Brazilian judoka known for competing with the clubs Sogipa and the Brazilian Judo Confederation. She has competed in international competitions such as the Pan American Games and several Olympic Games including in 2016 when she won the bronze medal.
She first began training as a little girl under the guidance of Kiko in Sogipa. When she was 16, she competed in the 2007 Pan American Games where she won the silver medal. She competed in her first Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008.
She won the gold medal at the Pan American Championships in 2010 in the Half-Heavyweight division.
She was born and raised in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
In September of 2010, she competed in the World Judo Championships where she faced off against Kayla Harrison.