Fernanda Garay

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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 31)
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
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.


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]





  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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