Robertlandy Simón

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Robertlandy Simón
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Personal information
Full name Robertlandy Simón Aties
Nationality Cuban
Born (1987-06-11) June 11, 1987 (age 29)
Guantánamo, Cuba
Height 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in)
Weight 114 kg (251 lb)
Spike 389 cm (153 in)
Block 326 cm (128 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Current club Sada Cruzeiro
Number 10
Career
Years Teams
2012–2014
2014–2014
2014–2016
2016–2016
2016–
Copra Elior Piacenza
Al Rayyan
OK Savings Bank
El Jaish
Sada Cruzeiro
National team
2005–2010  Cuba
Last updated: 13 February 2017

Robertlandy Simón Aties (born 11 June 1987) is a Cuban volleyball player, a member of Cuba men's national volleyball team in 2005–2010 and Brazilian club Sada Cruzeiro, 2009 NORCECA Champion, silver medalist of the 2010 World Championship, double South Korean Champion (2015, 2016).

Career[edit]

Robertlandy debuted in the national team at age of 17. He was Cuban national team captain for 5 years.[1] In 2009 he achieved individual awards at 2009 World Grand Champions Cup. In 2010 Cuba, including Simon, went to the finale of 2010 World Championship with Brazil.[2] On October 10, 2010 he achieved silver medal.[3] He was Best Blocker of the tournament. He used to be the world’s Best Middle Blocker before he left Cuba in 2010 right after the 2010 World Championship to pursue his dreams and to make a decent living overseas. Simon helped Al Rayyan to win the 2014 Club World Championship. He was the most expensive player if South Korea League from 2014 to 2016.[4] Simon joined Brazilian club Sada Cruzeiro in 2016.[5]

Style of Play[edit]

Simon touched 384 cm and, according to his coach, has reached a Record of 389 cm. This happened during the athletic test for the Piacenza team at Serie A1.

Sporting achievements[edit]

Clubs[edit]

CEV Challenge Cup[edit]

FIVB Club World Championship[edit]

National championships[edit]

National team[edit]

Individually[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Brazil Gustavo Endres
Best Blocker of
Pan American Games

2007
Succeeded by
Argentina Sebastian Sole
Preceded by
Argentina Santiago Darraidou
Best Blocker of
America's Cup

2007
Succeeded by
Brazil Éder Carbonera
Preceded by
United States Riley Salmon
Best Spiker of
America's Cup

2007
2008
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Argentina Lucas Chávez
Best Scorer of
America's Cup

2008
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Brazil Dante Amaral
Best Spiker of
FIVB World League

2009
Succeeded by
Russia Maxim Mikhaylov
Preceded by
Serbia Marko Podraščanin
Best Blocker of
FIVB World League

2009
Succeeded by
Russia Dmitriy Muserskiy
Preceded by
Canada Murray Grapentine
Best Blocker of
NORCECA Championship

2009
Succeeded by
United States David Lee
Preceded by
United States Ryan Millar
Best Blocker of
FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

2009
Succeeded by
United States Maxwell Holt
Italy Emanuele Birarelli
Preceded by
Egypt Abdalla Ahmed
Best Server of
FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

2009
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Brazil André Nascimento
Most Valuable Player of
FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

2009
Succeeded by
Russia Dmitriy Muserskiy
Preceded by
Russia Aleksey Kuleshov
Best Blocker of
FIVB World Championship

2010
Succeeded by
Poland Karol Kłos
Germany Marcus Böhme
Preceded by
Italy Emanuele Birarelli
Italy Matteo Burgsthaler
Best Middle Blocker of
FIVB Club World Championship

2014
ex aequo Brazil José Santos Júnior
Succeeded by
Bulgaria Nikolay Nikolov
Russia Alexander Gutsalyuk