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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- BRA / Brazil - Player's biography
Team name  Joao Paulo
First name Joao Paulo
Last name De Figueiredo Tavares
Age (birth date) 34  (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: Cimed (BRA)

Opposite João Paulo had his first experience with the Brazilian national team in 2000 when, playing for the youth team, he won the South American Championship. In 2002, playing for the junior team, João Paulo won the South American Championship and won silver at the World Championships. In 2005, he took part in the team who won the World League. In 2009, he had new opportunities in the national team, winning the World League again as well as the World Grand Champions Cup and the South American Championship. He started the 2010 season winning the World League title and finished it with another gold medal, the World Championships.


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