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This is a Portuguese name; the first family name is de Paula and the second is Brait.
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Camila Brait
Camila, Grand Prix Łódź, Poland.jpg
Brait in 2012
Personal information
Full name Camila de Paula Brait
Nationality Brazil
Born October 28, 1988 (1988-10-28) (age 32)
Frutal, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current club Osasco Audax
Number 18
Career
Years Teams
1997–2004 URS/Sacramento
2005–2006 SESI/Uberlândia
2006–2007 Praia Clube
2007–2008 São Caetano
2008– Osasco/Audax
National team
2007–2016 , 2019- Brazil

Camila de Paula Brait (born October 28, 1988) is a female international volleyball player from Frutal, Brazil, who plays as a libero. She currently defends Osasco Voleibol Clube and is retired from the Brazilian national team.

She won the silver medal while representing Brazil at the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Career

She started her career defending URS/Sacramento. After that, she played in several other teams, which were SESI/Uberlândia, Praia Clube-MG, São Caetano/MonBijou and Osasco, named Finasa/Osasco at the time she joined the club.

Playing with Osasco, Brait won the gold medal and the Best Libero award in the 2012 FIVB Club World Championship held in Doha, Qatar.

Brait won the silver medal in the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship after her club lost 0-3 to the Russian Dinamo Kazan in the championship match.

She got pregnant in 2017 and quitted volleyball for about one year. Her daughter Alice was born in november 2017. Brait returned to her volleyball career in march 2018 and won the best libero award in her first full season as a mom. Osasco finished in the third position during that season, unfortunately falling in the semifinals against the Minas Tenis Clube.

Due do covid-19, the 2019-20 Superliga season was prematurely ended. Brait could've won another Best Libero award and helped Osasco to win a title, we will never know. What we know is that during the 2020-21, Camila posted another great season individually. She was elected the Best Libero of the league once again and was a major contributor to Osasco's campaign as the third best team in the Superliga.

International career

Camila Brait played her first international game against Venezuela. Camila Brait participated in the 2010 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, held in Japan, helping her country finish in the second position.

Brait won the Best Receiver, Best Digger and Best Libero awards when her national team won the silver medal at the 2015 Pan American Games being defeated in the championship match 0-3 to the United States.

She was selected to the national squad in order to compete in the women's volleyball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics. She won the silver medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics after Brazil lost 0-3 to United States in the gold medal match of the women's volleyball tournament. Camila was arguably the best libero of the competition, finishing as the most successful digger of the Olympics, finishing with 66.67% in 10.25 receptions per game, having better numbers than Justine Wong-Orantes.

Awards

Individuals

  • 2006 U20 South American Championship – "Best Receiver"
  • 2006 U20 South American Championship – "Best Libero"
  • 2007 Pan-American Cup – "Best Digger"
  • 2008 Pan-American Cup – "Best Digger"
  • 2009 South American Club Championship – "Best Digger"
  • 2009–10 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Libero"
  • 2010 South American Club Championship – "Best Libero"
  • 2010–11 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Receiver"
  • 2011 South American Club Championship – "Best Libero"
  • 2011–12 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Receiver"
  • 2012 South American Club Championship – "Best Libero"
  • 2012 FIVB Club World Championship – "Best Libero"
  • 2012–13 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Digger"
  • 2014–15 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Receiver"
  • 2015 Pan American Games – "Best Libero"
  • 2015 Pan American Games – "Best Digger"
  • 2015 Pan American Games – "Best Receiver"
  • 2018–19 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Libero"
  • 2020-21 Brazilian Superliga – "Best Libero"

Club

  • 2009 South American Club Championship – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Sollys Osasco
  • 2010 South American Club Championship – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Sollys Osasco
  • 2011 South American Club Championship – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Sollys Osasco
  • 2012 South American Club Championship – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Sollys Osasco
  • 2014 South American Club Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Molico Osasco
  • 2015 South American Club Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Molico Osasco
  • 2010 FIVB Club World Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Sollys Nestlé Osasco
  • 2011 FIVB Club World Championship – Med 3.png Bronze medal, with Sollys Nestlé Osasco
  • 2012 FIVB Club World Championship – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Sollys Nestlé Osasco
  • 2014 FIVB Club World Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Molico Osasco
  • 2009-2010 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Osasco
  • 2011-12 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Osasco
  • 2008 Brazilian Cup – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Osasco
  • 2014 Brazilian Cup – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Osasco
  • 2018 Brazilian Cup – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Osasco
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