Elvis Contreras

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Elvis Contreras
Personal information
Full name Elvis Dalsires Contreras De Los Santos
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born (1979-07-20) July 20, 1979 (age 35)
Tamayo
Hometown Santo Domingo
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Spike 365 cm (144 in)
Block 355 cm (140 in)
Volleyball information
Position Wing Spiker
Current club Brazil Funvic Taubaté
National team
1998 - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Last updated: June 2013

Elvis Dalsires Contreras De Los Santos (born July 20, 1979 in Tamayo[1]) is a male volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who won the silver medal with the men's national team at the 2006 Pan American Cup in Mexicali, Mexico. He plays as a wing-spiker for Brazilian club Funvic Taubaté.

Career[edit]

He won the "Best Spiker" award at the 2001 NORCECA Championship,[2] and "Best Scorer" at the 2005 version.[3]

At the 2007 NORCECA Championship, he was awarded "Best Receiver", and his national team finished in 5th place.[4]

He won the Dominican Republic 2007 Volleyball Player of the Year.[5]

In Mid June 2012, the Poland club Zaksa Kędzierzyn-Koźle announced his joining for the 2012/13 season.[6]

Contreras won the bronze medal in the 2012 Men's Pan-American Volleyball Cup playing with his national team and also win the Best Receiver and Best Server awards.[7]

Contreras led Technocrats to the title of the 2013 Caribbean Volleyball League,[8] also winning the Most Valuable Player, Best Scorer, Best Spiker and Best Server awards in the Trinidad and Tobago based tournament.[9] He then joined the Brazilian club Funvic Taubaté.[10]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

  • 2005 German Cup - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with VfB Friedrichshafen
  • 2005 German Championship - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with VfB Friedrichshafen
  • 2006 German Championship - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with VfB Friedrichshafen
  • 2006 German Cup - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with VfB Friedrichshafen
  • 2008 Italian A2 Championship - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Tonno Callipo Vibo Valentia
  • 2010 Dominican Republic Volleyball League - Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-Up, with Bahoruco
  • 2013 Caribbean League - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Technocrats

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIVB (2012). "Dominican Republic". Retrieved 2013-01-21. 
  2. ^ Volley Barbados. "Cuba wins 13th NORCECA Title". Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  3. ^ DominicanToday.com. "Cuban Poey was the MVP at Norceca’s Men Continental". Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  4. ^ FIVB. "USA Men Captured NORCECA Gold Against Puerto Rico". Retrieved 2010-06-24. 
  5. ^ DR1. "Athletes of the Year". Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  6. ^ "Niespodzianka z Dominikany. Nowy przyjmujący w Zaksie" (in Polish). nto.pl. 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-13. 
  7. ^ http://www.fivb.org/viewPressRelease.asp?No=36026&Language=en
  8. ^ Sunich, Kevin (2013-06-05). "Technocrats capture men volleyball title". Trinidad & Tobago Newsday. Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  9. ^ Sunich, Kevin (2013-06-05). "Thompson, Contreras adjudged MVP’s". Trinidad & Tobago Newsday. Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  10. ^ "Vôlei Taubaté contrata estrangeiros e corre para agilizar documentação". Globoesporte.com (in Portuguese). 2013-10-22. Retrieved 2013-11-19. 

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