Rolando Cepeda

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Rolando Cepeda Abreu
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Personal information
Full nameRolando Cepeda Abreu
Born (1989-03-13) 13 March 1989 (age 30)
HometownHavana, Cuba
Height198 cm (6 ft 6 in)
Weight77 kg (170 lb)
Spike359 cm (141 in)
Block344 cm (135 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOpposite hitter
Cuba Sancti Spiritus
Greece PAOK Thessaloniki
South Korea OK Savings Bank
Turkey Inegöl Belediyesi
National team
2009–2016Cuba Cuba

Rolando Cepeda Abreu (born (1989-03-13)13 March 1989) is a Cuban male volleyball player. He is part of the Cuba men's national volleyball team. On club level he played for S.Spiritus, PAOK VC [1], Ansan OK Savings Bank Rush & Cash. He was one of the key players that contributed to 2015-2016 Greek Volleyleague Championship for PAOK VC, making it the first team ever to win a championship in Greece starting from the 4th place in the playoffs. He was named the 2015-2016 Greek Volleyleague MVP. He didn't play in Rio Olympics in 2016 for being one of the six players of the Cuban national volleyball team that were remanded into custody suspected of committing aggravated rape in July 2016 in Tampere, Finland.[2] In 20 September 2016 he was sentenced to five years of prison.[3]

Sporting achievements[edit]

National Championships/Cups[edit]

  • 2015/2016 Greek trophy2.png Greek Championship, with PAOK


  • 2015/2016 Greek Championship MVP


  1. ^ "World Class Player Cepeda in PAOK". 2016 Greece. 22 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Cuban volleyball players charged with aggravated rape". Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Five Cuban volleyball players convicted of Tampere rape, one acquitted". Retrieved 20 September 2016.

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