Sidarka Núñez

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Sidarka Núñez
Personal information
Full name Sidarka de los Milagros Núñez
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born (1984-06-25) June 25, 1984 (age 30)
Santo Domingo
Hometown Santo Domingo
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Spike 330 cm (130 in)
Block 320 cm (130 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite
Current club Universidad César Vallejo
Number 14
National team
2002 - Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Last updated: June 2014

Sidarka de los Milagros Núñez (born June 25, 1984 in Santo Domingo) is a female volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who played for the Women's National Team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. There her team ended up in fifth place. She claimed the gold medal at the 2008 Women's Pan-American Volleyball Cup in Mexico, where Núñez was named Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

Núñez also won the 2013 Peruvian League Championship with Universidad César Vallejo, winning the season's Best Spiker award and the silver medal in the 2013 South American Club Championship.


Playing with her National Junior Team, she won the Silver medal at the 2002 NORCECA Junior Championship.[1]

In 2007-08 she played for Japanese volleyball team Ageo Medics.[2] Playing the next season (2008/2009) for the Hitachi Sawa Rivale.

Núñez won the 2008 Pan-American Cup gold medal with the Dominican Republic National Team, she was also awarded Most Valuable Player of the tournament.[3] There, she set the record for most points in a single match in the Pan-American Cup with 37 points on June 30 against Brazil.[4][5]

Playing in Chiapas, Mexico with her National Senior Team she won the 2010 Final Four Cup gold medal.[6]

Núñez was part of the fifth place finishers team that represented her country during the 2012 Summer Olympics.[7] Her team lost to the USA team in the quarterfinals.[8]

She signed to play the Peruvian National Superior League[9] with the team Universidad César Vallejo.[10] She won the league championship[11] and the Best Spiker award for that season,[12] qualifying to play the South American Club Championship.[13] In the South American tournament, she won the silver medal.[14]




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  1. ^ "USA sweeps Dominican Republic to capture gold medal". Retrieved 2009-09-26. 
  2. ^ NORCECA. "Sidarka Núñez: un éxito instantáneo". Retrieved 2010-07-17. 
  3. ^ "Dominican Republic win gold medal at Women's Pan Am Cup and claim World Grand Prix 2009 berth alongside Puerto Rico, USA and Brazil". Mexicali, Mexico: FIVB. 2008-06-07. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  4. ^ "Aury Cruz holds record of most points in a Pan Am Cup". Mexico City, México: FIVB. 2014-06-10. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  5. ^ "Pan American Cup: Nunez scores 37 to lead Dominicans over USA". Mexicali, Mexico: FIVB. 2008-05-30. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  6. ^ Terra. "Perú cae ante República Dominicana y pierde título del Final Four" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  7. ^ "Women - Final Ranking". FIVB. 2012-08-11. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  8. ^ "Team USA easily cruise to semifinals by routing Dominican Republic in straight sets". London, Great Britain: FIVB. 2012-08-07. Retrieved 2012-08-12. 
  9. ^ "Las poetas están listas para la LSNV". (in Spanish). Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  10. ^ "Verónica Contreras jugará la liga de Perú". La Voz de Galicia (in Spanish). 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2012-12-29. 
  11. ^ "César Vallejo campeón de la Liga Nacional de Vóley 2013". Terra (in Spanish). 2013-04-29. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  12. ^ "UCV campeón de la Liga Nacional Superior de voley 2012-2013" (in Spanish). Universidad César Vallejo. 2013. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  13. ^ "¡César Vallejo es el nuevo campeón nacional de vóley!". (in Spanish). 2013-04-28. Retrieved 2013-11-23. 
  14. ^ Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol (2013-05-06). "SUDAMERICANO DE CLUBES: Unilever gaña el título y el cupo al Mundial" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2013-05-06. 

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