TEAM COMPOSITION

Medals

 BRA / Brazil - Team Composition

 
Team manager Antonio Marcos Lerbach
Head coach Leonardo Carvalho
Assistant coach Marcel Matz
Doctor Tiago Fruges Ferreira
Therapist / trainer Leandro Dutra
Journalist
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Bernardo Reitz Bernardo 04.01.1991 205 103 347 320 CIMED
  3   Matheus Cunda Matheus 01.12.1991 208 93 338 322 Santo Andre
  C 7 Otavio Henrique Pinto Otavio 27.02.1991 201 93 345 327 Minas Tenis Clube
  8   Ricardo Lucarelli Souza Lucarelli 14.02.1992 196 87 348 326 Minas Tenis Clube
  9 Felipe Quaresma Rosa Quaresma 05.02.1991 199 97 333 315 E. C. Pinheiros
  L 10   Guilherme Kachel Kachel 20.05.1991 189 78 333 318 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  12 Vitor Dias Vitor 12.03.1991 184 82 308 298 Londrina/Sercontel
  13   Renan Purificacao Renan 27.11.1991 194 92 350 330 Minas Tenis Clube
  14 Rafael Martins Rafael Martins 10.02.1991 203 87 332 313 Sada Cruzeiro Volei
  15   Hugo Silva Hugo 13.04.1991 193 82 340 320 SADA/Cruzeiro
  16 Luan Jose Weber Weber 12.02.1991 200 92 337 322 SESI-SP
  18   Lucas Eduardo Loh Lucas 18.01.1991 195 83 336 320 Minas Tenis Clube
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

In 15 editions of the FIVB Men´s Junior Championship, Brazil won four titles (93/01/07 and 09). Brazil won the last two editions of the championship. Moreover, the Brazilian team won five silver and three bronze medals.

In 2011 at Rio de Janeiro, city that received the first edition of the tournament in 1977, the team coached by Leonardo de Carvalho will fight for the fifth title with the best 15 junior teams of the world. This will be 16th edition of the competition.

In the championship history, some players were protagonists of titles and emerged in the Brazilian volleyball scenario. Between them are the Olympic champion Nalbert that after the gold medal in the Men´s Junior Championship in Argentina in 1993 was called for the first time for being part of the main team of Brazil. The same happened with the wing spiker Mauricio Borges elected the MVP during the Men´s Junior Championship.


Coach profile

Leonardo de Carvalho has 39 years old and was born in Rio de Janeiro. He became the head coach of the Men Brazilian Junior National team in March of 2011 after working for a year as assistant coach of Percy Oncken in the team.

Natural of Rio de Janeiro, Leonardo already coached a team in Switzerland and in Brazil, was the head coach of Volta Redonda in the last Superliga.