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PAOLO NICOLAI Beach Volley

Date of birth: 06/08/1988

Place of Birth: Ortona

m. 2,04

kg. 96

Speciality 24-pairs Tournament

Biography

In 2011 he began a fruitful collaboration with Daniele Lupo, a gift that has kept giving and continues to give to both of them a lot of satisfaction, including two appearances at the Olympic Games. Coming from the world of volleyball, which he left early so that he didn’t live away from home, after numerous world and continental successes at youth level, he rewrote historical pages of Italian beach volleyball together with his current partner, winning the Fuzhou Open, the stage of the Shanghai World Tour and European titles in 2014 and 2016, goals never before achieved by Italian athletes. After the operation to his meniscus last year, he is quickly back on the sand, dramatically exceeding the injury through victories.

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Palmares

Records and medals in international, national and youth competitions

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 30/05/2016
First Club: Impavida Ortona
Club: Aeronautica
First Coach: Dionisio Lequaglie
Coach: Matteo Varnier
Position: Player 1
Teammate: DANIELE LUPO
Other sports: Volleyball
Hobby: Music,cinema, reading
Relationship Status: Single

Palmares

Olympic Games

5° Londra 2012

World Championship

9° Roma 2011

9° Stare Jablonki 2013

17° Olanda 2015

European Championship

1° Quartu Sant'Elena 2014

9° Klagenfurt 2015

1° Bienne 2016

Other results

14° Ranking 2015

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