Erwin Caraballo

Erwin José Caraballo Cabrera (born July 21, 1981 in Cumaná, Sucre) is an amateur Venezuelan Greco-Roman wrestler, who competes in the men’s heavyweight category.[1][2] He won two bronze medals for the 96 kg division at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico.[3][4] Caraballo also defeated Mexico’s Joel López for the gold medal in the same division at the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.[5] Caraballo is a member of the wrestling team for La Puente Sporting Club, and is coached and trained by Milcho Radulovski.[1]

Venezuelan Greco-Roman wrestler
Erwin Caraballo
Personal information
Full name Erwin José Caraballo Cabrera
Nationality  Venezuela
Born (1981-07-21) 21 July 1981 (age 40)
Cumaná, Sucre, Venezuela
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport
Sport Wrestling
Event(s) Greco-Roman
Club La Puente[1]
Coached by Milcho Radulovski[1]

Caraballo represented Venezuela at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, where he competed for the men’s 96 kg class. He lost the qualifying round match to Estonia’s Ardo Arusaar, who was able to score five points in two straight periods, leaving Caraballo without a single point.[6]

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  1. “Erwin Caraballo”. London 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. “Erwin Caraballo”. Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  3. Abbott, Gary (25 July 2007). “Durlacher, Ruiz set to go for gold, Dantzler will wrestle for bronze at Pan American Games”. USA Wrestling. The Mat. Archived from the original on 16 August 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  4. Abbott, Gary (21 October 2011). “Betterman, Provisor go for gold, Gounaridis for bronze in Pan Am Games Greco on Friday night”. USA Wrestling. The Mat. Archived from the original on 18 August 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  5. “Lucha venezolana se llevó el título en Mayagüez”[Venezuelan wrestlers captured titles in Mayagüez] (in Spanish). Agencia Venezolana de Noticias. 27 July 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  6. “Men’s 96kg Greco-Roman Qualification”. London 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2013.

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