| Elena Keldibekova|
289 cm (114 in)
Kazakhstan - Peru
| Lima, Peru|
72 kg (159 lb)
| Patadita (Little kick, Kicker)|
June 23, 1974 (age 41)
Almaty, Kazakhstan, USSR (1974-06-23)
Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament
Leyla Chihuan, Natalia Malaga, Milagros Moy, Rosa Garcia, Yekaterina Gamova
Elena Keldibekova Wikipedia
Elena Keldibekova (born June 23, 1974 in Almaty, Kazakhstan, USSR) is a Peruvian volleyball player who plays as setter for the Peruvian national team.
Born in Kazakhstan, she moved to Peru when she was 19 years old. She married the Peruvian former volleyball player Johnny Westreicher. With Westreicher, Keldibekovava had a son name named Jan.
Keldibekova arrived to Peru and played the 1996/97 season with Regatas Lima. She was selected to play with the Peruvian National Team in the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Her team finished winless in tied 11th place.
In 2009, she claimed the Peruvian League Championship with her club Regatas Lima, after defeating Latino Amisa.
Elena became famous because of her saving kick during the qualification tournament to the 2010 World Championship, when she saved a ball during the semifinals against Argentina.
Elena won the Best Setter award and the silver medal in the 2010 Pan-American Cup. Later she won the silver medal, as well the Best Server and Best Setter awards at the 2010 Final Four Cup, held in Peru.
Playing with her national team in Montreux, Switzerland at the 2011 Montreux Volley Masters, she won the Best Setter award, even when her team ended up in 7th place.
At the 2011 Pan-American Cup, Elena was awarded with the Best Setter award, also finishing 8th with her national team
Due to Patricia Soto, captain of Peru's national team, injuries before the 2011 World Grand Prix and the first round of the 2011 South American Championship, Elena was the captain of the team for both tournaments. She played for the Italian team Time Volley Matera in 2012.
Elena signed with her former Peruvian club Regatas Lima to play the 2012-13 and 13-14 seasons.
Elena became the assistant coach of Regatas Lima' men's volleyball team that finished third at the 2013 season. Regatas Lima (1996–2004)
TV Fischbek Hamburg (2004–2006)
Regatas Lima (2006–2010)
Lokomotiv Baku (2010–2011)
Time Volley Matera (2012)
Regatas Lima (2012-2013)
2010 Pan-American Cup "Best Setter"
2010 Final Four Cup "Best Server"
2010 Final Four Cup "Best Setter"
2011 Montreux Volley Masters "Best Setter"
2011 Pan-American Cup "Best Setter"
2011 South American Championship "Best Setter"
2012 Pan-American Cup "Best Setter"
2005 Bolivarian Games - Gold Medal
2009 South American Championship - Bronze Medal
2010 Women's Pan-American Volleyball Cup - Silver Medal
2010 Final Four Women's Cup - Silver Medal
2011 South American Championship - Bronze Medal
2008-09 Peruvian League - Champion, with Regatas Lima
2010-11 GM Capital Challenge Cup - Runner-up, with Lokomotiv Baku