Kenia Carcaces

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Kenia Carcaces
Kenia Carcasés Opón.jpg
Personal information
Full name Kenia Carcaces Opón
Nationality Cuba
Born (1986-01-22) 22 January 1986 (age 31)
Holguín, Cuba
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Spike 323 cm (127 in)
Block 306 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Outside Hitter / Opposite
Current club Molico/Osasco
Number 4
National team
2006–2011 Cuba
Last updated: October 2013

Kenia Carcaces Opón (born 22 January 1986, in Holguín) is a Cuban volleyball player who competed in the 2008 Summer Olympics, finishing fourth with the Cuban team in the Olympic tournament. She won the 2007 Pan American Games gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1]


At the 2007 Cuban Liga Nacional, she was selected Best Digger.[2] Playing Ciudad de La Habana, she won the Cuban National League Championship for the 2010 season and also being selected Best Spiker.[3]

At the 2010 Montreux Volley Masters her national team finished in 3rd place, and she was selected Best Scorer and Most Valuable Player.[4][5]

Kenia won with his national team the silver medal at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico.[6]

Carcaces played at the 2013 Club World Championship with Voléro Zürich and she was selected Best Outside Hitter.[7] Her team lost the bronze medal to Guangdong Evergrande.[8]

Carcaces won the Best Outside Spiker among the Best Team of the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship after her club lost the bronze medal to the Brazilian SESI-SP 2-3.[9]

In the 2015 South American Club Championship, Carcaces won the Most Valuable Player award and the silver medal in the continental championship.[10]





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Senior team[edit]

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  1. ^ Agencia Cubana de Noticias. "Juegos Panamericanos - Voleibol" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  2. ^ NORCECA. "Yumilka Ruiz JMV del Campeonato Cubano" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  3. ^ NORCECA. "Equipos de La Habana ganan Liga Nacional Cubana" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  4. ^ Montreux Volley Masters. "China wins the 26th edition of the Montreux Volley Masters". Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  5. ^ FIVB. "China win 26th edition of Montreux Volley Masters". Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  6. ^ FIVB (2011-10-20). "Brazil wins fourth Pan Am Games gold medal". Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  7. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  8. ^ "Guangdong beat Zurich 3-1 to claim Women's Club World Champs bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13. 
  9. ^ "Russia's Kazan capture Women's Club World championship in style". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2014-05-11. 
  10. ^ "SUDAMERICANO DE CLUBES: Rexona Ades es campeón" (in Spanish). CSV. 2015-02-08. Retrieved 2015-04-22. 

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