Olympic FIVB Heroes – Larissa França & Juliana Felisberta da Silva

Reigning World Champions Juliana Silva and Larissa França have been partners for over 8 years. They are currently one of the most successful teams in the world having won the SWATCH World Tour an amazing six times (2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011). In 2008, they qualified for their first Olympic Games, in Beijing, but just weeks before the start Juliana injured her knee and was unable to take part. Larissa had to find a new partner and ended up finishing in fifth place. Having already won two gold medals this year in Beijing and Berlin, they will be aiming to add an Olympic gold to their trophy cabinet.

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