F I V B  FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE VOLLEYBALL
PRESS RELEASE 03.11.2003

Back

Alexandro Fei out for World Cup

Tokyo, Japan, Nov 3, 2003 Italy will come to the World Cup without their star middle blocker Alexandro Fei, who broke his ankle in the Italian League on Saturday, according to Italian Federation press officials here in Japan with the Women's World Cup.

Fei, a stalwart of the national team and a dominant presence at the net, was playing for his club team Sisely Treviso against Padua. Sisely Treviso lost the match 3-2.The 24-year-old is an exceptional middle blocker and outside hitter and is always one of the most consistent scorers for his team. He made his international debut in 1998, was part of the team that won the gold medal at the 1998 World Championship, as well as two World League titles in 1999 and 2000.


Back