Pedro Solberg Salgado

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Pedro Solberg Salgado
Pedro Salgado.jpg
Solberg at the FIVB World Tour in Prague, 2011
Personal information
Full name Pedro Salgado Collett Solberg
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 31)
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Beach volleyball information
Current teammate
Teammate
Evandro Gonçalves
Previous teammates
Years Teammate
2006
2007–2008
2009
2010
2011
2011–
Roberto Lopes
Harley Marques
several partners
Harley Marques
Pedro Cunha
Rhooney Ferramenta

Pedro Salgado Collett Solberg (born 27 March 1986) is a Brazilian male beach volleyball player.

Solberg's mother, Isabel Salgado, herself was a successful beach volleyball player and won in 1994 a FIVB World Tour event in Miami.[1] His sisters Maria Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado are also beach volleyball players and they play since 2005.[2][3]

Career[edit]

Solberg won with three different partners the U18 World Championship in 2002[4] and U21 in 2003 and 2006 in beach volleyball.[5][6] In 2006 he started with Roberto Lopes at several FIVB World Tour tournaments with a fourth place as best result.[7] In the following two years Pedro Solberg arrived with his new partner Harley Marques nine tournament victories, which were won the 2008 FIVB World Tour and voted "Team of the Year".

In 2009 season Solberg played with different partners. He started with his first partner in an FIVB World Tour tournament Pedro Cunha where he won two silver medals and with Benjamin Insfran won the Polish Open in Stare Jabłonki. Two fourth places with Ricardo Santos marked the end of the year.[7]

2010[edit]

After a fifth place with Santos in the Brasília Open, he decided to have another collaboration with Marques, his partner in the successful 2007 and 2008 years. They won the next tournament in the Shanghai, however, demonstrated in the following events, the only other place in front of the field, a fifth place at the Grand Slam in Moscow.[7] After two ninth places in Stavanger and Gstaad, a seventeenth place in Klagenfurt and another fifth place in Stare Jablonki, Solberg/Marques won the silver medal in Kristiansand. They defeated their compatriots including Insfran/Bruno Oscar Schmidt and Emanuel Rego/Alison Cerutti and lost the final against the Americans Todd Rogers/Phil Dalhausser.[8] At the end of the season reached Solberg/Marques still ninth place in Åland and the Hague.[7]

2011[edit]

In the first four events of the year, Solberg began playing with Cunha, best finish was a fourth place in Prague.[7] With his new partner Rhooney Ferramenta reached fifth place in the fifth event of the season,[7] including the World Championships in Rome.[9] In Stavanger, the two Brazilians ranked in the 25th place, they were ninth in Gstaad.[7] Solberg was then removed because of a doping suspicion.[10] He was lift provisionally the suspension in mid-August because of a delay in the testing that was not the fault of the athlete.[11] In October, the International Volleyball Federation closed the doping charges after concluding that "there is no evidence of an anti-doping rule violation".[12] In Agadir, Morocco, he won the bronze medal with Ferramenta in the final event of the season.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete's biography – Isabel". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  2. ^ "Athlete's biography – Maria Clara". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  3. ^ "Athlete's biography – Carol". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  4. ^ "Men's FIVB Jr/Youth Under 18 Junior World Championships August 28-September 1, 2002 Xylokastro, Greece". Beach Volleyball Database. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  5. ^ "Men's FIVB Jr/Youth U-21 World Championships, presented by Swatch August 6-10, 2003 Saint Quay Portrieux, France". Beach Volleyball Database. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  6. ^ "Men's FIVB Jr/Youth U-21 World Championships August 23-27, 2006 Myslowice, Poland". Beach Volleyball Database. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g "Athlete's biography – Pedro". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  8. ^ "USA's Dalhausser & Rogers Net Otera Open Men's Gold Medal". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  9. ^ "World Championships – Men FINAL STANDING". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  10. ^ "Flagrado no antidoping, Pedro Solberg é suspenso provisoriamente" (in Portuguese). O Globo. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  11. ^ "Federação de Vôlei derruba suspensão de Pedro Solberg por doping até que jogador seja julgado" (in Portuguese). O Globo. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  12. ^ "Após resultado negativo, FIVB absolve Pedro Solberg no caso de doping" (in Portuguese). Sportv.com. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 
  13. ^ "Nummerdor and Schuil win Morocco Open". FIVB. Retrieved 2011-12-26. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
 Emanuel Rego
and Ricardo Santos (BRA)
Men's FIVB Beach Volley World Tour Winner
alongside Brazil Harley Marques

2008
Succeeded by
 Julius Brink
and Jonas Reckermann (GER)
Awards
Preceded by
 Phil Dalhausser (USA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Best Blocker"
2013
Succeeded by
 Phil Dalhausser (USA)
Preceded by
 Emanuel Rego
and Ricardo Santos (BRA)
Men's FIVB World Tour "Team of the Year"
alongside Brazil Harley Marques

2008
Succeeded by
 Julius Brink
and Jonas Reckermann (GER)