Carolina Costagrande

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Carolina Costagrande
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Personal information
Full nameCarolina del Pilar Costagrande
NationalityArgentina - Italy
Born (1980-10-15) October 15, 1980 (age 39)
El Trébol, Argentina
HometownPesaro, Italy
Height1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Spike320 cm (130 in)
Block310 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
PositionWing Spiker
Current clubPoland Impel Wroclaw
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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