Tasha Cancela

Tasha Cancela


Career Accolades:

2016 Junior Olympics National and International Championships- Most Outstanding

2018 USA Judo Youth National Championships- Outstanding Competitor

2019 US Open Championships- Most Outstanding Junior Female

2x Panamerican Champion (2014 and 2019)

2019 World Team member

2019 Cadet Panamerican champion

2019 1st place at the US Open Junior and Cadet division

2019 1st place at the Junior Olympic Championships Junior and Cadet division

2020 Danish open 1st in Seniors and 2nd in Juniors

High School/College Academic Achievements:

CStraight A honor roll in high school

Favorite Athletic Moment:

2019 Panamerican Cadet Championships in Colombia

Favorite Judo Technique:

Uchi Mata

Other Family Members who do judo:

Sister: Nicole Cancela

Why you started judo?:

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Influential Athletes:

Uta Abe

Future Aspirations:

Olympics 2024 etc.


Mathematics, exercise, reading books, painting

Secret Talent:


Parents/Family Members:

Mother: Patricia Estrella
Father: Rafael Cancela
Sister: Nicole Cancela

Home Dojo:

Ki-Itsu-Sai Judo National Training Center
Coconut Creek, FL


Jhonny Prado
German Velazco