|Full name Emanuele Birarelli|
Position Middle blocker
Height 2.01 m
Weight 95 kg
|Spike 332 cm (131 in)|
Name Emanuele Birarelli
Current team Volley Perugia
Block 316 cm (124 in)
Role Volleyball player
|Born February 8, 1981 (age 34)
Senigallia, Italy (1981-02-08) |
Olympic medals Volleyball at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament
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Emanuele Birarelli (born 8 February 1981) is an Italian volleyball player, a member of Italy men's national volleyball team and Italian club Sir Safety Perugia, silver medalist of 2016 Olympic Games, bronze medalist of 2012 Olympic Games and participant of the Olympic Games 2008 Olympic Games, World League (2013, 2014) and silver medalist of European Championship (2011, 2013).
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- CEV Champions League
- FIVB Club World Championship
- National championship
- National team
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Birarelli was born at Senigallia. He debuted in the Italian top championship in 1998 for Pallavolo Falconara. He remained there until 2003, when he was diagnosed an arm ischemia which forced him away from the field for two years.
He returned to play volleyball in 2005, first at Pineto, then for Verona and, from 2007, for Trentino Volley, with which he won an Italian national title in 2008. In the same year he debuted for Italy's national team. In 2009, he won the CEV Champions League with Trentino Volley, a feat he repeated the following year. He achieved bronze medal at 2012 Olympics. In 2015, he left Trentino Volley after eight seasons and went to another Italian club Sir Safety Perugia. He was a member of the Italy at the 2016 Olympics and won silver medal after lost finale against Brazil. Birarelli received individual award for the Best Middle Blocker.