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MIRIAM FATIME SYLLA Volleyball

Date of birth: 08/01/1995

Place of Birth: Palermo

m. 184

kg. 80

Speciality 12-team Tournament

Biography

She also has roots in Africa, as she was born in Palermo to Ivorian parents. A difficult past, marked by economic hardship but also by great acts of generosity from the part of those who Miriam, now, likes to consider part of her own family. Even starting volleyball was not easy, but her tenacity combined with the intuition of her first coach drove her to keep going. She is about to experience the Olympics in an almost unexpected way, convinced, after the Grand Prix in 2015, of having to give up her place to the senior players. The coach, however, believed in her and named her in the team, so that her Olympic dream became a reality.

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 21/05/2016
First Club: Villa Cortese
Club: Foppapedretti Bergamo
First Coach: Alberto Brambillasca
Coach: Stefano Lavarini
Position: Hitter
Hobby: Music
Relationship Status: Single

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