Guilherme Marques

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Guilherme Marques Volleyball (beach)
birthday June 26, 1969
partner 1989–1992 Andrè Lima
1994–2000 Rogério Ferreira
1992 - Olympic Games 3rd place Beach volleyball demonstration competition 1997 - World Champion 1998 - FIVB Tour Champion 1998 - Gold Medal Goodwill Games 1999 - 3rd World Championship

(As of June 22, 2010)

Guilherme Luiz Marques (born June 26, 1969 in Brazil ) is a Brazilian beach volleyball player and world champion .


With Andrè Lima, Guilherme played his first FIVB tournament in 1989 . In 1990 the two achieved their only victory at the French Open in Sete . In the two following years, the Brazilians achieved a medal rank seven times on the FIVB Tour. They also achieved third place in the demonstration competition at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona .

After a single tournament in 1993 with Marlos Cogo, Marques started in 1994 with his new partner Rogério "Pará" Ferreira . In 1996 they won their first tournament, and in 1997 they won the first official beach volleyball world championship in Los Angeles . In 1998 Guilherme / Para became FIVB Tour Champion after four wins, a second and two third places, in the same year the two South Americans won the gold medal at the Goodwill Games in New York's Central Park , after which they defeated Karch Kiraly and Adam Johnson in the final had. In 1999, Marques and Ferreira finished third in the beach volleyball world championship, and they were unable to win a victory on the FIVB Tour that year, although they made it to the finals five times. In July 2000, Guilherme ended his international career.

Individual evidence

  2. ^ "Beach Volleyball Database" on ( Memento from April 2, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
  3. Profile in the Beach Volleyball Database (English)