Yaniuska Espinosa

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Yaniuska Espinosa
Yaniuska Espinosa Rio2016b.jpg
Espinosa at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1986-12-05) 5 December 1986 (age 32)
Height1.72 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Weight114 kg (251 lb)
Event(s)Women's +75 kg
Coached byJorge Rivero[1]

Yaniuska Isabel Espinosa (born 5 December 1986) is a Venezuelan weightlifter who competes in the +75 kg division. She won gold medals at the 2014 Pan American Championships and 2015 Pan American Games, and placed seventh at the 2016 Olympics.[1][2]

Espinosa took up weightlifting aged 13 in Puerto Cabello. She is married to Juan Jose Camacaro and has three sons, Luis Alberto (b. 2007), Luis Eduardo (b. 2007) and Omar Jesus (b. 2008).[1]


Media related to Yaniuska Espinosa at Wikimedia Commons

  1. ^ a b c Yaniuska Isabel Espinosa Archived 18 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. nbcolympics.com
  2. ^ Yaniuska Isabel Espinosa Archived 16 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine. rio2016.com
Espinosa at the 2016 Olympics