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Andrea Sartoretti (born June 19, 1971) is an Italian former volleyball player.

Andrea Sartoretti
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Personal information
BornJune 19, 1971 (1971-06-19) (age 48)
Perugia, Italy

BiographyEdit

Born at Perugia, Sartoretti debuted in the Italian Serie in 1991, winning the Award as best Under 23 player. A 1.94 cm athlete, he usually played opposite hitter. Sartoretti was known for his powerful serve, which gained him the nickname of Sartorace.

He won one Italian Serie A1 national title in 1997, with Pallavolo Modena. Sartoretti also won three CEV Champions Leagues and two European Supercups in his stay at Messaggero Ravenna (1991-1996).

He earned his first cap for Italy national team in 1993. He won four World Leagues (two times declared MVP), two European (2001 and 2003) and a World (1998) titles. He has won two silver medals and a bronze medal in three Olympic Games between 1996 and 2004.[1]

Sartoretti ended his playing career in 2009. He is currently part GM of Modena Volley. Sartoretti 330 apps for national team of Italy.

ClubsEdit

Team Country From To
Città di Castello   Italy 1988–1989 1990–1991
Ravenna   Italy 1991–1992 1995–1996
Modena   Italy 1996–1997 1996–1997
Montichiari   Italy 1997–1998 1999–2000
Cuneo   Italy 2000–2001 2001–2002
Trento   Italy 2002–2003 2004–2005
Modena   Italy 2005–2006 2008–2009

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Andrea Sartoretti". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.

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