Brazil women's national volleyball team

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Association CBV
Confederation CSV
Head coach José Roberto Guimarães
FIVB ranking 2 (as of September 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 9 (First in 1980)
Best result 1st (2008, 2012)
Website www.cbv.com.br (Portuguese)
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Brazil women's national volleyball team
Medal record
Summer Olympics
Gold 2008 Beijing Team
Gold 2012 London Team
Bronze 1996 Atlanta Team
Bronze 2000 Sidney Team
World Championship
Silver 1994 Brazil Team
Silver 2006 Japan Team
Silver 2010 Japan Team
Bronze 2014 Italy Team
World Cup
Silver 1995 Japan Team
Silver 2003 Japan Team
Silver 2007 Japan Team
Bronze 1999 Japan Team
World Grand Champions
Gold 2005 Japan Team
Gold 2013 Japan Team
Silver 2009 Japan Team
Bronze 1997 Japan Team
World Grand Prix
Gold 1994 China Team
Gold 1996 China Team
Gold 1998 Hong Kong Team
Gold 2004 Italy Team
Gold 2005 Japan Team
Gold 2006 Italy Team
Gold 2008 Japan Team
Gold 2009 Japan Team
Gold 2013 Japan Team
Gold 2014 Japan Team
Silver 1995 China Team
Silver 1999 China Team
Silver 2010 China Team
Silver 2011 Macau Team
Silver 2012 China Team
Bronze 2000 Philippines Team

The Brazil women's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of Brazil. It is administrated by the Confederação Brasileira de Voleibol (CBV) and takes part in international volleyball competitions. It is ranked first in the FIVB World Rankings as of October 2013.[1] They are the current champions of the FIVB World Grand Prix (having won it for the tenth time in 2014) and the gold medalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and in 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Results[edit]

Senior team[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Olympic Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L
Japan 1964 did not qualify
Mexico 1968
Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980 Quarter Finals 7th place 5 1 4
United States 1984 Quarter Finals 7th place 5 1 4
South Korea 1988 Quarter Finals 6th place 5 1 4
Spain 1992 Semi Finals 4th place 6 3 3
United States 1996 Semi Finals Bronze Medal 8 7 1
Australia 2000 Semi Finals Bronze Medal 8 7 1
Greece 2004 Semi Finals 4th place 8 6 2
China 2008 The Final Gold Medal 8 8 0
United Kingdom 2012 The Final Gold Medal 8 6 2
Brazil 2016 Qualified as host
Total 2 Titles 9/13 61 40 21

World Championship[edit]

Year Position Pld W L
Soviet Union 1952 did not compete
France 1956 11th place 8 6 2
Brazil 1960 5th place 6 2 4
Soviet Union 1962 8th place 8 1 7
Japan 1967 did not compete
Bulgaria 1970 13th place 9 4 5
Mexico 1974 15th place 11 7 4
Soviet Union 1978 7th place 9 5 4
Peru 1982 8th place 9 4 5
Czechoslovakia 1986 5th place 8 5 3
China 1990 7th place 7 4 3
Brazil 1994 Runners Up 7 6 1
Japan 1998 4th place 8 5 3
Germany 2002 7th place 11 7 4
Japan 2006 Runners Up 11 10 1
Japan 2010 Runners Up 11 10 1
Italy 2014 Third place 13 12 1
Total 14/16 136 88 48

FIVB World Cup[edit]

Year Position Pld W L
Uruguay 1973 9th place 5 1 4
Japan 1977 did not compete
Japan 1981 8th place 7 0 7
Japan 1985 6th place 7 2 5
Japan 1989 did not compete
Japan 1991 8th place 5 2 3
Japan 1995 Runners Up 11 10 1
Japan 1999 Third place 11 9 2
Japan 2003 Runners Up 11 10 1
Japan 2007 Runners Up 11 9 2
Japan 2011 5th place 11 8 3
Total 9/11 79 51 28

World Grand Champions[edit]

