Ernardo Gómez

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Ernardo Gómez
Ernardo Gomez.JPG
Ernardo Gomez at the 2015 Greek Volleyleague Finals
Personal information
Nationality Venezuela
Born (1982-07-30) 30 July 1982 (age 35)
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)
Spike 350 cm (138 in)
Block 335 cm (132 in)
Career
Years Teams
1998–1999 Huracanes de Bolivar
1999–2000 Ulbra
2000–2004 Olympiacos
2004–2006 Panathinaikos
2006–2007 JTEK Strings
2007–2008 Fenerbahçe
2008–2012 JT Thunders
2012–2013 Ziraat Bankasi Ankara
2013–2014 Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza
2014–2015 PAOK Thessaloniki
2015–2016 Inegol Belediyesi
2016–2017 PAOK Thessaloniki
2017– Iraklis Chalkida
National team
2003– Venezuela

Ernardo ("Harry") Andrés Gómez Cañas (born July 30, 1982 in Bolívar) is a volleyball player from Venezuela, who won the gold medal with the Venezuela men's national team at the 2003 Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

He is 195 cm and 100 kg weight. He plays for PAOK VC in Greece since 2014 season start and wears the number 11. He has played over 300 times for his national team. He also played for Fenerbahçe Istanbul in Turkey, Ulbra in Brazil, Olympiakos Piraeus and Panathinaikos VC in Greece and Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza in Japan.

At only 20 years of age Harry, as he is affectionately known‚ was Venezuela's main attacking weapon. A powerful attack near the net as well as from the back zone and an excellent service were his strongest weapons and since making his international debut at the age of 13 he proved to be Venezuela's ace card.

Standing at only 195 cm tall‚ Gomez has never come up short on court. He was the best scorer of the Intercontinental Rounds of the 2001 World League and has picked up a silver medal at the FIVB Youth World Championship in Saudi Arabia in 1999‚ a bronze medal at the Junior FIVB WCH in Poland in 2001‚ and two fourth places in Bahrain 1997 and Thailand 1999.

He won with his team the gold medal at the 2005 Bolivarian Games.[1]

He was part of the Venezuela men's national volleyball team at the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship in Poland.[2] He played for Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza.

Awards[edit]

  • YOUNG WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SAUDI ARABIA MVP 1999
  • JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP POLAND MVP 2001
  • World League 2001 Best Scorer of International Round
  • Pan Americans Games Santo Domingo 2003 Gold Medal and MVP
  • Olympics Games Beijing 2008 China 9 Places and Best Scorer of Qualifications Round
  • Fenerbahce 2007-08 Doble title Cup and League champions (Best Scorer and MVP)
  • 3 TIME MVP OF GREEK LEAGUE 2001, 2006, 2015
  • Toyoda Gosei 2004-05 7 Places and Best Scorer with the Record in the League with 711 points in 28 Games,
  • JT Thunders 2008 6 Places and Best Scorer
  • JT Thunders 2009 5 Places and Silver medal in the Emperator Cup and MVP
  • JT Thunders 2010 5 Places and Best Scorer and Best Server
  • JT Thunders 2011 6 Places

National Team[edit]

  • Young World Championship Silver Medal and MVP
  • Junior World Championship Bronze Medal and MVP

Senior Team[edit]

  • American Cup Argentina 1998 6 Places
  • American Cup USA 1999 6 Places
  • American Cup Brazil 2000 5 Places

Pan American Games Winnipeg 1999 Canada 4 Place

World League 2001 Best scorer of International Round 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008 World Championship Argentina 2002 Pan Americans Games Santo Domingo 2003 Gold Medal and MVP

World Championship Japan 2006 Pan American Games Rio Brazil 2007 4 Places Sud American Championship Rio Brasil 2007 World Cup Japan 2007 Olympics Games Beijing 2008 China 9 Places and Best Scorer of Qualifications Round Center American and Caribeans Games Mayagues Puerto Rico 2010 Silver Medal World Championship Poland 2014

Brazilian League Ulbra 2000 4 places

Greek VolleyLeague[edit]

Turkish League Fenerbahce 2007-08 Doble Title Cup and League Champions, Best Scorer and MVP Ziraat Bank 2012 9 Places Inegol Belediye Sport Club 2015-16

Japanese V-League Toyoda Gosei 2004-05 7 Places and Best scorer with the record in the league with 711 Points in 28 Games. JT Thunders 2008 6 Places and Best Scorer, 2009 5 Places and Silver Medal in the Emperator cup, 2010 5 Places and Best Scorer and Best Server, 2011 6 Places

References[edit]

  1. ^ juegosbolivarianos2005.gov.co. "Estado Final". Archived from the original on 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2010-06-08. 
  2. ^ "Team Roster 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship – Venezuela". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 12 October 2015. 

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