“I get that Melanie didn’t get offended for the banana thing in the award ceremony, but we shouldn’t ignore the fact that the same thing has been used in other sports as a racist act and bananas aren’t even part of the normal diet of a monkey. So it was a really ignorant thing to do anyways.”
“On the live stream it was clear that MDJDS went OOB with both feet in the AA finals. Regardless, she was the rightful winner and had the best day of the medalists.”
“Whoah! I’m so impressed with team France at euros. 2 golds and one silver for Mélanie, 1 bronze for Lorette and one silver for Coline!!!! Morever they showed us what a team should be like : United as one and happy for each one <3″
Different facts about Melanie De Jesus Dos Santos
– When she was little, she wanted to do gym, when her mom wanted to enroll in the gym, it was complete. As she liked to fight, she registered her in judo. A week later, the gym called, a place available.
– Melanie is discreet and doesn’t like us talking about her. She doesn’t like being the center of the world
– When she was little, Melanie was scared of the floor. She was afraid of doing acrobatics and falling
– Her weak apparatus is bars.
– Melanie studies to become a coach
“Melanie had to have a surgery of the finger, she said no”
The coach of Melanie said that in January she injured her finger during her training on the bars. They were to see a doctor who told her that she had to have a surgery and stop the gym for 4 months. Melanie refused to have this surgery. We went to see a second doctor who said it was not necessary and that according to the exams her fingers repaired finger repaired itself “
“Seeing the French girls (including Laurette Charpy, who was also competing!) celebrating Melanie’s gold as if it was a team gold (crying included) was the cutest and most heartwarming thing I’ve seen in a long time.”
“Melanie is European AA Champ! Woo-hoo!”
“I’m proud of Melanie Ellie and Angelina. Powerhouse AAers. I’m from America and love USA but gosh is it nice to see the European championships where no American can place”
“Denisa, Antelina and Melanie making 4 dinals made my day”