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Anriquelis Barrios will fight in Paris 2024

The judoka from Ciudad Guayana is the 28th athlete who will be present at the Olympic Games.

This Tuesday, the presence in Paris 2024 of the Venezuelan judoka Anriquelis Barrios was confirmed, who announced the news through her Instagram social network account.

The Venezuelan becomes the 28th classified from Venezuela for the Olympic event that will take place in the French city.

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“Venezuela, I am officially qualified for my second Olympic Games…From Guyana to Paris,” was part of the athlete's message. 

Barrios, who will be in his second games, obtained the continental judo quota for Venezuela in the −63 kilo category.

The Venezuelan athlete finished in 31st place in the world ranking, adding a total of 2047 points.

In the last edition of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the Venezuelan was among the 10 best judokas and obtained an Olympic diploma. For Paris Barrios hopes to get on the podium and obtain a medal for Venezuela.

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