Andrea Zorzi

Andrea Zorzi (born 29 July 1965 in Noale, province of Venice) is a former Italian volleyball player, who won two World Championships with the Italy men's national volleyball team (1990 and 1994). A 201 cm athlete, Zorzi was en effective spiker playing usually as opposite hitter. He was popularly known as Zorro.

Andrea Zorzi
Medal record
Men's volleyball
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1996 Atlanta Team competition
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1990 Brazil Team competition
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1989 Sweden Team competition

After his debut in Bormio in 1986, he totalled 325 caps with Italian national team. He was a silver medalist in the 1996 Summer Olympics and also competed at the 1988 and 1992 games.[1]

Playing for almost all the major volleyball clubs of Italy, including Maxicono Parma and Sisley Treviso, he won several titles: these include two Italian Championships (1990, 1996) and one European Champions League in 1995. In 1991 he was declared World's Best Player by FIVB. Zorzi 328 apps for national team of italy.

ClubsEdit

Club Country From To
Padua   Italy 1982–1983 1984–1985
Parma   Italy 1985–1986 1989–1990
Milan   Italy 1990–1991 1993–1994
Sisley Treviso   Italy 1994–1995 1995–1996
Macerata   Italy 1996–1997 1997–1998

Individual awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Andrea Zorzi". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18.

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