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José Miguel Boissard Ramírez (born December 4, 1978 in San Cristóbal) is a judoka from the Dominican Republic, who competed in the men's half-middleweight category.[1] He picked up a total of twelve medals in his career, including two bronzes from the Pan American Judo Championships, attained a fifth-place finish in the 81-kg division at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, and represented his nation Dominican Republic at the 2004 Summer Olympics.[2][3]

José Miguel Boissard
Personal information
Full nameJosé Miguel Boissard Ramírez
Nationality Dominican Republic
Born (1978-12-04) 4 December 1978 (age 40)
San Cristóbal, Dominican
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Event(s)81 kg

Boissard qualified for the Dominican Republic squad in the men's half-middleweight category at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, by placing seventh and receiving a berth from the Pan American Championships in Margarita Island, Venezuela.[2][4] He lost his opening match to Germany's Florian Wanner, who placed him into an upper four-quarter hold (kami shiho gatame) to score an ippon victory at one minute and twenty-three seconds.[5][6]


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "José Miguel Boissard". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b Vargas, Kennedy (13 August 2004). "Modesto Lara compite hoy en Judo" [Modesto Lara competes in judo today] (in Spanish). Hoy Digital. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Fedojudo cita logros obtenidos durante 2011" [Judo federation cites accomplishments for 2011] (in Spanish). Caribbean Digital. 27 December 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  4. ^ Vargas, Kennedy (17 August 2004). "Lin Ju, Boissard, Méndez y Payano compiten hoy" [Lin Ju, Boissard, Méndez and Payano to compete today] (in Spanish). Hoy Digital. Retrieved 15 December 2014.
  5. ^ "Judo: Men's Half-Middleweight (81kg/179 lbs) Round of 32". Athens 2004. BBC Sport. 15 August 2004. Retrieved 31 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Judo-Weltmeister Wanner nur Siebter" [World judo champion Wanner finished seventh] (in German). Schwäbische Zeitung. 17 August 2004. Retrieved 15 December 2014.

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