Kahena Kunze facts for kids
Kunze at the 2015 Pan American Games
|Born||12 March 1991
São Paulo, Brazil
|Class(es)||420, 49er FX|
|Club||Iate Clube do Rio de Janeiro|
|Coach||Javier Torres del Moral|
Kahena Kunze (born 12 March 1991) is a Brazilian sailor in the 49er FX class. Together with Martine Grael she won the 49er FX class at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and a gold medal in the inaugural 49er FX race, during the 2016 Rio Olympics, a feat both repeated at Tokyo 2020.
She is the daughter of Claudio Kunze, a former sailor who won a junior world championship in the Penguin class. Her name is an homage to the warrior Kahina.
|2010||470 World Championships||The Hague, Netherlands||7th||470 class|
|2011||ISAF Sailing World Championships||Perth, Australia||8th||470 class|
|2012||470 World Championships||Barcelona, Spain||8th||470 class|
|2013||49er & 49er FX World Championships||Marseille, France||2nd||49er FX class|
|2014||ISAF Sailing World Championships||Santander, Spain||1st||49er FX class|
|2015||49er & 49er FX World Championships||Buenos Aires, Argentina||2nd||49er FX class|
|2016||49er & 49er FX World Championships||Clearwater, USA||6th||49er FX class|
|2016||2016 Summer Olympics||Rio de Janeiro, Brazil||1st||49er FX class|
|2017||49er & 49er FX World Championships||Matosinhos, Portugal||2nd||49er FX class|
|2019||49er & 49er FX World Championships||Auckland, New Zealand||2nd||49er FX class|
|2021||2020 Summer Olympics||Tokyo, Japan||1st||49er FX class|
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