|Name Andrea Sartoretti|
|Born June 19, 1971 (age 44) (1971-06-19) Perugia, Italy|
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Andrea Sartoretti (born June 19, 1971) is an Italian former volleyball player.
Born at Perugia, Sartoretti debuted in the Italian Serie in 1991, winning the Award as best Under 23 player. A 1.94 cm athlete, he usually played opposite hitter. Sartoretti was known for his powerful serve, which gained him the nickname of Sartorace.
He won one Italian Serie A1 national title in 1997, with Pallavolo Modena. Sartoretti also won three CEV Champions Leagues and two European Supercups in his stay at Messaggero Ravenna (1991-1996).
He earned his first cap for Italy national team in 1993. He won four World Leagues (two times declared MVP), two European (2001 and 2003) and a World (1998) titles. He has won two silver medals and a bronze medal in three Olympic Games between 1996 and 2004.
Sartoretti ended his playing career in 2009. He is currently part GM of Modena Volley.