Thaisa Menezes        Volleyball Player Profile 

Quick Facts On Thaisa Menezes's Brazilian National Team and Professional Indoor Career

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Thaisa Daher Menezes, is a female middle blocker born on 15 May 1987 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

She is a two time Olympic gold medalist and has built a reputation for being one of the best middle blockers in the world during the 2000s.

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Volleyball Accomplishments

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Olympic Volleyball Player

A member of the first Olympic women's team in history to win three gold medals in three consecutive Olympic Games.

  • 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona - Gold
  • 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta - Gold
  • 2000 Olympic Games - Gold

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Brazilian Volleyball Player

World Championship Experience

2002-joined the Junior South American Championships

2002-Participated in the Junior South American Championships

2003-Won the Junior World Championships

2005-Won the Junior World Championships 

2005/2007- two Superliga titles with Rexona-Ades (RJ)

Major International Competition

2007-Pan-American Games - Silver Medal

2007-World Grand Prix - Fifth Place

2007-South American Championships - Gold Medal

2008-Olympic Gold Medal - Brazil

2008-winner of World Grand Prix

2008-winner the Final Four

2009-Montreux Volley Masters - Gold Medal

2009-American Cup - Gold Medal

2009-FIVB Grand Prix

2009-South American Championships - Gold Medal

2009-American Cup - Silver Medal

2010-World Grand Prix - Silver Medal

2010-World Championships - Silver Medal

2011-Pan American Cup - Gold Medal

2012-London Olympic Games - Brazil - Gold Medal

2013-World Grand Prix - Gold medal

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Professional Volleyball Player

Thaisa spent the majority of her professional volleyball career playing in Brazil.                      

In 2016, she played for the top team Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA where during the season she suffered a devastating ankle injury in the middle of a match. But she rehabbed back to professional elite playing level and now plays in Brazil for Barueri for the 2017-18 season. 

Individual Awards

  • 2010 FIVB World Club Championship "Best Spiker"
  • 2011 Pan-American Cup "Best Blocker"
  • 2011 World Grand Prix "Best Server"
  • 2012 Summer Olympics South American qualification tournament "Best Blocker"
  • 2012 World Grand Prix "Best Blocker"
  • 2012 South American Club Championship "Best Blocker"
  • 2013 FIVB Club World Championship "Best Spiker"
  • 2013 World Grand Prix "Most Valuable Player"
  • 2013 World Grand Prix "Best Middle Blocker"
  • 2013-2014 Brazilian Women's Volleyball Superliga "Best Blocker"
  • 2014 FIVB Club World Championship "Best Middle Blocker"
  • 2016 World Grand Prix "Second Best Middle Blocker"


Brazil Minas Tênis Clube (2002 – 2005)

Brazil Rio de Janeiro Vôlei Clube (2005 – 2008)

Brazil Osasco Voleibol Clube (2008 – 2016)

Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA (2016 – 2017)

Brazil Hinode Barueri (2017 - Present*loan status)

2010 FIVB Club World Championship - Runner-up with Sollys Osasco

2012 FIVB Club World Championship -Champion with Sollys Nestlé Osasco

2014 FIVB Club World Championship - Runner-up with Molico Osasco

2016 FIVB Club World Championship -Champion with Eczacıbaşı VitrA

Five Fun Facts about Thaisa

Did you know that Mireya....

Thaisa Menezes only played pro volleyball in her native country still 2016 when she made a move to play with Eczcibasi in Turkey.

Thaisa Menezes did plastic surgery on her face because the game was often filmed on a side of her face she found difficult to watch her after match videos.

Thaisa Menezes has 24 tattoos on her body and she is eager to add more.

She is often regarded as the most attractive Brazilian player off the courts.

Quotes and Motivational Words

Thaisa Menezes was asked how she has experienced failure in the world cup and here is what she said

How have you experienced failure at the Olympic Games?

"One learns more in defeat than in victories. Evolve and learn, always."


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