Rodrigão

Rodrigo Santana (born 17 April 1979), commonly known as Rodrigão, is a Brazilian volleyball player who won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Olympics. Santana with brazil team won the World Championship in 2002 Argentina, 2006 Japan and 2010 Italy. He also won the World Cup, the Pan-American Games, and the South American Championship, in Chile, where he was elected as the Best attacker.

Rodrigo Santana
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Personal information
NicknameRodrigão
NationalityBrazilian
Born17 April 1979 (1979-04-17) (age 40)
São Paulo, Brazil
Height2.05 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Spike350 cm (138 in)
Block328 cm (129 in)
Volleyball information
PositionMiddle blocker
Current clubRetired
Career
YearsTeams
1996–2000ECUS/Suzano
2000–2003EC Banespa
2003–20044Torri Ferrara Volley
2004–2005ECUS/Suzano
2005–2009Lube Volley
2009–2011EC Pinheiros
2011–2012SESI São Paulo
2013–2014RJX
2014–2015Barij Essence Kashan VC
2014–2015Palembang Bank Sumsel Babel
National team
2000–2012Brazil

He was born in São Paulo.[1][2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SANTANA, Rodrigo". Beijing2008.cn. Archived from the original on 2008-09-12.
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Rodrigão (full name: Rodrigo Santana)". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2016-01-08.