Today, wednesday 28th October marks the birthday of the founder of judo, Kano Jigoro Shihan, and as such this date is celebrated as World Judo Day.
In Guinea-Bissau Judo is not a well-known sport yet, perhaps we still have popular Judokas from Guinea-Bissau.
Taciana Lima Cesar was born in 12 December 1988 in Olinda in Brasil with a Bissau-Guinean nationality.
Although she was born in Brasil, her father is from Guinea-Bissau, so Taciana Lima decided to represent her Bissau-Guinean roots.
She competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the women's 48 kg event, in which she was eliminated in the second round by Galbadrakhyn Otgontsetseg
She was the flag bearer for Guinea-Bissau during the closing ceremony. In 2019, she competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2019 World Judo Championships held in Tokyo, Japan.
She competed in the women's 52 kg event at the 2020 Summer Olympics.