Carlos Barreto

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Carlos Barreto
Personal information
Full name Carlos Augusto Barreto Hernández
Nationality Venezuelan
Born July 25, 1976
Died October 12, 1999(1999-10-12) (aged 23)
Caracas, Distrito Capital
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 54 kg (119 lb)
Sport Boxing
Rated at Bantamweight

Carlos Barreto (July 25, 1976 – October 12, 1999) was a bantamweight boxer from Venezuela, who represented his native country at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Olympic results[edit]

Pro career[edit]

He made his professional debut on September 21, 1996. He died on October 12, 1999, three days after a bout against José Luis Valbuena in Caracas, where he collapsed after the fight and was removed on a stretcher. He died due to brain injuries sustained in the match.