Patricia Mamona is a Portuguese triple jumper of Angolan descent. She is a silver Olympic medalist from Tokyo 2020 with a national record of 15.01 m.
Patricia Mamona, with a full name Patrícia Mbengani Bravo Mamona, was born on November 21, 1988, in Sao Jorge de Arroios, Lisbon, Portugal. She started training in athletics from an early age. Patricia Mamona attended Clemson University and won two NCAA Championships in women’s triple jump (2010, 2011).
Patricia Mamona started her professional athletics career in 2006, winning bronze medals at Lusophony Games in Macau, PR China with Triple jump and Long jump. Thee years later at the same event, she returned and took the gold at Triple jump.
In 2011, at the Universiade in Shenzhen, China she finished second in the Triple jump, winning the silver medal. An year later, at the European Championships, she finished second, while at the London 2012 Olympics was 13th.
Patricia Mamona won the gold medal at the 2016 European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The same year she had her second Olympics at Rio 2016, where she finished 6th.
In 2017, she was second at the European Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia.
In 2021 she won the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland. Later the same year she won her biggest achievement, winning the silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.