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 BRA / Brazil - Team Composition

 
Team manager Mariana d'Aragona
Head coach Bernardo Rezende
Assistant coach Roberley Leonaldo
Doctor Ney Amaral
Therapist / trainer José Francisco dos Santos
Journalist Guilherme Torres
 
  No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  Alan Barbosa Domingos Alan 15/02/1980 190 89 354 323 Campinas
    Luiz Felipe Marques Fonteles Lipe 19/06/1984 198 100 351 340 SESI-SP
  Sandro Carvalho Sandro 2/04/1981 189 83 317 306 SESI
    Wallace De Souza Wallace 26/06/1987 198 87 344 318 SPOR TOTO
  Henrique Zech Coelho Van Randow Henrique 5/04/1978 201 88 337 320 Vivo/Minas
  1   F  Bruno Mossa Rezende Bruno 2/07/1986 190 76 323 302 FUNVIC TAUBATÉ
  2 F  Wallace Martins Martins 22/03/1983 204 100 344 318 Campinas
  3   Eder Carbonera Eder 19/10/1983 205 107 360 330 SESI-SP
  4 William Arjona William 31/07/1979 186 78 300 295 Minas Tênis Clube
  5   F  Sidnei Dos Santos Jr. Sidão 9/07/1982 203 98 344 318 SESI
  6 F  Leandro Vissotto Neves Vissotto 30/04/1983 212 108 370 345 JT Thunders
  C 7   F  Gilberto Godoy Filho Giba 23/12/1976 192 85 325 312 Cimed/Sky
  8 F  Murilo Endres Murilo 3/05/1981 190 76 343 319 SESI-SP
  9   F  Theo Lopes Lopes 31/08/1983 199 80 345 324 UPCN San Juan Volley
  L 10 F  Sérgio Dutra Santos Sérgio 15/10/1975 184 78 325 310 SESI
  11   Thiago Soares Alves Thiago 26/07/1986 194 98 330 308 RJX
  12 Joao Paulo De Figueiredo Tavares Joao Paulo 30/03/1983 205 95 332 327 CIMED SKY
  13   Gustavo Endres Gustavo 23/08/1975 203 98 337 325 CIMED/SKY
  14 F  Rodrigo Santana Rodrigão 17/04/1979 205 85 350 328 Al-Rayyan
  15   F  João Paulo Bravo Pereira Bravo 7/01/1979 190 87 340 320 Arkas Spor Kulubu
  16 F  Lucas Saatkamp Lucas 6/03/1986 209 101 340 321 Funvic Taubaté
  17   F  Marlon Muraguti Yared Marlon 27/07/1977 188 82 310 289 RJX
  18 F  Dante Amaral Dante 30/09/1980 201 86 345 327 Panasonic Panthers
  L 19   F  Mario Da Silva Pedreira Junior Mario 3/05/1982 192 91 330 321 Funvic Taubaté
  20 Raphael Vieira De Oliveira Raphael 14/06/1979 190 82 330 306 Funvic Taubaté
 C=Captain  L=Libero    F Players selected for the final round in Argentina
 
Team profile

Brazil has been one of the strongest teams in volleyball history and the 2010 World League champions – a record-breaking ninth title – will be favourites to defend their crown. Their recent successes have coincided with Bernardinho's sparkling 10-year run as coach. He has led the team to a string of victories, including first place in the 2001 and 2003 editions of the World League and the gold medal at the 2002 World Championship. In 2003, he guided the team to further titles in the World League and the World Cup, and in 2004 Brazil claimed their fourth World League title and second Olympic gold medal. They won the World League again in 2005 and took gold at the World Grand Champions Cup. After winning the World League in 2006, as well as World Championship title, they followed up by winning the World League and World Cup in 2007. Their run of success was halted in 2008, but they took the World League again in 2009, in addition to the World Grand Champions Cup. They capped off 2010 by winning the World Championship in Italy.



Coach profile

As a player, Bernardinho collected a bronze medal at the 1981 World Cup and silver medals at the 1982 World Championship and the 1984 Olympics. As coach of Brazil's women’s team, he won three World Grand Prix gold medals (1994, 1996, 1998), a silver at the 1994 World Championship and two bronze medals at the Olympics (1996, 2000). As Brazilian men’s coach, he has won Olympic gold (2004) and silver (2008), and gold at the World Championship (2002, 2006, 2010), the World League (2001, 2003-07, 2009, 2010), the World Cup (2003, 2007) and the WGCC (2005, 2009).


 

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