Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube

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Sesc Rio
Full nameRio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube
Founded1997
ChairmanDan Chor
ManagerBernardinho
LeagueBrazilian Superliga
2018–195th
WebsiteClub home page
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Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube is a women's volleyball team, based in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (state), Brazil.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1997 as Paraná Vôlei Clube, playing in Curitiba, Paraná, and moved to Rio in 2003. They were previously known as Rexona-Ades, and since 2012 known as Unilever Vôlei, named after one of the sponsors.

Unilever Vôlei won the silver medal at the 2013 Club World Championship after falling 3-0 to Vakıfbank Istanbul.[1]

In 2016, Sesc-RJ replaced Unilever's brand Ades as sponsor of the club changing its name to Rexona Sesc-RJ.[2] Following the end of the 2016-17 season, Unilever withdrew its sponsorship completely, leaving Sesc as the sole sponsor of the team [3]

Names evolution[edit]

  • Rexona (as Paraná Vôlei Clube) (1997-2002)
  • Rexona/Ades (2003-2009)
  • Unilever Vôlei (2010-2013)
  • Rexona/Ades (2014–2016)
  • Rexona Sesc-RJ (2016-2017)
  • Sesc RJ Vôlei (2017-present)

Team[edit]

2018–2019[edit]

Head coach: Brazil Bernardo Rezende

Titles[edit]

  • Superliga:
    • Winners (12): 1997–1998, 1999–2000 (as Rexona Paraná), 2005–2006, 2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2008–2009 (as Rexona/Ades Rio), 2010–2011, 2012–2013, 2013–2014 (as Unilever Vôlei), 2014-2015, 2015-2016 (as Rexona Ades Rio), 2016-2017 (as Rexona Sesc Rio)
  • South American Volleyball Club Championship
    • Winners (4): 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 (as Rexona Sesc Rio)
  • Women's Top Volley International:
    • Winners (2): 2006, 2009

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. October 13, 2013. Retrieved October 13, 2013.
  2. ^ Rodrigues, João Gabriel (June 29, 2016). "Rio tenta fugir da crise e se une ao Sesc-RJ para a próxima Superliga" (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Globo. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  3. ^ (in Portuguese). São Paulo: UOL. March 14, 2017 https://esporte.uol.com.br/volei/ultimas-noticias/2017/03/14/sesc-assumira-patrocinio-e-rio-de-janeiro-mantera-equipe-de-volei.htm. Retrieved July 25, 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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