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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- USA / United States of America - Player's biography
Team name  Holmes
First name Russell
Last name Holmes
Age (birth date) 35  (1/07/1982)
Languages English
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 205 cm 95 kg 352 cm 335 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  6 9 96 111
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut
Actual Club Asseco Resovia 
Hobbies Beach volleyball, surfing, snowboarding 
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  Russell Kenneth Holmes was born on July 1, 1982 in Anaheim, California. He grew up in Fountain Valley, California.

After his collegiate career, the middle blocker traveled overseas and played for Austria’s HYPO TIROL in the Middle European Volleyball Zone Association where he helped lead the team to winning the MEVZA Cup and the Austrian Cup.

Holmes joined the US National Team in 2009. He was the team’s fifth-leading scorer in 2010 with 115 points (2.21 points per set) on 70 kills (0.44 hitting percentage), 38 blocks (0.73 blocks per set) and seven aces (0.13 blocks per set). His 38 blocks was second on the team..

During the winter of 2010-11, Holmes played for Vivo/Minas in Brazil's Superliga.

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