Famous Gymnasts from Brazil

List of notable or famous gymnasts from Brazil, with bios and photos, including the top gymnasts born in Brazil and even some popular gymnasts who immigrated to Brazil. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Brazilian gymnasts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These gymnasts are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known gymnast from Brazil is included when available.

Everything from Arthur Zanetti to Sergio Sasaki is included on this list.

This historic gymnasts from Brazil list can help answer the questions "Who are some Brazilian gymnasts of note?" and "Who are the most famous gymnasts from Brazil?" These prominent gymnasts of Brazil may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Brazilian gymnasts.

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  • Arthur Zanetti

    Arthur Nabarrete Zanetti is a Brazilian artistic gymnast. He won the gold medal on rings exercise at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antwerp
    • Age: 33
    • Birthplace: São Caetano do Sul, Brazil
  • Bruna Kuroiwa Yamamoto Leal

    Bruna Kuroiwa Yamamoto Leal is a Brazilan artistic gymnast.
    • Age: 30
    • Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Daiane Garcia dos Santos (born February 10, 1983, in Porto Alegre) is a retired artistic gymnast. She is the 2003 world champion on the floor apparatus. On doing so, she became the first African-descent gymnast to ever win an event at the World Championships as well as the first Brazilian and South-American to win the competition. She represented Brazil at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics. Widely regarded as the most powerful tumbler of her generation by critics and fellow competitors alike, the gymnast had two eponymous skills added on the FIG code of points after being the first woman to compete them at international championships. Dos Santos I, an F rated element, and Dos Santos II, an H rated element on the 2017-2020 COP.
    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • Daniele Matias Hypólito (born September 8, 1984) is a Brazilian gymnast who competed in the 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. Hypólito was the first athlete from Brazil to ever win a medal at the World Championships, a silver on floor exercise in 2001. She is also the nine-time senior all-around Brazilian National Champion in artistic gymnastics, 2002 South American Games all-around champion and 2003 Pan American Games all-around bronze medalist. To date Hypólito has won the Brazilian National Championships more than ten times; has represented Brazil at the World Championships thirteen times, competing in every Worlds meet from 1999 to 2015, except in 2009; has taken part in every edition of the Olympic Games from 2000 to 2016; and has competed at five Pan American Games between 1999 and 2015.
    • Age: 39
    • Birthplace: Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Diego Matias Hypólito (Brazilian Portuguese: [d͡ʒi.ˈeɡu iˈpɔlitu]; born June 19, 1986) is a Brazilian gymnast and the 2005 and 2007 World Champion on the floor exercise. He is the first male gymnast from Brazil, and South America, to win a medal at the World Championships. He also won 63 medals in World Cup. Hypólito has represented Brazil in 3 Olympics: 2008, 2012 and 2016. He received the silver medal in Floor at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. He is also the younger brother of Daniele Hypólito, the first Brazilian gymnast ever to medal at Worlds.
    • Age: 37
    • Birthplace: Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Ethiene Cristina Gonser Franco

    Ethiene Cristina Gonser Franco is a Brazilian artistic gymnast.
    • Age: 31
    • Birthplace: Curitiba, Brazil