Oreidis Despaigne

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Despaigne and the second or maternal family name is Terry.
Oreidis Despaigne
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Born September 20, 1981

Oreidis Despaigne Terry (born September 20, 1981) is a male judoka from Cuba, who won the bronze medal in the men's half heavyweight division (– 100 kg) at the 2003 Pan American Games and at the 2007 World Championships.

He represented his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. At the 2008 Summer Olympics he reached the 3rd round, losing to Jang Sungho.[1] At the 2012 Summer Olympics he again reached the 3rd round, losing to Ramziddin Sayidov.[2]

His older brother Yosvany Despaigne (born 1976) also competed as a judoka on the international level.