Jackeline Rentería

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Jackeline Rentería
Jackeline Rentería at Pan Am 2015.jpg
Rentería at the 2015 Pan Am Games
Personal information
Full nameJaqueline Rentería Castillo
BornFebruary 23, 1986 (1986-02-23) (age 32)
Cali, Colombia

Jackeline Rentería Castillo (born February 23, 1986 in Cali, Colombia) is a female wrestler from Colombia. She won a bronze medal in the women's freestyle 55 kg at the 2008 Summer Olympics, and repeated the feat in the women's freestyle 55 kg category at the London 2012 Summer Olympics. She reached the semifinals in both tournaments, losing to the eventual silver medalists and winning the repechage bout. With her second medal she tied Helmut Bellingrodt, an Olympic Sports Shooter as the most decorated Colombian Olympian. In the Rio 2016 Olympics, they were joined by Óscar Figueroa in Weightlifting, Caterine Ibargüen in Triple Jump and Mariana Pajón in BMX. She is studying at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

References[edit]

  • "Jackeline RENTERIA". Beijing2008.cn. Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. Archived from the original on 2008-08-19.
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Jackeline Rentería". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2008-12-23.
  • Jackeline RENTERIA at the International Olympic Committee