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FIVB BEACH VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
MAZURY 2013 MEDIA GUIDE
RICARDO & ÁLVARO FILHO
Together since: 2013 (5)
The 38-year-old Ricardo Santos is continuing his career into his 18
th
year on the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour with the 22-year-old
Álvaro Filho, who is only playing in his third year of senior beach
volleyball. Ricardo is one of the most decorated beach volleyball
players in the history of the sport and he has already added to his
bulging collection of medals with Álvaro, when they won the bronze
medals at the Shanghai Grand Slam. At FIVB Beach Volleyball World
Championships Ricardo has won one gold and two silvers, most
recently at Rome 2011 with Marcio Araujo. He has a full set of medals
from the Olympic Games having won silver with Zé Marco at Sydney
2000
and gold and bronze with Emanuel Rego at Athens 2004 and
Beijing 2008 respectively. Álvaro made his senior FIVB debut at the
2011
Québec Open, but before then he had twice won silver in the
2009
and 2010 U21 World Championships, with Vitor Felipe.
MOST RECENT TEAM RESULTS
Year Tournament
Country Category Rk Prize money
2013
Rome
ITA
GS
5
10,000
2013
The Hague
NED GS
9
5,500
2013
Corrientes
ARG GS
5
10,000
2013
Shanghai
CHN GS
3
16,500
2013
Fuzhou
CHN OPEN
4
4,500
BRA