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Michaela Polleres
Personal information
Nationality Austrian
Born 15 July 1997 (1997-07-15) (age 24)
Sport
Country Austria
Sport Judo
Weight class –70 kg

Michaela Polleres (born 15 July 1997) is an Austrian judoka. In 2021, she won the silver medal in the women's 70 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. She also won one of the bronze medals in the women's 70 kg event at the 2021 World Judo Championships held in Budapest, Hungary.

Career

In 2014, she won one of the bronze medals in the girls' 63 kg event at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics held in Nanjing, China. She also competed in the mixed team event.

She competed in the women's 70 kg event at the 2017 European Judo Championships held in Warsaw, Poland. She was eliminated in her second match by Sanne van Dijke of the Netherlands. In that same year, she won the silver medal in the women's 70 kg event at the 2017 European U23 Judo Championships held in Podgorica, Montenegro.

In 2018, she won the gold medal in the women's 70 kg event at the 2018 European U23 Judo Championships held in Győr, Hungary. In 2019, she represented Austria at the 2019 European Games held in Minsk, Belarus. She won one of the bronze medals in the mixed team event.

In 2020, she was eliminated in her first match in the women's 70 kg event at the 2020 European Judo Championships held in Prague, Czech Republic. In 2021, she competed in the same event at the 2021 Judo World Masters held in Doha, Qatar.

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