Paula Pequeno

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Paula Pequeno
Paula cropped, Grand Prix Łódź, Poland.jpg
Personal information
Full name Paula Renata Marques Pequeno
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1982-01-22) 22 January 1982 (age 35),
Brasília, Brazil
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Spike 302 cm (119 in)
Block 285 cm (112 in)
Volleyball information
Position Outside hitter
Current club Brasília Vôlei
Number 4
National team
2002–2012 Brazil
Last updated: March 2015

Paula Renata Marques Pequeno,[1] better known as Paula Pequeno (born January 22, 1982), is a female two-time Olympic gold medal winning volleyball player from Brazil.[2] She was born in Brasília.[2] She plays for Brasília Vôlei. She is one of the few female players in the volleyball league who can effectively use the round-house arm swing.

Career[edit]

Paula took part of the National Team who won the gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico.[3]

Pequeno played with Fenerbahçe in the 2012 FIVB Club World Championship held in Doha, Qatar and helped her team to win the bronze medal after defeating Puerto Rico's Lancheras de Cataño 3-0.[4]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individual[edit]

Clubs[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Paula Pequeno" (in Portuguese). UOL. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  2. ^ a b "Paula Pequeno". Beijing 2008 Olympic Games website. Retrieved 2008-09-17. 
  3. ^ FIVB (2011-10-20). "Brazil wins fourth Pan Am Games gold medal". Retrieved 2011-10-20. 
  4. ^ "Fenerbahce defeat Lancheras for women's bronze medal". Doha, Qatar: FIVB. 2012-10-19. Retrieved 2012-10-19. 

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Awards
Preceded by
United States Logan Tom
Most Valuable Player of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2005
Succeeded by
Brazil Sheilla Castro
Preceded by
China Feng Kun
Most Valuable Player of
Olympic Games

2008
Succeeded by
South Korea Kim Yeon-Koung