Rosir Calderón

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Rosir Calderón
Personal information
Full name Rosir Calderón Díaz
Nationality  Cuba
Born (1984-12-28) 28 December 1984 (age 29)
Havana, Cuba
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Volleyball information
Position Outside Hitter
Current club Dynamo Krasnodar
Career
Years Teams
?-2005
2005-2006
2006-2009
2010-2011
2011-2013
2013-present
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.

Personal life[edit]

Calderón was born in Havana, Cuba, on December 28, 1984 and is the daughter of former national coach Luis Felipe Calderón[1][2] and former Morenas del Caribe World Champion[3] Erenia Díaz.[4][5] She is 189 cm (6 ft 2 in) tall and weighs 74 kilograms (163 lb).[6]

Career[edit]

She decided to take a break from volleyball in 2009 and gave birth in February 2010,[7] returning to the court in August 2010.[1][1]

Calderon was signed by the Swiss club Voléro Zürich in a 5 years contract on February 2011[8] and transferred on loan to Galatasaray in August 2011.[5] Calderon played the 2012–13 CEV Women's Champions League with Galatasaray Daikin, finishing in fourth place after falling to Vakıfbank in the semifinals[9] and Unendo Busto in the third place match.[10] Eventough, she won the tournament's Best Spiker award.[11]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Club[edit]

References[edit]

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

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