- 17 October 2013 | Bodyboarding
Eder Luciano has reconquered the gold medal and led Brazil to victory at the 2013 ISA World Bodyboard Championship, in Venezuela.
Luciano and Neymara Carvalho have taken out supreme victories in the Open bodyboarding divisions, held in Playa Parguito.
In the Open Men's Final, Luciano earned a total score of 14.50. This is the second consecutive Gold Medal the Brazilian has won at the ISA World Bodyboard Championship.
His teammate Roberto Bruno (11.60), won the silver medal, Gabriel Brantes from Chile won the bronze medal with a score of 11.13, and Venezuela's Enyer Moncada earned the Copper Medal (9.14).
In the Open Women's Final, Neymara Carvalho earned a total score of 11.83, defeating silver medalist Luz Marie Grande (8.90), after a hard fought battle for second place against bronze medalist Giselle Caselli (8.96) and copper medalist Lumar Guittard (8.24).
Luis Rodriguez (Drop-Knee), Jefferson Bustos (Boys Under 18) and Glorielys Oropeza (Girls Under 18) took home the remaining gold discs.
The Aloha Cup Final was held between Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica and Venezuela. Team Venezuela won the Gold Medal, showing great strategy and high-level bodyboarding.
"I hope that everyone has had an excellent stay in Margarita Island, enjoyed the Venezuelan hospitality, and that you will take home great memories of the people, the waves, and this incredible championship", underlined Fernando Aguerre, president of ISA.