Olympic Champions

Lenovo champions
Markus Deibler
Steffen Deibler
Gail Emms
Misty May-Treanor
Emanuel Rêgo
Xavier Rohart
Ricardo Santos
Shingo Suetsugu
Eamon Sullivan
Lisbeth Trickett
Adam van Koeverden
Kerri Walsh
Liu Xiang
Ricardo Santos
Name:  Ricardo Alex Costa Santos
Age:  33
Height:  6'7"
Weight:  224 lb.
Partners:  Everaldo, Moreira, Zé Marco, Loiola and Emanuel (from August, 2002)


Career Highlights
  • Gold medal at the Olympic Games (2004)
  • Silver medal at Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
  • Gold medal at 2001 Goodwill Games
  • Two-time champion at the World Championship (2003/01)
  • Six-time champion on the Worldwide Circuit (2007/06/05/04/03/00))
  • Three-time champion on the Brazilian Circuit (2006/03/02)
  • 'Rei da Praia 2002' (King of the Beach), 'Rei dos Reis 2002' (King of Kings) and chosen as the Best World Player (2007/05) by the FIVB (Volleyball International Federation)
  • He played in the Athens Olympics 2004 and Sydney Olympics 2000
  • Elected Olympic Hero by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)
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