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Alexandre Ramos Samuel (born March 20, 1970), nickname Tande, is a former Brazilian volleyball player.[1][2] He began playing volleyball for the Botafogo team, when he was 12 years old.

Alexandre Samuel
Personal information
Full nameAlexandre Ramos Samuel
NicknameTande
NationalityBrazilian
BornMarch 20, 1970 (1970-03-20) (age 49)
Resende, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height200 cm (6 ft 7 in)
Weight86 kg (190 lb)
Volleyball information
PositionOutside spiker
National team
1989–2000Brazil

His first major achievement was as a gold medal from the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. In 1995, he played with the Brazilian team and got the fifth place at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta. In 1997 he switched to beach volleyball, to play with his former teammate, Giovane Gavio. By 1999, was awarded as "the king of the beach".[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography - Alexandre Samuel". jornaldovolei (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Biografia de - Tande". biografiasyvidas (in Portuguese). Retrieved 16 July 2019.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
  Zé Marco de Melo
and Ricardo Santos (BRA)
Men's FIVB Beach Volley World Tour Winner
alongside   Emanuel Rego

2001
Succeeded by
  Martín Conde
and Mariano Baracetti (ARG)