Daniela Piedade to retire after Rio 2016! | Handball Planet

Daniela Piedade to retire after Rio 2016!

Daniela Piedade announced retirement from the national team of Brazil after Olympic tournament in Rio! The 37-years old line-player of Hungarian Fehervar will continue her career in Europe, but Rio will be the last chance to win another medal with her compatriots.

  • I have almost the feeling of mission accomplished with the national team, because I still have the Olympic Games in Rio to close with golden key. Even though I say goodbye only after the Games, I have a feeling of nostalgia. I really miss everything and everyone. Everything will always be in my heart and soul.

Piedade won gold medal at World Championship 2013 in Serbia. She sufffered a stroke only a year before in warm up for a match of her RK Krim Mercator, but managed to get back to handball only after four months…

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