Fabiana Claudino

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.

Fabiana Claudino
Fabiana Marcelino Claudino.jpg
Personal information
Full nameFabiana Marcelino Claudino
Born (1985-01-24) 24 January 1985 (age 36)
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
HometownBelo Horizonte, Brazil.
Height194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Spike314 cm (124 in)
Block293 cm (115 in)
Volleyball information
PositionMiddle blocker
Current clubJapan Hisamitsu Springs
National team
2003–2016/2019-2019Brazil Brazil
Last updated: 1 September 2019

Personal lifeEdit

Claudino was born on 24 January 1985 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.[1]

Early lifeEdit

Claudino began playing volleyball in 2000 at Minas Tênis Clube. After one year, in 2011, she won the Junior World Championship.[2]


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.[3]

She played for Turkish professional club Fenerbahçe during the 2011–12 season.[4]

Claudino won one of the Best Middle Blockers awards during the 2013 South American Championship.[5] Her National Team won the Continental Championship qualifying to the 2013 World Grand Champions Cup and the 2014 World Championship.[6]

Claudino won the bronze medal in the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship after her team defeated the Swiss club Voléro Zürich, 3–2.[7]

Claudino played with her national team,[8] winning the bronze at the 2014 World Championship[9] when her team defeated Italy, 3–2, in the bronze medal match.






  1. ^ "BRA / Brazil - Player's biography". fivb.org. Retrieved 31 Oct 2013.
  2. ^ http://worldgrandprix.2016.fivb.com/en/group1/competition/teams/bra-brazil/players/fabiana-claudino?id=51540. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ FIVB (2011-10-20). "Brazil wins fourth Pan Am Games gold medal". Retrieved 2011-10-20.
  4. ^ voleybolunsesi (2011-06-12). "Fenerbahçe Acıbadem'den bir transfer daha". Retrieved 2011-10-21.
  5. ^ "SUDAMERICANO FEMENINO: Brasil, Argentina y Perú se consagraron los mejores del Continente" (in Spanish). Ica, Peru: CSV. 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2013-09-22.
  6. ^ "USA, Brazil & Thailand earn place in FIVB Women's Grand Champions Cup". Lausanne, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-09-24.
  7. ^ "Russia's Kazan capture Women's Club World championship in style". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  8. ^ "Team Roster – Brazil". FIVB. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  9. ^ "USA win first World Championship title, China and Brazil complete the podium". Milan, Italy: FIVB. 12 October 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014.

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Preceded by
  Rosir Calderón
Best Spiker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

Succeeded by
  Taismary Agüero
Preceded by
  Walewska Oliveira
Best Blocker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

Succeeded by
  Foluke Akinradewo
Preceded by
  Erika Araki
Best Blocker of
Olympic Games

Succeeded by
Preceded by
  Simona Gioli
Most Valuable Player of
FIVB World Grand Champions Cup

Succeeded by
  Zhu Ting
Preceded by
  Thaísa Menezes and
  Milena Rašić
Best Middle Blocker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2014 (with   Irina Fetisova)
Succeeded by
  Juciely Barreto and
  Christa Harmotto