Nádia Colhado

Nádia Gomes Colhado (born February 25, 1989) is a Brazilian professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of Women’s National Basketball League (WNBA). At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed for the Brazil women’s national basketball team in the women’s event. During the 2013–14 Brazilian championship, Colhado played with Érika de Souza and Tiffany Hayes, both from the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, for Sport Recife. While Dream coach Michael Cooper visited his players, he was impressed with Colhado and invited her to the team’s training camp prior to the 2014 WNBA season. She eventually passed the tests to join Atlanta, and despite having limited minutes due to the Dream’s abundance of centers, took part in 16 games of the regular season. Colhado played 6 more games in the 2015 WNBA season before being waived by the Dream. During the 2016–17 season, she played in Spain, in IDK Gipuzkoa from San Sebastian and she became the MVP of the competition. She competed for Brazil at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. In 2017, Colhado signed with the Fever. In the offseason, she played for another Spanish team, Uni Girona.