Ricardo Santos (beach volleyball)

Ricardo Santos (beach volleyball)

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:06 Jan,1975
:44 years, 7 months
:Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

About Ricardo Santos (beach volleyball)

Ricardo Alex Costa Santos (born January 6, 1975 in Salvador da Bahia) is a beach volleyball player from Brazil,  who won the silver medal in the men's beach team competition at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia,  with partner Zé Marco de Melo.

Santos also represented his native country at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. There he claimed the  gold medal, teaming up with Emanuel Rego, with whom he won the world title in October 2003. The same pairing  went on to win the bronze medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he teamed with Pedro Cunha, but they lost in the quarter finals.

Ricardo Santos (beach volleyball) Achievements

Medal Records:

Olympic Games

  • Gold medal – 2004 Summer OlympicsBeach
  • Silver medal – 2000 Summer OlympicsBeach
  • Bronze medal – 2008 Summer OlympicsBeach

World Championships

  • Gold medal – 2003 Beach Volleyball World ChampionshipsBeach
  • Silver medal – 2001 Beach Volleyball World ChampionshipsBeach
  • Silver medal – 2011 Beach Volleyball World ChampionshipsBeach
  • Silver medal – 2013 Beach Volleyball World ChampionshipsBeach

Pan American Games

  • Gold medal – 2007 Pan American GamesBeach

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