Larissa Franca Brazil

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

14 Apr 1982

Height

1.74m

Weight

70kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1
All-time
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Larissa Franca competed in BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Did you know?

  • At London 2012, beach volleyball is being staged at Horse Guards Parade, normally reserved for the Queen's birthday celebrations.
  • Unlike volleyball, beach volleyball is played by teams of two players as opposed to teams of six.
  • A total of 24 teams compete in both the men's and women's preliminary phase. Sixteen teams will progress to the knockout stages.
  • Matches are the best of three sets, with 21 points required to win a set, and 15 in a potential third and deciding set.
  • Although only on the Olympic schedule since 1996, beach volleyball began in Santa Monica, California, in the 1920s.

Head to Head

Larissa Franca vs Shauna Mullin

Larissa Franca

Larissa Franca Brazil flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

7

Height

1.74m (5'9")

Weight

70kg

Age

33

Shauna Mullin

Shauna Mullin Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.78m (5'10")

Weight

74kg

Age

30

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