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Fabiana Claudino
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Personal information
Full name Fabiana Marcelino Claudino
Nickname Fabizona
Nationality Brazilian
Born 24 January 1985 (1985-01-24) (age 36)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Hometown Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Spike 314 cm (124 in)
Block 293 cm (115 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Current club Japan Hisamitsu Springs
Number 1
National team
2003–2016/2019-2019 Brazil Brazil
Last updated: 1 September 2019

Fabiana Marcelino Claudino (born 24 January 1985) is a Brazilian volleyball player who made her debut for the Brazilian national team against Croatia. She captained Brazil to the gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.

Personal life

Claudino was born on 24 January 1985 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Early life

Claudino began playing volleyball in 2000 at Minas Tênis Clube. After one year, in 2011, she won the Junior World Championship.

Career

Claudino was named Best Spiker at the 2006 World Grand Prix in Reggio Calabria, Italy, where Brazil claimed the gold medal for the sixth time at the annual competition. She represented her native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

Claudino was a part of the national team who won the gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico.

She played for Turkish professional club Fenerbahçe during the 2011–12 season.

Claudino won one of the Best Middle Blockers awards during the 2013 South American Championship. Her National Team won the Continental Championship qualifying to the 2013 World Grand Champions Cup and the 2014 World Championship.

Claudino won the bronze medal in the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship after her team defeated the Swiss club Voléro Zürich, 3–2.

Claudino played with her national team, winning the bronze at the 2014 World Championship when her team defeated Italy, 3–2, in the bronze medal match.

Clubs

  • Brazil MRV/Minas (2002–2004)
  • Brazil Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube (2004–2010)
  • Brazil Vôlei Futuro (2010–2011)
  • Turkey Fenerbahçe (2011–2012)
  • Brazil SESI-SP (2012–2016)
  • Brazil Praia Clube (2016–2019)
  • Japan Hisamitsu Springs (2019–2020)

Awards

Individuals

  • 2001 FIVB U17 World Championship – "Best Spiker"
  • 2001 FIVB U17 World Championship – "Best Blocker"
  • 2003 FIVB U20 world Championship – "Best Spiker"
  • 2005 FIVB World Grand Champions Cup – "Best Blocker"
  • 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix – "Best Spiker"
  • 2006 Pan-American Cup – "Best Blocker"
  • 2008 Final Four Cup – "Best Blocker"
  • 2009 Montreux Volley Masters – "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2009 FIVB World Grand Prix – "Best Blocker"
  • 2011 South American Championship – "Best Blocker"
  • 2012 Summer Olympics – "Best Blocker"
  • 2013 South American Championship – "Best Middle Blocker"
  • 2013 FIVB Grand Champions Cup – "Most Valuable Player
  • 2014 South American Club Championship – "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2014 FIVB World Grand Prix – "Best Middle Blocker"
  • 2017 South American Club Championship – "Best Middle Blocker"
  • 2019 South American Club Championship – "Best Middle Blocker"

Clubs

  • 2002–03 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with MRV/Minas
  • 2003–04 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with MRV/Minas
  • 2004–05 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2005–06 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2006–07 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2007–08 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2008–09 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2009–10 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2010–11 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2013–14 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with SESI-SP
  • 2017–18 Brazilian Superliga – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Dentil/Praia Clube
  • 2018–19 Brazilian Superliga – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Dentil/Praia Clube
  • 2006 Women's Top Volley International – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2009 Women's Top Volley International – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Rexona/Ades
  • 2011–12 CEV Champions League – Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with Fenerbahçe Universal
  • 2014 South American Club Championship - Simple cup icon.svg Champion, with SESI-SP
  • 2017 South American Club Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Dentil/Praia Clube
  • 2019 South American Club Championship – Gorm silver cup.jpg Runner-up, with Dentil/Praia Clube
  • 2014 FIVB Club World Championship - Med 3.png Bronze medal, with SESI-SP
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