Year Position Pld W L
Japan 1993 did not compete
Japan 1997 Third place 5 3 2
Japan 2001 4th place 5 2 3
Japan 2005 Champions 5 5 0
Japan 2009 Runners Up 5 4 1
Japan 2013 Champions 5 5 0
Total 5/6 25 19 6

World Grand Prix[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

Year Position
Mexico 1955 Bronze Medal
United States 1959 Gold Medal
Brazil 1963 Gold Medal
Canada 1967 4th place
Colombia 1971 4th place
Mexico 1975 5th place
Puerto Rico 1979 Bronze Medal
Venezuela 1983 4th place
United States 1987 4th place
Cuba 1991 Silver Medal
Argentina 1995 6th place
Canada 1999 Gold Medal
Dominican Republic 2003 4th place
Brazil 2007 Silver Medal
Mexico 2011 Gold Medal
Canada 2015 Qualified
Total 15/15

Pan-American Cup[edit]

Final Four Cup[edit]

Year Position
Brazil 2008 Champions
Peru 2009 Champions
Mexico 2010 did not compete
Total 2/3

South America Championship[edit]

U20 team[edit]

World Championship[edit]

  • 1st Gold: 6 times: 1987, 1989, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007
  • 2nd Silver: 4 times: 1991, 1995, 1999, 2011
  • 3rd Bronze: 2 times: 2009, 2013

South America Championship[edit]

  • 1st Gold: 17 times: 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1984, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012
  • 2nd Silver: 4 times: 1980, 1982, 1986, 1988

U18 team[edit]

World Championship[edit]

  • 1st Gold: 3 times: 1997, 2005, 2009
  • 2nd Silver: 4 times: 1989, 1991, 1999, 2001
  • 3rd Bronze: 2 times: 2003, 2013

South America Championship[edit]

  • 1st Gold: 14 times: 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010
  • 2nd Silver: 4 times: 1978, 1980, 1996, 2012

U16 team[edit]

South America Championship[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Brazilian roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[2]

Head coach: José Roberto Guimarães

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Claudino, FabianaFabiana Claudino (C) 24 January 1985 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 293 cm (115 in) Brazil SESI-SP
3 Lins, DaniDani Lins 5 January 1985 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 276 cm (109 in) Brazil Molico Osasco
4 da Silva, Ana CarolinaAna Carolina da Silva 8 April 1991 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 290 cm (110 in) Brazil Unilever Rio de Janeiro
5 da Silva, AdeníziaAdenízia da Silva 18 December 1986 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 290 cm (110 in) Brazil Molico Osasco
6 Menezes, ThaísaThaísa Menezes 15 May 1987 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 316 cm (124 in) 301 cm (119 in) Brazil Molico Osasco
8 Carvalho, JaquelineJaqueline Carvalho 31 December 1983 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 286 cm (113 in) Unnatached
10 Guimarães, GabrielaGabriela Guimarães 19 May 1994 1.76 m (5 ft 9 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 274 cm (108 in) Brazil Unilever Rio de Janeiro
11 Caixeta, TandaraTandara Caixeta 30 October 1988 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in) Brazil Praia Clube
12 Pereira, NatáliaNatália Pereira 4 April 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 288 cm (113 in) Brazil Unilever Rio de Janeiro
13 Castro, SheillaSheilla Castro 1 July 1983 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 284 cm (112 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
16 Garay, FernandaFernanda Garay 10 May 1986 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 288 cm (113 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar
17 de Souza, FabíolaFabíola de Souza 3 February 1983 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar
18 Brait, CamilaCamila Brait 28 October 1988 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 271 cm (107 in) 256 cm (101 in) Brazil Molico Osasco
19 Silva, LéiaLéia Silva 1 March 1985 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 268 cm (106 in) 254 cm (100 in) Brazil EC Pinheiros

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIVB Senior World Ranking – Women". Retrieved 17 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Team Roster – Brazil". italy2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 

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