María García (judoka)

María Altagarcia García Cáceres (born 10 August 1987, in La Vega) is a Dominican Republican judoka who competes in the women's 52kg category. She became the first Dominican judoka to win a world championship medal, with a bronze at the 2006 Junior Championship.[1][2]

García has twice competed at an Olympic Games. She was eliminated at the quarterfinal stage at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and at the 2012 Summer Olympics, she was defeated in the second round.[2] She has won silver medals at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games and 2007 Pan American Judo Championships, and bronze at the 2007 Pan American Games, 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games, and three editions of the Pan American Judo Championships.[3]


  1. ^ María García Buscará primera medalla de judo RD
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "María García". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 15 August 2012.
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