Sandra Pires

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Sandra Pires
Sandra Pires 2005 in Berlin, Germany.jpg
Pires in Berlin, Germany, 2005
Personal information
Full name Sandra Pires Tavares
Born (1973-06-16) June 16, 1973 (age 43)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sandra Pires Tavares (born June 16, 1973 in Rio de Janeiro) is a female beach volleyball player from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the inaugural women's beach volleyball tournament at the 1996 Summer Olympics, partnering Jackie Silva.

She also represented her native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, where she claimed the bronze medal, teaming up with Adriana Samuel.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
 Adriana Samuel
and Mônica Rodrigues (BRA)
Women's FIVB Beach World Tour Winner
alongside Brazil Jackie Silva

1995–1996
Succeeded by
 Adriana Behar
and Shelda Bede (BRA)
Preceded by
 Kerri Walsh and
Misty May-Treanor (USA)
Women's FIVB Beach World Tour Winner
alongside Brazil Ana Paula Connelly

2003
Succeeded by
 Adriana Behar and
Shelda Bede (BRA)