Carolina Costagrande

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Carolina Costagrande
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Personal information
Full name Carolina del Pilar Costagrande
Nationality Argentina - Italy
Born (1980-10-15) October 15, 1980 (age 37)
El Trébol, Argentina
Hometown Pesaro, Italy
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Spike 320 cm (130 in)
Block 310 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Wing Spiker
Current club Poland Impel Wroclaw
Number 18
National team
Last updated: Feb 2017

Carolina del Pilar Costagrande (born 15 October 1980, El Trébol, Santa Fe, Argentina) is an Argentine born[1] professional volleyball player who became a naturalized Italian.[2] She currently plays for Vakıfbank Spor Kulübü. She played for Argentina between 1999-02 and has played for the Italian national team since 2009.


Costagrande won the gold medal at the 2013 Club World Championship playing with Vakıfbank Istanbul.[3]

Costagrande won the silver medal in the 2013–14 CEV Champions League when her Turkish club VakıfBank İstanbul defeated 3-1 to Eczacıbaşı VitrA Istanbul in the semifinal[4] but lost 0-3 to the Russian Dinamo Kazan in the Championship match.[5] She was awarded tournament's Best Receiver.[5]

She played with her national team at the 2014 World Championship.[6] There her team ended up in fourth place after losing 2-3 to Brazil the bronze medal match.[7]






  1. ^ Ole (2011-11-09). "La Camoranesi del voley". Retrieved 2011-11-18. 
  2. ^ Profile on FIVB
  3. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  4. ^ "VakifBank to defend its Champions League title in Sunday's final". Baku, Azerbaijan: CEV. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  5. ^ a b "Dinamo KAZAN dethrones VakifBank to claim the 2014 Champions League title". Baku, Azerbaijan: CEV. 2014-03-16. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  6. ^ "USA win first World Championship title, China and Brazil complete the podium". Milan, Italy: FIVB. 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2014-05-11. 
  7. ^ Carneiro, Leandro (2014-10-12). "Brasil passa sufoco e quase toma virada, mas conquista bronze ante Itália". UOL (in Portuguese). Milan, Italy. Retrieved 2014-10-12. 
  8. ^ Player profile Archived July 5, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.

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