Ysis Barreto

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Ysis Barreto
Medal record
Women's judo
Representing  Venezuela
Pan American Judo Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Buenos Aires - 63 kg
Central American and Caribbean Games
Silver medal – second place 2006 Cartagena -70 kg
Silver medal – second place 2010 Mayaguez - 63 kg
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Cartagena Team
South American Games
Bronze medal – third place 2010 Medellín - 63 kg

Ysis (Isis) Lenis Barreto Rodríguez (born March 27, 1980 in Caracas) is a judoka from Venezuela.

Early and personal life[edit]

Barreto was born in Caracas and began judo when she was 13 years old.[citation needed]

She is member of Judo Anzoátegui club in Barcelona (Venezuela)[1]

After the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, she wanted to retire, but decided against it. She said in an interview that she would like to compete at 2012 Olympic Games in London, but that "it won't be possible without a good trainer."[2]

Judo career[edit]

Barreto won the silver medal of the under 70 kg division of the 2006 Central American and Caribbean Games.[3]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in first match, she stood against Senegalese Cécile Hane and won. Her second match was against the Japanese Olympic Champion from Athens, Ayumi Tanimoto. She had tried various techniques, but the skilled Japanese judoka always countered it. Ayumi waited for her moment, which came after two minutes into the match. She took Barreto and held her for 25 seconds. Barreto lost by ippon (Yoko-shiho-gatame). She won her third match.[citation needed]


Year Tournament Place Weight class
2008 Olympic Games 7th Half-Middleweight (- 63 kg)
2009 Pan American Judo Championships 3rd Half-Middleweight (- 63 kg)
2010 South American Games 3rd Half-Middleweight (- 63 kg)
2010 Pan American Judo Championships 7th Half-Middleweight (- 63 kg)


  1. ^ http://www.eltiempo.com.ve/noticias/default.asp?id=335441[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-29. Retrieved 2010-06-12. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ colombia.com (2006-07-28). "Judo: Cuba demuestra su poderío al ganar mayoría de oro" (in Spanish). EFE. Retrieved 2012-08-18.

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