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RIO 2016 W: Young female players that will play at Rio Olympics!

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These volleyball players will gain experience as the upcoming Rio Olympic Games is going to be their first!



After male’s young stars, we are presenting the young female stars that will play at Rio Olympics!

It is interesting that Italy have four players on this list. The youngest rising star is Paola Egonu, who is 18-year old.

The list:

Paola Egonu, receiver (1998 – 18), Italy

Alessia Orro, setter (1998 – 19), Italy

Tijana Boskovic, opposite (1997 – 20), Serbia

Xinyue Yuan, middle blocker (1996 – 20), China

Xiangyu Gong, opposite (1997 – 20), China

Anna Danesi, middle blocker (1996 – 20), Italy

Celeste Plak, receiver (1995 – 20), Netherlands

Irina Voronkova, receiver (1995 – 21), Russia

Changning Zhang, receiver (1995 – 21), China

Miriam Sylla, receiver (1995 – 21), Italy

Daly Santana, receiver (1995 – 21), Puerto Rico 


These are the oldest male volleyball players that will compete at the Rio Olympics and the most experienced female players as well.

Do you know who will be the most dangerous male server or female server? Check out the players that will be playing as captains at the Olympic Games. Also, see the list of male and female volleyball stars that will miss the Olympic Games.


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Leiga August 2, 2016 - 10:03 pm

Where is Gabi from Brazil? I guess she has 21 years.

Anon August 3, 2016 - 2:42 am

you forgot miyashita from japan. she is just 21 years old.

Kk15 August 5, 2016 - 9:14 am

It is correct that Orro and Egonu are born in 1998, but that’s mean Orro is 18 and Egonu 17 😉

Exactly August 5, 2016 - 3:37 pm

Orro turned 18 on July 18 while Egonu will do on December


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