldamaia.pt, 16 Mar 2022)
Most memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the women's all-around pairs at the 2021 World Championships in Geneva, Switzerland. (julia.pt, 06 Jul 2021)
Awards
She was named one of three Gymnasts of the Year for 2021 by the Portuguese Gymnastics Federation, along with teammate Rita Ferreira and artistic gymnast Filipa Martins. (jornaldamaia.pt, 05 Jan 2022)
Additional information
General
GOT TALENT
In 2020 she featured on the Portuguese television programme 'Got Talent Portugal'. She participated in the show as part of ArtGym Company, a group of acrobatic performers based at Acro Clube da Maia in Portugal. (primeiramao.pt, 23 Jul 2020)

Last update : 2022-06-07

World Championships

2022 - 28th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships BAKU (AZE)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.780
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
56.600
Team
Rank Final
2
Score Final
48.000
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
Women Pair Balance
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.850
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
28.750
Women Pair Dynamic
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.000
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
27.850

2021 - 27th FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Championships GENEVA (SUI)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
29.120
Rank Qualif.
5
Score Qualif.
79.990
Team
Rank Final
5
Score Final
48.000
Rank Qualif.
-
Score Qualif.
-
World Cup

2022 - FIG World Cup 2022 MAIA (POR)

Women Pair
Rank Final
2
Score Final
28.380
Rank Qualif.
3
Score Qualif.
53.800
Continental Championships

2021 - 30th Senior and Junior European Championships PESARO (ITA)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
84.440
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
56.120
World / Challenge Cup

2020 - FIG World Cup 2020 MAIA (POR)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.450
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
57.010

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 LISBOA (POR)

Women Pair
Rank Final
2
Score Final
28.480
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
55.920

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 PUURS (BEL)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.320
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
56.370

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 LAS VEGAS (USA)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.370
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
55.560

2019 - FIG World Cup 2019 MAIA (POR)

Women Pair
Rank Final
1
Score Final
28.520
Rank Qualif.
1
Score Qualif.
56.060