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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is Soffiatti and the second is Grael.
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Martine Grael
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Grael at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Nationality  Brazil
Born 12 February 1991 (1991-02-12) (age 30)
Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.68 m
Weight 62 kg
Sailing career
Class(es) 420, 470, 49er FX
Club Rio Yacht Club
Coach Javier Torres del Moral

Martine Soffiatti Grael (born 12 February 1991) is a Brazilian sailor in the 49er FX class. Together with Kahena Kunze she won the 49er FX class at the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships and at the 2016 Rio Olympics and 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Martine Grael is the daughter of Olympic gold medalist in sailing Torben Grael. Her brother Marco and uncle Lars also sailed in the Olympics.

She was sailing with Team AkzoNobel in the 2017–18 Volvo Ocean Race.


Year Competition Venue Position Event
2009 29er - ISAF Youth World Championships 7th 29er class
2008 420 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th 420 class
2009 420 World Championships Lake Garda, Italy 4th 420 class
2009 420 - ISAF Youth World Championships Búzios, Brazil 1st 420 class
2010 470 World Championships The Hague, Netherlands 7th 470 class
2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships Perth, Australia 8th 470 class
2011 2011 Summer Universiade Shenzhen, China 3rd 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 Enoshima, Japan 1st 49er FX class
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