Venezuela, officially called the Bolivarian
Republic of Venezuela, is a country on the northern coast of South America. Venezuela's territory covers around
916,445 square kilometres (353,841 sq mi) with an estimated population of
29,105,632. Venezuela is
considered a state with extremely high biodiversity, with habitats ranging from
the Andes mountains in the west to the Amazon
Basin rainforest in the south, via
extensive llanos plains and Caribbean
coast in the center and the Orinoco River Delta in the east.
Venezuela is among the most urbanized countries in Latin
America; the vast majority of Venezuelans live in the cities of the north,
especially in the capital, Caracas,
which is also the largest city. Since the discovery of oil in the early 20th
has been one of the world's leading exporters of oil and has the largest oil
reserves. Previously an underdeveloped exporter of agricultural commodities
such as coffee and cocoa, oil quickly came to dominate exports and government
coast - Beaches
Island– Scuba Diving Spot
The llanos, which are extensive plains with a lot of animals
the world's highest waterfall
The Orinoco River delta
Merida in the middle of the
Wrestling in Venezuela
Spanish, wrestling is
called: Lucha Olimpica
Of the South American
countries, Venezuela has the
biggest boom in wrestling. The
socialist state has also benefited from the political and sporting
cooperation with Cuba. The
wrestling came under U.S. sailors and oil workers to Maracaibo. From there it spread this
sport, and in
almost every major city
wrestling is offered.
Silvermedalist at Youth Olympic Games 2014 in Nanjing / China , Anthony Montero.
Venezuela – international Situation
the Olympics in London, Venezuela could qualify seven athletes
for wrestling competitions:
Jose Diaz, Ricardo Robertty, Marcia Andrades,
Mayelis Caripa, Erwin
Caraballo Luis Liendo
Wuixelis Rivas. But
for an Olympic medal, it was not enough yet.
At the World Championships 2011 in Istanbul reached Ricardo Robertty
(74kg freestyle) and
Luis Liendo (60kg
Greco) respectively the 5th Place.
At the Pan American Junior Championships 2012 in Peten (Guatemala)
could reach six
first places: Jackson Gonzales, Ibsen Aguilar,
Luis Avendano, Andry
Davila, Ender and
Leocarin Garcia del
At World Championships 2013 (Cadet) , Andrianis
Castillo won a bronce medal in the 46Kg Categorie. Anthony Montero won
a Silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games 2014 in Nanjing / China in
63Kg Freestyle Categorie.
beginning of the nineties, Venezuelas
females wrestlers could win 11 Medals at world Championships.The most succesful
female wrestler of Venezuela
in the moment is Mayelis Caripa Castillo. She won two Medals (2007 and 2013)
at World Championships.
At the World Championships 2011 in Istanbul defeated Ricardo Robert
Mayelis Caripa (red), double World-Medalist ( 2007 and 2013).
the multiple world champion from Russia,
Denis Tsargusch and
Wrestling in Venezuela - national situation
Federacion Venezolana de Lucha amateur is divided in 24 Associationes
(federations). The socialist nation has been investing a lot in the sport
for some time. The "Escuela de Talentos Deportivos" is a kind of
talent search in schools. The centers of the wrestling sport are the capital, Caracas, Maracaibo, Cumana, Coro, Punto Fijo,
Barinas and Valencia
and Marracay. Clubs there are in the country whether in the Orinoco Delta
(Tucupita), in the Llanos (Barinas) or in the mountains (Merida).
work in Venezuela from Cuba (eg Herero Odelis in Valencia and Mario Figueroa Jiménez in Caracas), Bulgaria
(Milcho Radulowski), Japan
(Hideki Tomiyama) and Romania
get in contact for wrestling in Venezuela:
Rolando Hernandez, he runs a
Wrestling Webside in spanish language http://suples.net/ .
committed and he kwows the wrestling scene very
well and conveyed quickly to clubs etc.
With automatic translation
programs he also
sent information in English or
Facebook Fevelucha: https://www.facebook.com/search/results.php?q=Feve+Lucha&init=public#!/feve.lucha.1
The President of Fevelucha Mr. Jose Gregorio Baretto Infante.
Wrestling Federacion Venezuela
Venezolana de Lucha Amateur
Mr Jose Gregorio Baretto Infante, President
Urb. Los Olivos
Av. 61 N° 73-104
Tel. (58.261) 754 3920
(58.414) 364 8141 (President)
(58.414) 645 9501 (secretaire
10 / 2014