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World League 2010
21st Edition

- BRA / Brazil - Player's biography
Team name  Joao Paulo
First name Joao Paulo
Last name De Figueiredo Tavares
Age (birth date) 37  (30/03/1983)
Hometown florianopolis
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Wing-spiker 205 cm 95 kg 342 cm 327 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  0 7 35 42
Volleyball career
International debut Argentina 
Club debut At school
Actual Club CIMED SKY 
Hobbies Music 
Favourites Books:
Food: Brazilian food
Music: Rock
Other sports:

Height: 2,04m
Weight: 86kg
Date of birth: 03/03/1983
Born in: Três Pointas (MG)
Club: Panasonic (JAP)

The opposite João Paulo had his first experience with Brazil’s national team in 2000, when, defending the Youth team, he won the South American Championship. In 2002, playing for the Junior Team, João Paulo won the South American Championship title and clinched the silver medal in the FIVB Junior World Championship. In 2005, he took part in the Senior team who won the FIVB World League. Last year, he was part of the men's national team's successes, winning the FIVB World League, the FIVB World Grand Champions Cup and the South American Championship.


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