On January 16, 1986, Paula Pareto was born in the Buenos Aires match of San Fernando, who became one of the most important athletes in Argentina for her achievements. In addition, the “Peque” has worked outside the tatami as a doctor at the Hospital de San Isidro.With regard to her career as an athlete, the judoka has achieved an impressive career full of achievements. Among her most outstanding titles she has achieved the bronze medal at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games and the gold medal in Rio de Janeiro 2016, which placed her as the first woman in Argentine history to climb to the top of an Olympic podium and also as the only national athlete who managed to win two Olympic medals in individual sports. In addition, among other achievements, he has been crowned in the 2015 World Championships and was awarded the gold medal in the Pan American Games of Guadalajara 2011 and Lima 2019, while he took silver in the Pan American of Toronto 2015.Pareto decided that his last competition as a judoka was Tokyo 2020, which had to be delayed a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. On Japanese soil, the “Peque” took the Olympic diploma by losing in the repechage for the bronze to the Portuguese Catarina Costa and ended her career full of successes. Despite her retirement, the San Fernando native went ahead with her other profession. The athlete also works as a doctor doing her residency as a traumatologist at the Hospital de San Isidro.A career full of triumphs that have placed her as one of the references of the national sport. A “Peque” who became a giant over the years.