Francia Jackson

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Francia Jackson
Personal information
Full name Francia Jackson Cabrera
Nationality  Dominican Republic
Born (1975-11-08) November 8, 1975 (age 41)
Santo Domingo,  Dominican Republic
Hometown Santo Domingo
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Spike 280 cm (110 in)
Block 275 cm (108 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Number 12
National team
1998–2004, 2011- Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Last updated: October 2011

Francia Jackson Cabrera (born November 8, 1975 in Santo Domingo) is a volleyball player from the Dominican Republic, who won the gold medal with the women's national team at the 2003 Pan American Games in her home town Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Career[edit]

Jackson won the silver medal at the inaugural 2002 Pan-American Cup held in Mexicali, Mexico; there she was awarded "Best Setter".[1]

Jackson was chosen to be the flag bearer at the 2004 Summer Olympics instead of the previously chosen athlete Felix Sánchez.[2] Her team ended in the 11th place at the tournament.[3]

Francia joined Mirador to play at the 2011 FIVB Women's Club World Championship. Her team finished in the 4th place after losing the Bronze Medal match to the Brazilian team Sollys/Nestle.[4]

Clubs[edit]

  • Dominican Republic Mirador (2000–2004)
  • Spain CV Murillo (2007–2008)
  • Spain CV Laredo (2008–2009)
  • Spain GH Ecay (2009–2011)
  • Dominican Republic Mirador (2011)
  • Spain CV Madrid (2015 - )

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

  • 2004 Dominican Republic Distrito Nacional Superior Tournament – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Mirador

References[edit]

  1. ^ NOTIMEX (2002-06-30). "Cuba obtuvo la Copa de Volibol". La Jornada (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  2. ^ Caceres, Jose (2004-08-11). "Francia Jackson será la abanderada de RD en Juegos Olímpicos". Hoy (in Spanish). Retrieved 2011-10-08. 
  3. ^ FIVB. "Women's Volleyball Olympic Games 2004 Standings". Retrieved 2010-01-25. 
  4. ^ FIVB (2011-10-14). "Sollys Nestle Osasco ace Mirador Santo Domingo to win FIVB World Club Championship bronze". Retrieved 2011-10-14. 

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