Yuko Sano

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Yuko Sano
Yuko Sano, 2007-11-06.jpg
Personal information
Full name Yoko Sano
Nickname Ryo
Born (1979-07-26) July 26, 1979 (age 35)
Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan
Height 159 cm (5 ft 3 in)
Weight 53 kg (117 lb)[1]
Spike 270cm
Block 260cm
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current club Voléro Zürich
Number 10
National team
Japan
Yuko Sano
Medal record
Women's Volleyball
Competitor for Japan
Olympic Games
Bronze 2012 London Team
World Championship
Bronze 2010 Japan Team
Asian Championship
Gold 2007 Suphanburi Team
Silver 2011 Taipei Team
Bronze 2009 Hanoi Team

Yuko Sano (佐野 優子?, born July 26, 1979 in Takatsuki, Osaka) is a volleyball player from Japan who currently plays for Galatasaray Daikin in Turkey.

She played as a libero for the Women's National Team at the 2008 Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan. There the team ended up in third place, and qualified for the 2008 Summer Olympics. Afterwards Sano was named Best Digger and Best Receiver at the event.

Career[edit]

Sano played at the 2013 Club World Championship with Voléro Zürich and she was selected Best Libero.[2] Her team lost the bronze medal to Guangdong Evergrande.[3]

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Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Team[edit]

National team[edit]

Senior Team[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Japanese Medalists in London 2012 Olympics". joc.or.jp. Japanese Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women’s Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  3. ^ "Guangdong beat Zurich 3-1 to claim Women’s Club World Champs bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  4. ^ FIVB. "Best Digger". Retrieved 2011-11-18. 

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