Valeska Menezes

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Valeska Menezes
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Personal information
Full name Valeska dos Santos Menezes
Born (1976-04-23) 23 April 1976 (age 40)
Niteroi, Brazil
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Spike 302 cm (119 in)
Block 290 cm (110 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle Blocker
Current club Galatasaray Medical Park
Number 8
Career
Years Teams
1994–1997
1997–2000
2000–2001
2001–2007
2007–2008
2008–2009
2009–present
Pinheiros
Rexona-Ades
Mirim Flamengo
Finasa/Osasco
Asystel Novara
DYO Karşıyaka
Galatasaray Medical Park
National team
2002–2008 Brazil

Valeska dos Santos Menezes (born 23 April 1976 in Niteroi; nicknamed Valeskinha) is a volleyball player from Brazil, who represented her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. She was named "Best Blocker" at the 2003 FIVB Women's World Cup in Japan, where the Brazilian national team claimed the silver medal.

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
United States Danielle Scott-Arruda
Best Blocker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2002
Succeeded by
Russia Anastasiya Belikova