Thiago Soares Alves Brazil

Key Facts


Competed in

Date of birth

26 Jul 1986




London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
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Thiago Soares Alves competed in VOLLEYBALL

Did you know?

  • There are six players in a volleyball team, and the net is 2.43m high for men and 2.24m high for women.
  • They are allowed a maximum of three touches of the ball between them before it must cross the net.
  • Crucial is the set and spike, in which a player feeds the ball (the set) for a team-mate to smash it into the opposition's side of the court (the spike).
  • The London 2012 men’s and women’s events feature 12 teams, divided into two pools of six. The best eight progress to the knock-out phase.
  • Volleyball made its Olympic debut at the 1964 Games in Tokyo, with Japan winning the women’s tournament in front of a jubilant home crowd.

Appearances for Thiago Soares Alves

Date Event Won
12 Aug Men's Volleyball Gold Medal Match silver
10 Aug Men's Volleyball Semi-final 2 Won
8 Aug Men's Volleyball Quarter-final 3 Won
6 Aug Men's Volleyball Pool B Match 30 Won
4 Aug Men's Volleyball Pool B Match 24 Won
2 Aug Men's Volleyball Pool B Match 17
31 Jul Men's Volleyball Pool B Match 12 Won
29 Jul Men's Volleyball Pool B Match 6 Won