Jovana Brakočević

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Jovana Brakočević
Jovana Brakocevic (8426561669).jpg
Brakočević playing for VakıfBank in January 2013.
Personal information
Full name Jovana Brakočević Canzian
Nationality Serbian
Born (1988-03-05) 5 March 1988 (age 30)
Zrenjanin, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Spike 310 cm (120 in)
Block 305 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite spiker / Universal
Current club Romania CSM Bucuresti
Number 2
Years Teams
2004–2007 Poštar 064
2007–2010 Spes Volley Conegliano
2010–2011 Guangzhou Evergrande
2011–2012 JT Marvelous
2012–2014 VakıfBank TT İstanbul
2014–2015 Azeryol Baku
2015–2017 Liu Jo Nordmeccanica Modena
2017-2018 Altay VC
2018– CSM Bucuresti
National team
 Serbia and Montenegro

Jovana Brakočević Canzian (Serbian Cyrillic: Јована Бракочевић Канцијан; born 5 March 1988) is a Serbian female professional volleyball player, who was a member of the Serbia women's national volleyball team that won the silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics, and also the silver medal at the 2007 European Championship in Belgium and Luxembourg. There she was named Best Server of the tournament. She was also a member of the Serbia women's national volleyball team that won the gold medal at the 2011 European Championship in Serbia and Italy. There she was voted MVP of the tournament.


She played for Serbia at the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in 2016.[1][2]

She played the 2010/2011 season for the Guangzhou Evergrande in the 361° Chinese Women's Volleyball League.[3]

On June 2011, JT Marvelous announced her joining next season.[4]

Jovana won the gold medal and the MVP and Best Spiker awards at the 2011 European League.[5]

Brakočević won the gold medal at the 2013 Club World Championship and the Most Valuable Player award, playing with Vakıfbank Istanbul.[6]






  1. ^ "Jovana Brakočević Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  2. ^ "Team Roster - Serbia". Retrieved 2017-07-10. 
  3. ^ Blic online: Jovana Brakočević od sledeće sezone u Hong Kongu[permanent dead link] 22 June 2010 (in Serbian)
  4. ^ JT website(ja). "ヨヴァナ・ブラコチェヴィッチ選手の入部が決定しました". Retrieved 2011-11-11. 
  5. ^ CEV (2011-07-15). "Serbia claims third consecutive crown". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2011-07-16. 
  6. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 

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Preceded by
Netherlands Manon Flier
Most Valuable Player of
European Championship

Succeeded by
Russia Tatiana Kosheleva
Preceded by
South Korea Kim Yeon-Koung
Most Valuable Player of
CEV Women's Champions League

Succeeded by
Russia Ekaterina Gamova
Preceded by
First Award
Best Opposite Spiker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

Succeeded by
Brazil Sheilla Castro
Preceded by
Brazil Sheilla Castro
Most Valuable Player of
FIVB Club World Championship

Succeeded by
Russia Ekaterina Gamova