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Katelyn Bouyssou (born June 11, 1994 in Hope, Rhode Island is an American national competitor in judo. As a senior competitor she has won three national championships at 48 kg. (in 2008, 2010, and 2015) as well as twice finishing third (in 2008 and 2011).[1] At all three of her appearances at the world judo championships (2009, 2010, and 2017), Bouyssou lost in the first round.[2][3] Katelyn took a bronze at the Pan American Championships in 2017. She was also the youngest judoka to ever qualify for the Senior National Team.[4] She would win gold at the USA Junior National Olympics.[5] Bouyssou is also an active wrestler.[6] Bouyssou would earn her place on the national team by defeating reigning champion Natalie Lafon.[6] Bouyssou is currently (December 2017) ranked 27th in the world in her weight division.[7]

Katelyn Bouyssou
Personal information
BornJune 11, 1994
Hope, Rhode Island

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Katelyn Bouyssou's results".
  2. ^ "2009 world championship results" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-18. Retrieved 2015-04-04.
  3. ^ "2010 world championship results".
  4. ^ "Katelyn Bouyssou". Team USA. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Faces in the Crowd". SI.com. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Wrestler's run of success could go global". ESPN.com. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  7. ^ "March, 2015 world judo rankings" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 2015-04-04.