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Saturday, August 11, 2012

HOT ATHLETES: Jaqueline Carvalho, MVP Brazil Women's Volleyball, Gold Medal in Beijing 2008 and London 2012, Best World Receiver and Spiker

Jaqueline Carvalho
Personal information
Full nameJaqueline Maria Pereira de Carvalho
Nationality Brazil
Born(1983-12-31) 31 December 1983 (age 28)
HometownRio de Janeiro
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
Spike310 cm (120 in)
Block301 cm (119 in)
Volleyball information
PositionWing spiker
Current clubBrazil Sollys/Osasco
National team
2005–Brazil Brazil
Last updated: October 2011
Jaqueline ("Jaque") Maria Pereira de Carvalho (born 31 December 1983 in Recife) is a female volleyball player from Brazil. She is a 2 time Olympic champion, winning the tournament in 2008 and 2012.


Carvalho was named Best Receiver at the 2006 World Championship in Japan, where Brazil claimed the silver medal after a loss in the final against Russia.
She won the silver medal and Best Spiker award at the 2010 FIVB World Grand Prix.[1]
Jaqueline took part of the National Team who won the gold medal at the 2011 Pan American Games held in Guadalajara, Mexico.[2]






  1. ^ FIVB. "USA claim third FIVB World Grand Prix title with perfect record". Retrieved 2010-08-29. 
  2. ^ FIVB (2011-10-20). "Brazil wins fourth Pan Am Games gold medal". Retrieved 2011-10-20. 

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Jaqueline Carvalho is a Brazilian volleyball player. She is born on the last day of the year 1983 – 31 December.

The hot Brazilian play as wing spiker. She is one of the leaders in the Brazil National Volleyball Team, which won the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, along with a solid number of medals from FIVB World Grand Prix and other competitions. Carvalho has also won some individual awards during her career, including Best Receiver (2006), and Best Spiker (2010).