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Caroline de Oliveira Saad Gattaz, better known as Carol Gattaz (born July 27, 1981), is a volleyball player from Brazil.[1] She was born in São José do Rio Preto.[1] Gattaz won the World Grand Prix three times in a row.[1][2]

Carol Gattaz
Carol Gattaz.jpg
Personal information
Full name Caroline de Oliveira Saad Gattaz
Born (1981-07-27) July 27, 1981 (age 37)
São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle-Blocker
Current club Rexona-Ades
Career
YearsTeams
1998-2000São Caetano Esporte Clube
2000-2001Paraná Vôlei Clube
2001-2004São Caetano Esporte Clube
2004-2007Finasa/Osasco
2007-2008Pieralisi Jesi
2008-2011Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube
2011-2012Vôlei Futuro
2012Igtisadchi Baku
2013-2014Vôlei Amil
2014-2019Camponesa/Minas
National team
2003-Brazil

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Early careerEdit

Before playing volleyball, as a teenager, Gattaz played futsal, defending her city's club América-SP, where she played as a striker. Still in high school, she started playing volleyball.[3]

CareerEdit

Gattaz, who plays as a middle blocker,[4] started her career defending São Caetano, then moved to Rexona-Ades in 2000.[5] After leaving Rexona-Ades in 2001, she played for several clubs, before joining Finasa/Osasco in 2004, when she won the Superliga Brasileira de Voleibol, she left the club after the 2006–2007 season.[6] In 2007, she moved to Italy, where she played for Monte Schiavo, returning in the following season to Brazil, to defend Rexona-Ades again.[5] In 2011-2012 she played for Volei Futuro from Brazil.

National teamEdit

Defending the national team, she won the South American Women's Volleyball Championship in 2003, 2005, 2007 and 2009[2] and the World Grand Prix in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009.[1][2]

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Mundial de Vôlei: Perfil das jogadoras brasileiras" (in Portuguese). O Dia. 2006-10-30. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  2. ^ a b c "Perfil das campeãs da Copa Pan-Americana, em Porto Rico" (in Portuguese). Planeta Vôlei. 2006-07-07. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  3. ^ "Grande Carol" (in Portuguese). IstoÉ. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  4. ^ "Brazilians arrive for World Cup challenge". 2007 FIVB World Cups Volleyball for Men and Women. 2007-10-26. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  5. ^ a b "Carol Gattaz se apresenta no Rexona-Ades" (in Portuguese). Planeta Vôlei. 2008-08-04. Retrieved 2008-11-11.
  6. ^ "Superliga feminina 06/07: Finasa/Osasco vence a BrasilTelecom e é semifinalista" (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Voleibol. 2007-03-07. Retrieved 2008-11-11.[dead link]