Nair Almeida

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Nair Almeida
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Personal information
Full name Nair Filipe Pires de Almeida
Born (1984-01-23) January 23, 1984 (age 34)
Lobito, Angola
Nationality Angolan
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Left Back
Club information
Current club Primeiro de Agosto
Number 17
Senior clubs
Years Team
1998-2002 Escola da Restinga
2002–2004 ENANA
2004–2011 Petro Atlético
2011–2016 Primeiro de Agosto
National team
Years Team Apps (Gls)

Nair Filipe Pires de Almeida (born January 23, 1984 in Lobito, Benguela province), is a retired Angolan handball player. Almeida began her career in a small handball team called Escola de Andebol da Restinga, do Lobito (EARL).[1] She competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and at the 2005 World Championship. At the 2007 World Championship Angola finished 7th, while Almeida scored 57 goals and was number six on the list of top scorers. She played for Angola at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1]


  1. ^ a b Athlete Biography – De ALMEIDA Nair Filipe PiresBeijing 2008 Olympics (Retrieved on 4 December 2008)