Alexandra Muñoz

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Alexandra Muñoz
Personal information
Full name Alexandra Miryec Muñoz Lurita
Nickname Miyi
Nationality Peru
Born (1992-08-16) August 16, 1992 (age 25)
Lima, Peru
Hometown Lima
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Spike 287 cm (113 in)
Block 281 cm (111 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Current club Divino Maestro
Number 6
National team
2009 - Peru
Last updated: November 2013

Alexandra Miryec Muñoz Lurita (born August 16, 1992 in Lima, Peru) is a Peruvian volleyball player who has represented her country at the 2010 Youth Olympics[1] where she helped her team win a Bronze Medal. She is currently the starting setter for the Peru national team.[2]

Career[edit]

2009[edit]

Alexandra made her debut with the Peru U18 team at the 2009 Youth World Championship, her team finished in 6th place, the best result for any Peruvian team since 1993.[3] Alexandra along with most of her teammates gained fame after the tournament.

2010[edit]

Alexandra signed with Peruvian volleyball club Divino Maestro for the 2010-11 season.[4]

Later that year she participated at the 2010 South America Volleyball Championship U20 winning the Silver Medal. Her team also won the Bronze Medal at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games.[5]

2011[edit]

Alexandra helped her club, Divino Mestro, win the 2010-11 season of the Peruvian volleyball league[6][7]

Alexandra played with her National Junior Team at the U-20 Pan-American Cup, held in her country, Peru.[8] Her team won the Gold Medal and Alexandra was named "Best Setter" of the tournament, she also won the "Best Server" award.[9]

She also participated with her team in the 2011 Women's Junior World Championship which has held in Peru, her team finished in 6th place.

Right after the Junior World Championship, Alexandra joined Peru's senior team for the 2011 World Grand Prix.

Alexandra represented her country at the 2011 Pan American Games, as of that tournament, Alexandra is the starting setter for the team.[10]

Clubs[edit]

  • Peru Divino Maestro (2010–2012)
  • Peru CV Universidad Cesar Vallejo (2013–2014)

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

National Team[edit]

Senior Team[edit]

Junior Team[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ elpoli.pe (2011-07-12). "Alexandra Muñoz, la 'Bárbara' del armado" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2011-08-02. Retrieved 2011-07-12. 
  2. ^ La Industria.pe (2011-08-01). "Que "matadorcitas" fueron promovidas a la seleccion de mayores" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  3. ^ Depor.pe (2011-08-01). "El gran reto de Alexandra Muñoz" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-08-01. 
  4. ^ "FIVB page for Peru". 
  5. ^ "Capitana de Perú: "Vamos a celebrar largo tiempo esta medalla"" (in Spanish). 
  6. ^ Divino Maestro es el nuevo campeón del torneo clausura de la liga nacional de voleibol (In Spanish)
  7. ^ Divino Maestro se coronó campeón nacional de vóley (In Spanish)
  8. ^ 1st Junior Panamerican-Cup Archived 2011-10-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ NORCECA (2011-06-21). "Peruvian Brenda Uribe, MVP at U-20 Cup". Retrieved 2011-06-22. 
  10. ^ elpoli.pe (2011-09-02). "Con dos juveniles irá el voleibol peruano a los Juegos Panamericanos". Retrieved 2011-09-02. [permanent dead link]

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