Zhao Ruirui

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Zhao Ruirui
Personal information
Full name Zhao Ruirui
Nationality  China
Born (1981-10-08) 8 October 1981 (age 35)
Nanjing, China
Hometown Nanjing, China
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Spike 326 cm (128 in)
Block 315 cm (124 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Current club China Army
Number 9
National team
China CHN
Last updated: Dec 2010
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhao.

Zhao Ruirui (Chinese: 赵蕊蕊; pinyin: Zhào Ruǐruǐ; born 8 October 1981 in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China) is a Chinese volleyball player who competed on the 2003 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup winning side and made an initial appearance with the 2004 gold medal winning side before refracturing her right leg. Following her retirement in 2009 from sports competition, she has become a successful sci-fi author and published several critically acclaimed novels. Her si-fi novel(The Wing Man) won the Silver Award of the 4th Global Chinese Nebula Award in the year of 2013.


  • Position: middle blocker
  • Height: 1.97 m (6 feet 6 inches)
  • Weight: 70 kg (154 lbs)
  • Shoe size: 47 (EU) / 14 (US)
  • Spike vertical: 3.26 (10 feet 8 inches)
  • Block vertical: 3.15 (10 feet 4 inches)

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