Rosir Calderón

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Rosir Calderón
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Personal information
Full name Rosir Calderón Díaz


Born (1984-12-28) 28 December 1984 (age 30)
Havana, Cuba
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Volleyball information
Position Outside Hitter
Current club Dynamo Krasnodar
Years Teams
Ciudad Habana
Uraločka NTMK
Ciudad Habana
Voléro Zürich
Galatasaray Daikin
Dynamo Krasnodar

Rosir Calderón Díaz (born 28 December 1984) is a Cuban volleyball player, who was a member of the Cuban women's national team that won the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics. On November 2014, she received russian citizenship.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Calderón was born in Havana, Cuba, on December 28, 1984 and is the daughter of former national coach Luis Felipe Calderón[2][3] and former Morenas del Caribe World Champion[4] Erenia Díaz.[5][6] She is 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) tall and weighs 74 kilograms (163 lb).[7]


She decided to take a break from volleyball in 2009 and gave birth in February 2010,[8] returning to the court in August 2010.[2][2]

Calderon was signed by the Swiss club Voléro Zürich in a 5 years contract on February 2011[9] and transferred on loan to Galatasaray in August 2011.[6] Calderon played the 2012–13 CEV Women's Champions League with Galatasaray Daikin, finishing in fourth place after falling to Vakıfbank in the semifinals[10] and Unendo Busto in the third place match.[11] Eventough, she won the tournament's Best Spiker award.[12]





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  2. ^ a b c "Retorna la estelar atacadora Rosir Calderón al voleibol cubano". Juventud Rebelde (in Spanish). 2010-08-10. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  3. ^ "FIVB mourns death of Cuban coach Luis Felipe Calderon". Havana, Cuba: FIVB. 2009-06-18. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  4. ^ "Six teams, six winners, in Sendai". Sendai, Japan: FIVB. 2005-07-17. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  5. ^ "Una nueva señal ofensiva". CubaHora (in Spanish). 2005-19-13. Retrieved 2013-03-10.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  6. ^ a b "Rosir Calderón Díaz Galatasaray Medical Park'ta" (in Turkish). Galatasaray. 2011-08-22. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  7. ^ CEV (2012). "Galatasaray Daikin ISTANBUL". Retrieved 2012-08-25. 
  8. ^ "¿Volverán los remates de Rosri Calderón?". TEVEO (in Spanish). 2010-08-10. Retrieved 2012-12-20. 
  9. ^ "Cuban star Rosir Calderon signs for Voléro ZÜRICH". Vertex Volley. 2011-02-07. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  10. ^ "Vakifbank ISTANBUL wins thrilling Turkish duel to book final ticket". Istambul, Turkey: CEV. 2013-03-09. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  11. ^ Pasini, Gian Luca (2013-03-10). "Pallavolo. Champions: Busto chiude terza, inutile rimonta del Galatasaray di Barbolini". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian) (Istambul, Turkey). Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  12. ^ "Vakifbank ISTANBUL wins second Champions League title with perfect record". Istambul, Turkey: CEV. 2013-03-10. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 

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