Juan Carlos Barcos
- Born:30 April 1950 (68 years)
Juan Carlos Barcos is at the head of the IJF refereeing commission since the early 2000s. Barcos began judo at 13 in Pamplona. As a young practitioner and then a competitor, he also passed his judo teacher's diplomas, and while he was studying economics, he decided to set up his own gym whose judo quickly became the driving force. In parallel he started to be a referee and climbed the ladder to find himself refereeing the Moscow Games in 1980, then those in Los Angeles in 1984.