For many years, the term three-time champion was synonymous with maximum excellence, due to the Brazilian football team. National pride was manifested by winning the 1970 World Cup. Gabriel Medina increased the list of Brazil’s three-time world champions in other sports, last Tuesday (14), by winning his three trophies in surfing. View rankings, which do not count for belt defense in Tennis Grand Slam fights or achievements
Pele (World Cup | 1958, 1962 AD 1970)
Pele, apart from his 1,289 goals during his career, remains the best player of all time, as among all his achievements, he was crowned a three-time world champion for the Brazilian team. The trio were treated to unforgettable plays, such as brilliant moves that did not result in goals (dribbles on goalkeeper Mazurkiewicz, shots from midfield, and headers from Banks’ defense). Then TRAI was also associated with the beauty and imagination that football offers
Eder Joffrey (Box | 1960, 1962 and 1973)
The passion for boxing has always moved Eder Joffre from So Paulo. Brave, he was never afraid to hit, seek, show confidence and determination, to defend himself and more than anything else, to win. Having been a South American champion, he became a stalwart of the sport, having recently been elected to the Hall of Fame as one of the greatest boxers of all time. No surprise. Never been knocked out. In 81 fights, he won 75, drew four and lost only two, to the Japanese fighting Harda, in disputed results. He was a three-time world champion. The first title was won by the NBA, future AMB, in bantamweight in 1960. Second, in 1962, integrating the title with the CMB. And in 1973, after returning from retirement, he was again the CMB champion, this time as a featherweight.
Zagalo (World Cup.) | 1958, 1962, 1970 AD 1994)
As a player, Mario Jorge Lobo Zagallo was a two-time champion (1958–1962), but became a three-time football champion by coaching the 1970 World Cup champion team. Later, as the technical coordinator, he became the champion in 1994. The only four-time world football champion. His intuition and knowledge of the details of the game contributed to this.
Nelson Pickett (Formula 1 | 1981, 1983 and 1987)
With two-time world championships (1972 and 1974) Emerson Fittipaldi paved the way for Brazilians in Formula 1, Rio native Nelson Piquet, who grew up in Brasilia, became a three-time Formula 1 champion in the Golden Age. Be the first Brazilian. of motorsport
Ayrton Senna (Formula 1.) | 1988, 1990 e 1991)
A year after Piquet won his last title, Ayrton Senna, who was emerging with a talent in the category, won the Worlds. The pilot marked an era in the history of the category and died on the track in 1994.
Dante (World Volleyball League – Current League of Nations.) | 2002, 2006 e 2010)
Born in Itumbiara (GO), Dante Amaral became one of the biggest promises of the Brazilian volleyball team in 1999 when he was first called up. And it didn’t disappoint. With his aggressive and quick style, the striker was a three-time champion of the World Volleyball League and became one of the best of his time.
GIBA (World Volleyball League) | 2002, 2006 e 2010)
In the same generation Pointer Giba (Gilberto Amouri Godoy Filho) was also number three in the World League. Born in Londrina, he overcame childhood leukemia to become Olympic champion in 2004 and win silver at the 2008 and 2012 Games. In 2018, he entered the Volleyball Hall of Fame
Bernardinho (World Volleyball League) | 2002, 2006 e 2010)
As a setter, reserve in the Brazilian volleyball team, Bernardinho (Bernardo Rezende) was a silver medalist at the 1984 Olympic Games. Since that time, his leadership spirit was already perceived. With him, as coach, Bernardinho became a reference and was the coach leading the three-time World League champion team (2002–2006 and 2010), by the way, the 2004 Olympic champions.
Roger Gracie (Mundial Absoluto de Jiu Jitsu | 2007, 2009, 2010)
One of the Gracie family’s heirs was previously a three-time absolute world champion and became famous for his classic style. Carlos Gracie’s black belt based in London, England, Roger still tries his hand at the UFC
Gabriel Medina (World Surfing League.) | 2014, 2018 e 2021)
The latest three-time world champion is Gabriel Medina.. The 2014 and 2018 titles were under the guidance of his stepfather, Charles Medina, who created it. Last April, Medina sought new directions and, in a difficult year of turmoil with her stepfather and mother, after romancing Yasmin Brunet and not reaching the Olympic podium, she lost her concentration in the world and maintained regularity when he was well in most stages
In the final, Medina made a real performance in Lower Trestles, Calif., with a backflip, scoring 9.01. For Felipe Toledo, who also had a stellar performance, it was impossible to stop him from taking a third championship. in passion