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Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube

Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube is a women's volleyball team, based in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro (state), Brazil.

Sesc Rio
Full name Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube
Founded 1997
Ground Maracanãzinho, Rio de Janeiro
Chairman Dan Chor
Manager Bernardinho
League Brazilian Superliga
2016–17 1st
Website Club home page
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Championships
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HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1997 as Paraná Vôlei Clube, playing in Curitiba, Paraná, and moved to Rio in 2003. They were previously known as Rexona-Ades, and since 2012 known as Unilever Vôlei, named after one of the sponsors.

Unilever Vôlei won the silver medal at the 2013 Club World Championship after falling 3-0 to Vakıfbank Istanbul.[1]

In 2016, Sesc-RJ replaced Unilever's brand Ades as sponsor of the club changing its name to Rexona Sesc-RJ.[2] Following the end of the 2016-17 season, Unilever withdrew its sponsorship completely, leaving Sesc as the sole sponsor of the team [3]

Names evolutionEdit

  • Rexona (as Paraná Vôlei Clube) (1997-2002)
  • Rexona/Ades (2003-2009)
  • Unilever Vôlei (2010-2013)
  • Rexona/Ades (2014–2016)
  • Rexona Sesc-RJ (2016-2017)
  • Sesc RJ Vôlei (2017-present)

TeamEdit

2018–2019Edit

Head coach:   Bernardo Rezende

No. Name Position Height (m) Weight (kg) Date of birth
  Tatiana Kosheleva Outside hitter 1.91 67 (1988-12-23) December 23, 1988 (age 29)
  Mayhara Silva Middle blocker 1.84 73 (1989-04-09) April 9, 1989 (age 29)
  Natiele Gonçalves Opposite 1.80 78 (1991-11-28) November 28, 1991 (age 26)
  Carolina Leite Setter 1.72 71 (1992-11-15) November 15, 1992 (age 25)
  Juciely Barreto Middle blocker 1.84 72 (1980-12-18) December 18, 1980 (age 37)
  Ana Beatriz Correa Middle Blocker 1.88 70 (1992-02-07) February 7, 1992 (age 26)
  Vitoria Figueiredo Libero 1.65 60 (1995-05-29) May 29, 1995 (age 23)
  Gabriella Souza Libero 1.70 71 (1993-12-14) December 14, 1993 (age 24)
  Roberta Ratzke Setter 1.85 68 (1990-04-28) April 28, 1990 (age 28)
  Kasiely Clemente Outside hitter 1.82 66 (1993-12-06) December 6, 1993 (age 24)
  Monique Pavão Opposite 1.78 67 (1986-10-31) October 31, 1986 (age 31)
  Yonkaira Peña Outside hitter 1.90 70 (1993-05-10) May 10, 1993 (age 25)
  Drussyla Costa Outside hitter 1.82 70 (1996-07-01) July 1, 1996 (age 22)
  Linda Costa Middle Blocker 1.88 79 (1994-09-02) September 2, 1994 (age 24)
  Mikaella da Silva Setter 1.75 77 (1997-06-14) June 14, 1997 (age 21)

TitlesEdit

  • Superliga:
    • Winners (12): 1997–1998, 1999–2000 (as Rexona Paraná), 2005–2006, 2006–2007, 2007–2008, 2008–2009 (as Rexona/Ades Rio), 2010–2011, 2012–2013, 2013–2014 (as Unilever Vôlei), 2014-2015, 2015-2016 (as Rexona Ades Rio), 2016-2017 (as Rexona Sesc Rio)
  • South American Volleyball Club Championship
    • Winners (4): 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 (as Rexona Sesc Rio)
  • Women's Top Volley International:
    • Winners (2): 2006, 2009

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13.
  2. ^ Rodrigues, João Gabriel (2016-06-29). "Rio tenta fugir da crise e se une ao Sesc-RJ para a próxima Superliga" (in Portuguese). Rio de Janeiro: Globo. Retrieved 2016-07-27.
  3. ^ (in Portuguese). São Paulo: UOL. 2017-03-14 https://esporte.uol.com.br/volei/ultimas-noticias/2017/03/14/sesc-assumira-patrocinio-e-rio-de-janeiro-mantera-equipe-de-volei.htm. Retrieved 2017-07-25. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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