Walewska Oliveira Wiki – Walewska Oliveira Biography
Olympic gold medalist Walewska Oliveira died suddenly at the age of 43. Oliveira played volleyball for Brazil and won gold at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He also represented his country in Sydney in 2000, where he won bronze, before also competing in Athens in 2004. During his decorated career, Oliveira, who made his debut for Brazil in 1998, helped his country to a silver medal in the World Championship, while they also reached two World Cup finals with her on the team. She died in Sao Paulo and the cause of her death has not yet been confirmed to the public. Following the tragic news, the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV) stated: ‘With sadness and immense regret, the CBV received the news of the death of Olympic champion Walewska on Thursday night. “In this difficult time, the CBV stands in solidarity with the family and friends of this great player.” CBV president Radames Lattari added: “Walewska was a special player, her career in this sport will be remembered and revered forever.
Walewska Oliveira was 43 years old.
In this difficult time, the CBV stands in solidarity with the family and friends of this great player.” Oliveira retired from the sport in 2022 and when announcing her decision she said: ‘My career was beautiful. I have a lot to thank everyone, Praia Clube for finishing my career here, for participating in this group. “I will cherish this moment for the rest of my life.” Oliveira represented 11 clubs throughout her career, which included stints in Italy, Spain and Russia, in addition to her homeland. Meanwhile, his last team, Praia Clube, a club he was with twice, said: “Brazilian volleyball and the sports community have lost a true legend, and our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.” ‘May his memory and legacy continue to shine as a source of inspiration for future generations. “The number 1 jersey, worn by Wal, was immortalized on our team in 2022 and will be remembered forever.” Former Brazil teammate Sheilla Castro added: ‘Walzinha, you have always been an example for me on and off the pitch. ‘The pain is too great. Mourning is different now because of your early departure.’