Barbara Matić, born on December 3, 1994, in Split, Croatia, is a renowned judoka who has made significant contributions to the sport. With her exceptional skills and determination, she has achieved numerous accolades and has become a notable figure in women’s judo. In 2021, Matić reached the pinnacle of her career when she won the World Championships, earning the gold medal and confirming her status as one of the best judokas in the world. Matić’s triumph continued in 2022 when she defended her title and secured another gold medal at the World Championships. Her outstanding technical skills, strong spirit, and relentless determination have made her an inspiration to aspiring judokas worldwide.