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04
Sep

Rosir Calderon once again will play for Volero Zurich

After good season in Japan, one of the best Cuban players ever - Rosir Calderon Diaz, returns to Volero Zurich to help, with her experience, to this very young team.

Last season Rosir played for the Japanese club Ageo Medics, and after finishing the season she moved to France, to RC Cannes. The daughter of the famous Cuban national team coach Felipe Calderon, was a member of Russian teams Dinamo Yantar and Dinamo Krasnodar, and Turkish giants Galatasaray and Eczacibasi.

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In the year 2014, the 32-year-old Calderon, who also holds the Russian passport, was approved by the World Federation (FIVB) to change her sport nationality from Cuba to Russia.

Individual awards:
2005 FIVB World Grand Prix "Best Spiker"
2005-06 Russian League "Best Scorer"
2006 World Championship "Best Spiker"
2007 Montreux Volley Masters "Best Spiker"
2008 Summer Olympics "Best Spiker"
2012-13 CEV Champions League "Best Spiker"

Club:
2011-12 Turkish Cup - Runner-up, with Galatasaray Daikin
2011-12 CEV Cup - Runner-up, with Galatasaray Daikin
2012 Turkish Volleyball Super Cup - Runner-Up, with Galatasaray Daikin
2012-13 Turkish Cup - Bronze Medal with Galatasaray Daikin
2013-14 Russian Cup - Bronze Medal with Dinamo Krasnodar
2014-15 Russian Cup - Champion, with Dinamo Krasnodar
2014–15 CEV Cup - Champion, with Dinamo Krasnodar
2015 FIVB Club World Championship - Runner-up, with Dinamo Krasnodar

"Rosir is a world-class player and I think that she will help our very young team, and will be an example for the players," said Volero President Stav Jacobi.

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