Maren Brinker

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Maren Brinker
Maren Brinker 2013 01.jpg
Medal record
Women's Volleyball
Representing  Germany
European Championship
Silver medal – second place 2011 Italy/Serbia Team
Silver medal – second place 2013 Germany Team
FIVB Grand Prix
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Tokyo Team Competition

Maren Brinker (born July 10, 1986 in Wilhelmshaven) is a volleyball player from Germany, who plays as a wing-spiker for Impel Wrocław.[1]

Career[edit]

Brinker represented her country in the FIVB World Grand Prix 2009.[1] She signed for the Italian club Unendo Yamamay Busto Arsizio in June 2012[2] and won the 2012 Italian Supercup with this club.[3]

In the 2012–13 CEV Women's Champions League Brinker won the bronze medal with her club after falling to Rabita Baku in the semifinals,[4] but defeating Galatasaray Daikin to claim the podium finish.[5] She also won the Best Server award of the tournament.[6]

2014 in the FIVB Championships in Italy, she carried the German team into the second round where they fell one point short of reaching the quarter finals (final 9th place).[7]

Clubs[edit]

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Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Brinker". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved August 27, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Maren Brinker joins Kozuch to play for Italy's BUSTO ARSIZIO". Busto Arsizio, Italy: CEV. 2012-06-03. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  3. ^ "La Unendo Yamamay alza il primo trofeo stagionale" (in Italian). 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  4. ^ Pasini, Gian Luca (2013-03-09). "Volley, Champions League: Baku-Busto Arsizio 3–2, farfalle k.o. in semifinale". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Istambul, Turkey. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  5. ^ Pasini, Gian Luca (2013-03-10). "Pallavolo. Champions: Busto chiude terza, inutile rimonta del Galatasaray di Barbolini". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Istambul, Turkey. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  6. ^ "Vakifbank ISTANBUL wins second Champions League title with perfect record". Istambul, Turkey: CEV. 2013-03-10. Retrieved 2013-03-10. 
  7. ^ http://italy2014.fivb.org/en