Ricardo Lucarelli

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Ricardo Lucarelli
Ricardo Souza Lucarelli BRA WC 2014.jpg
Lucarelli at the 2014 World Championship
Personal information
Full nameRicardo Samuel Lucarelli Santos de Souza
NationalityBrazilian
Born (1992-02-14) 14 February 1992 (age 27)
Contagem, Brazil[1]
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)[2]
Weight79 kg (174 lb)
Spike338 cm (133 in)
Block308 cm (121 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOutside hitter
Current teamFunvic Taubaté
Number8
Career
YearsTeams
2010–2013Minas Tênis Clube
2013–2015SESI São Paulo
2015–Funvic Taubaté
National team
2011–Brazil
Last updated: 11 August 2017

Ricardo Samuel Lucarelli Santos de Souza (born 14 February 1992) is a Brazilian volleyball player, a member of Brazil men's national volleyball team and Brazilian club Funvic Taubaté, 2016 Olympic Champion, South American Champion 2013, a silver medalist of the World Championship 2014 and the World League (2013, 2014).

Career[edit]

Clubs[edit]

In 2010 he started playing for Minas Tênis Clube. In 2013 he signed a contract with SESI São Paulo, and in 2015 he was hired by the club Funvic Taubaté.

National team[edit]

The young Lucarelli defended the junior national team in 2010, when won the gold medal in the South American Championship .In the next year, he was on the group that finished fifth in the World Championship. In 2013 Lucarelli won the World Grand Champions Cup, a gold medal at the South American Championship and a silver medal at the World League, where he was named the Best Outside Spiker (together with Ivan Zaytsev). In 2014 he was a major player in Brazilian team, which won the silver medal at the World League 2014 in Florence, Italy.[3][4] He was again named the Best Outside Spiker, together with teammate Murilo Endres.[5] Lucarelli one of the starts in the Bernardinho team, Lucarelli was in the court in all the games of FIVB World League and the conquest of the South American Games in 2015. In the special year of 2016, Lucarelli was a key player in the gold medal campaign in the Rio Olympic Game. Lucarelli was part of the team that won the gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. He played the last three games, against Argentina (quarterfinals), Russia (semifinals) and Italy (finals).[2]

Sporting achievements[edit]

Clubs[edit]

South American Club Championship[edit]

National team[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lucarelli. cob.org.br
  2. ^ a b Ricardo Lucarelli. rio2016.com
  3. ^ Poland win second World Championship title at home – fivb.org – 21 September 2014
  4. ^ Poland put an end to the reign of Brazil – fivb.org – 21 September 2014
  5. ^ Poland in dreamland and in Dream Team – poland2014.fivb.org – 21 September 2014
  6. ^ a b c d e Ricardo Lucarelli. nbcolympics.com
  7. ^ a b "BRAZIL WIN RECORD FIFTH TITLE IN MEN'S WORLD GRAND CHAMPIONS CUP". FIVB.org. 17 September 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
First Award
-
Serbia Marko Ivović
France Antonin Rouzier
Best Outside Spiker of
FIVB World League

2013
ex aequo Italy Ivan Zaytsev
2014
ex aequo United States Taylor Sander
2017
ex aequo France Earvin N'Gapeth
Succeeded by
Poland Michał Kubiak
France Earvin N'Gapeth
-
TBD
Preceded by
First Award
Best Outside Spiker of
FIVB World Championship

2014
ex aequo Brazil Murilo Endres
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
First Award
Best Outside Spiker of
Olympic Games

2016
ex aequo United States Aaron Russell
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Italy Filippo Lanza and
Russia Dmitriy Ilinikh
Best Outside Spiker of
World Grand Champions Cup

2017
ex aequo Iran Milad Ebadipour
Succeeded by
TBD
Preceded by
Russia Dmitriy Muserskiy
Most Valuable Player of
World Grand Champions Cup

2017
Succeeded by
TBD