No Limite 3
Season Information
Season No.: 3
Filming Dates: October, 2001 – November, 2001
Season Run: 28 October 2001 – 23 December 2001
Winner: Rodrigo Trigueiro
Opening Sequence
Season Chronology

No Limite 3 (also known as No Limite: Mental Stage) was the third season of No Limite filmed at Marajó Island, Pará, Brazil. The premiere aired Sunday, 28 October 2001.

On 23 December 2001, live from Rio de Janeiro, RJ, police officer from Natal, RN, Rodrigo Trigueiro, was announced as the winner of the competition, winning R$300,000 and a brand new car. Runner-up athlete and model Herica Sanfelice won R$50,000 and third-place finisher, student Tatiana Welikson won R$25,000.


After the fall of audience in No Limite 2, the show returned to the beach, in Marajó Island, Pará.
Twelve contestants were chosen by the producers to participate the show between October to November 2001.


  • Semi-finals: At the final four, the castaways were divided in two pairs to compete in a challenge. The losing pair would be automatically eliminated, while the winning pair would be the final two.
  • Vale dos Exilados: After the fifth elimination, all the castaways eliminated were sent to the Vale dos Exilados, where they would wait for the chance to re-enter to the game at the final three.
  • Finals: The final three would compete in a final challenge, where the winner would be crowned the Sole Survivor.


Contestant Tribe Affiliation Finish Vale dos
Original Tribe Merged Tribe
Nl3 bisteka t Tânia Bisteka
28, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Água 1st Voted Out
Day 3
Nl3 rogério t Rogério
48, Campo Grande, MS
Fogo 2nd Voted Out
Day 6
Nl3 janaína t Janaína
20, São Paulo, SP
Fogo 3rd Voted Out
Day 9
Nl3 pedro t Pedro Ribeiro
35, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Água 4th Voted Out
Day 12
Nl3 claudia t Cláudia Lúcia
36, São Paulo, SP
Fogo 5th Voted Out
Day 15
1st Eliminated
Day 23
Nl3 diuare t Diuare de Carvalho
28, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fogo Foguágua 6th Voted Out
Day 18
2nd Eliminated
Day 23
Nl3 fábio t Fábio Meirelles
23, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fogo 7th Voted Out
Day 21
3rd Eliminated
Day 23
Nl3 peterson t Peterson
25, São Paulo, SP
Água Eliminated
Day 23
4th Eliminated
Day 23
Nl3 adriana t Adriana
28, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Água Eliminated
Day 23
5th Eliminated
Day 23
Nl3 tatiana t Tatiana Welikson
24, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Fogo Second
Nl3 hérica t Hérica Sanfelice
24, São Paulo, SP
Água Runner-Up 2
Nl3 rodrigo t Rodrigo Trigueiro
34, Natal, RN
Água 8th Voted Out
Day 22
Day 23
Sole Survivor

^1 Starting from the fifth elimination and before the Final Trial, the castaways voted out of the game would be sent to the Vale dos Exilados, where they would all compete for a chance to return at the game for the Final Trial.

Season Summary

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Episode Guide

Episode Air date Vale dos Exilados Challenges Eliminated Vote Finish
Inhabitant Eliminated Finish Reward Immunity
Episode 1 October 28, 2001 Água Fogo Bisteka 3-2-1 1st Voted Out
Day 3
Episode 2 November 4, 2001 Água Água Rogério 3-2-1 2nd Voted Out
Day 6
Episode 3 November 11, 2001 Água Água Janaína 4-1 3rd Voted Out
Day 9
Episode 4 November 18, 2001 Fogo Fogo Pedro 3-2 4th Voted Out
Day 12
Episode 5 November 25, 2001 Água Água Cláudia 3-1 5th Voted Out
Day 15
Episode 6 December 2, 2001 Cláudia Rodrigo Hérica Diuare 4-2-1 6th Voted Out
Day 18
Episode 7 December 9, 2001 Cláudia Diuare Peterson Fábio 3-1-1-1 7th Voted Out
Day 21
Adriana Rodrigo 4-1 8th Voted Out
Day 22
Episode 8 December 16, 2001 Cláudia Fábio None Hérica,
Peterson No Vote Eliminated
Day 23
Diuare Rodrigo Adriana Eliminated
Day 23
Episode 9 December 23, 2001 Adriana Fábio Cláudia Eliminated
Day 23
Final Trial Tatiana No Vote Second
Cláudia Peterson Fábio Hérica Runner-Up
Diuare Rodrigo Adriana Rodrigo Sole Survivor
Rodrigo Returnee
Day 23

Voting History

No Limite 3 Voting History
Original Tribes Merged Tribe
Episode # 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Eliminated: Nl3 bisteka t
Nl3 rogério t
Nl3 janaína t
Nl3 pedro t
Nl3 claudia t
Nl3 diuare t
Nl3 fábio t
Nl3 rodrigo t
Nl3 peterson t
Nl3 adriana t
No Tribal Council Nl3 tatiana t
Nl3 hérica t
Nl3 rodrigo t
Votes: 3-2-1 3-2-1 4-1 3-2 3-1 4-2-1 3-1-1-1 4-1 No vote Final Trial
Rodrigo Bisteka Adriana Peterson Tatiana Tatiana Returned Final Trial
Hérica Adriana Pedro Diuare Fábio Rodrigo
Tatiana Rogério Janaína Cláudia Peterson Rodrigo Rodrigo
Adriana Hérica Pedro Diuare Fábio Rodrigo Eliminated Eliminated
Peterson Bisteka Pedro Diuare Fábio Rodrigo Eliminated
Fábio Janaína Janaína Cláudia Diuare Hérica Eliminated
Diuare Janaína Janaína Cláudia Adriana Eliminated
Claudia Rogério Janaína Tatiana Eliminated
Pedro Bisteka Adriana
Janaína Rogério Cláudia
Rogério Tatiana
Bisteka Adriana


  • This is the first season of the Survivor franchise to use the Redemption Island concept.
  • This is the only season of No Limite to have the final trial at the final three.
  • This is the only season of No Limite to not have at tie at the Portal.