Fernanda Garay

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This name uses Portuguese naming customs. The first or maternal family name is Garay and the second or paternal family name is Rodrigues.
Fernanda Garay
Fe Garay, Grand Prix Łódź, Poland.jpg
Personal information
Full name Fernanda Garay Rodrigues
Nickname Fe Garay
Nationality Brazil
Born (1986-10-05) 5 October 1986 (age 30)
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Spike 308 cm (121 in)
Block 288 cm (113 in)
Volleyball information
Position Wing Spiker
Current club Guangdong Evergrande
Number 16
National team
2010– Brazil
Last updated: December 2016

Fernanda Garay Rodrigues (born May 10, 1986 in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul) is a Brazilian professional volleyball player who won the 2012 Summer Olympics gold medal with the Brazil national team.[1][2] She is 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) tall. She plays with Guangdong Evergrande.

Career[edit]

Garay is a sergeant[3] and she played at the 2011 Military World Games volleyball tournament, winning the gold medal[4] and the Most Valuable Player and Best Spiker individual awards.[5]

Playing with Sollys Nestlé Osasco, Garay won the gold medal in the 2012 FIVB Club World Championship held in Doha, Qatar.

Garay was awarded Best Spiker of the 2012/13 season of the Brazilian Superliga playing with Sollys/Nestlé.[6] She was announced to play for Fenerbahçe for the 2013/14 club season.[7]

She won one of the Best Outside Hitters award during the 2013 South American Championship.[8] Her National Team won the Continental Championship qualifying to the 2013 World Grand Champions Cup and the 2014 World Championship.[9]

After signing with the Russian club Dinamo Krasnodar for the 2014/2015[10] she won the Russian Cup title[11] and the 2015 FIVB Club World Championship silver medal when her team lost to the Turkish Eczacibasi VitrA in the championship match.[12] She was recognized with the Best Outside Spiker individual award.[13] She previously announced the extension of her contract with Krasnodar for the 2015/2016 season,[14] but the club experienced financial problems that led her sign with Dinamo Moscow for that season.[15] With this team, she won the bronze medal of the Russian Cup in December 2015[16] and the Russian league championship in 2016 with a perfect season.[17]

Garay won the silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games when her national team was defeated in the championship match 0-3 to the United States.[18]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Women's Volleyball". London2012.com. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Olympics-Volleyball-Brazil win women's volleyball gold medal". Retrieved August 11, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Clássicos entre Brasil e EUA abrem as competições de Vôlei no Maracanãzinho". Jornal Do Brasil (in Portuguese). 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  4. ^ "Brazil won the first title of Military World Games". Vertex Volley. 2011-07-25. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  5. ^ "Fernanda Garay decide futuro e é anunciada por grande clube na Turquia". Melhor do Volei (in Portuguese). 2013-04-22. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  6. ^ "Fernanda Garay deixa o Sollys/Nestlé". Lance!Net (in Portuguese). 2013-04-15. Archived from the original on 2013-10-14. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  7. ^ "SELEÇÃO FEMININA: O bom momento de Fernanda Garay" (in Portuguese). Saquarema, Brazil: CBV. 2012-08-11. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  8. ^ "SUDAMERICANO FEMENINO: Brasil, Argentina y Perú se consagraron los mejores del Continente" (in Spanish). Ica, Peru: CSV. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-09-22. 
  9. ^ "USA, Brazil & Thailand earn place in FIVB Women's Grand Champions Cup". Lausanne, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 
  10. ^ "Fe Garay and Fabiola will join Dinamo Krasnodar after World Champs". Russian Volleyball. 2015-07-15. Retrieved 2015-05-12. 
  11. ^ "Dinamo KRASNODAR write history with first Russian Cup title". Krasnodar, Russia: CEV. 2014-12-31. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  12. ^ "Eczacibasi reach summit of club volleyball at Zurich 2015". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2015-05-10. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  13. ^ "Eczacibasi from the top of Europe to the top of the world". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2015-05-10. Retrieved 2015-05-11. 
  14. ^ "Brazilian player Fe Garay extended the contract with Dinamo Krasnodar". Russian Volleyball. 2015-03-25. Retrieved 2015-05-12. 
  15. ^ "Brazilian Fernanda Garay moves to Dinamo Moscow". Russian Volleyball. 2015-11-25. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  16. ^ "Кубок России. «Динамо» (Москва) - «Северянка» (Череповец) - 3:0" (in Russian). Dinamo Moscow. 2015-12-03. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  17. ^ "Dinamo Moscow cap perfect season with fourth national league title". Moscow, Russia: CEV. 2015-04-27. Retrieved 2017-04-03. 
  18. ^ "USA women win second gold medal in Pan Am Games history". Toronto, Canada: FIVB. 2015-07-25. Retrieved 2015-07-26. 

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