The Twins are one of the main teams in the country, Delta from Piau. Before arriving in Tokyo, in an interview with Agncia Brasil, he spoke about the historic moment he is experiencing in his career. “Of course we will go in search of the best possible result. But, regardless of our placement, being on the national team with my sister and pursuing this dream of representing our country in the past adds to my joy. I believe that our dream cannot be realized in a more right way”, said Thalia, who has been a member of Yaras team since July 2018.
The two started out in athletics and Thalia talked about the change. “I had stopped doing physical activities for a long time. It really took me a while to persevere in rugby training. This happened only at the insistence of the technicians. But then I fell in love”, he remarked.
From So Luis, Thalía and Thalita debuted in the sport through athletics and later moved to rugby sevens. He stood for the Maranhannes Rugby Association (AMARU) and went to Delta Rugby in Piau. He was highlighted once again and has been a part of the national team since 2018. In 2019 itself, both were called together for the national team.
The women’s rugby brawl at the Tokyo Games will take place between the 29th and 31st of this month. The women’s team is in Group B along with Canada (bronze at Rio 2016), France and Fiji. The top two and top two thirds from each of the three groups progressed to the quarter-finals. The current Olympic champions, Australia top Group C along with the United States, China and Japan. The 2018 world champions New Zealand are in Group A along with the United Kingdom, Kenya and the Russian Olympic Committee.