Javier Jiménez (volleyball)

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Javier Jimenez
Personal information
Full nameJavier Ernesto Jimenez Scull
NationalityCuba
Born (1989-11-16) 16 November 1989 (age 28)
Height198 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
Spike352 cm (139 in)
Block345 cm (136 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOutside hitter
Current clubPAOK
Number14
Career
YearsTeams
2013–2014
2014–2016
2016–2017
2017–2018
2018–
Matanzas
PAOK
Pallavolo Molfetta
Obras UDAP Vóley
PAOK
National team
2014–Cuba Cuba

Javier Ernesto Jiménez Scull (born November 16, 1989) is a volleyball player from Cuba, who plays as an opposite hitter for the Cuba men's national volleyball team. On 2014 he became the first Cuban player ever to be transferred to a non-Cuban team (PAOK VC) having acquired at first the approval of the Cuban Sports Ministry. He played for PAOK VC from 2014-2016 having a major contribution to the team's first ever Championship, including the first ever Double[1][2] (Championship and Cup) on 2015 and the Championship of the 2016 Greek Volleyleague.[3] During his period in Thessaloniki and PAOK VC he was much beloved by the PAOK fans, especially for his way of celebrating points.

Sporting achievements[edit]

National Championships/Cups[edit]

  • 2014/2015 Greek trophy2.png Greek Championship, with PAOK
  • 2014/2015 Greek Volley Cup2.png Greek Cup, with PAOK
  • 2015/2016 Greek trophy2.png Greek Championship, with PAOK

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PAOK completes Double".
  2. ^ "PAOK-Olympiakos 3-0".
  3. ^ "Team Roster – Cuba". fivb.org. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

External links[edit]