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Sandra Pires Tavares (born June 16, 1973 in Rio de Janeiro) is a female beach volleyball player from Brazil, who won the gold medal in the inaugural women's beach volleyball tournament at the 1996 Summer Olympics, partnering Jackie Silva.

Sandra Pires
Sandra Pires 2005 in Berlin, Germany.jpg
Pires in Berlin, Germany, 2005
Personal information
Full nameSandra Pires Tavares
Born (1973-06-16) June 16, 1973 (age 46)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

She also represented her native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia, where she claimed the bronze medal, teaming up with Adriana Samuel.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Adriana Samuel
and Mônica Rodrigues (BRA)
Women's FIVB Beach World Tour Winner
alongside   Jackie Silva

1995–1996
Succeeded by
  Adriana Behar
and Shelda Bede (BRA)
Preceded by
  Kerri Walsh and
Misty May-Treanor (USA)
Women's FIVB Beach World Tour Winner
alongside   Ana Paula Connelly

2003
Succeeded by
  Adriana Behar and
Shelda Bede (BRA)