about the famous female volleyball players. Introducing a couple of
the world's top women's volleyball team of Cuba.
Yumilka Ruiz is one of the most
impressive figures on the volleyball courts. If anybody ever has any
women’s jumping ability, they should see this woman play. For sure she
jumps much more than most men; Ruiz can fly!
Ruiz is considered one of the best players in the
world; not only because of her jumping ability, but she is also a very
skilled player and guaranteed to be on the best scorers or best spikers
list during the tournaments.
Captain of the Cuban
women’s volleyball team, Yumilka Ruiz has been our long-time
favorite player and would be our bias pick for the best player
the world award.
Quick Facts - Yumilka Ruiz:
Yumilka Ruiz Luaces
8, 1979 in Cuba
Grand Prix - silver
Championship - gold
Grand Prix - bronze
Cup - gold
Olympic Games - gold
Prix - gold
Olympic Games - bronze
Scorer 2002 World Championships
2004 World Grand Prix
2004 World Grand Prix
2005 World Grand Prix (Preliminary round)
Ekaterinburg (Russia), Camaguey (Cuba),
Cuba Women’s National Team
an amazing jump serve and she is best known for causing
lots of damage to opponent’s passing with her strong serving game.
Strong offense and her
powerful blocking make
player on her middle blocker’s position.
of her young age (born Jan 11, 1986), she is already an experienced
veteran. She has been playing at the world’s top level since she turned
16. She was selected the best server in the world’s championships in
2002 when she was 16 years old!
volleyball player Nancy Carrillo is, along with the teammate Ruiz she
matches enjoyable to watch.
Facts - Nancy Carrillo:
Name: Nancy Carrillo de la Paz
Team name: Carrillo
First name: Nancy
Last name: Carrillo de la Paz
Born: January 11, 1986 in Cuba
Position: Middle Blocker
Height: 190 cm/6-2
Weight: 74 kg/163 lbs
Spike 320 cm/10-5
Block 315 cm/10-3
Uralochka Ekaterinburg, Ciudad de
la Habana (Cuba), Cuba Women’s National Team
Olympic Games 2004 - bronze
Server 2002 World’s Championships (at the age of 16!)
Best Blocker 2005 World Grand Prix
Best Server 2005 World
Grand Prix (Preliminary Round)
Best Spiker 2007 Women's World Cup