Talita made her debut on the FIVB World Tour in 2005, and was immediately elected rookie of the year. She qualified for the 2008 Olympics in 2008, and just missed out on the medals coming fourth. Maria Elisa’s clinched her first World Tour gold medal in 2008, in Norway, with her former partner Val. The following year Talita and Maria Elisa teamed up, and success soon followed with bronze at the 2009 World Championships and a second place in The FIVB World Tour in 2009 and 2010. With a number 3 position in the World Tour ranking, Talita and Maria Elisa are definite medal contenders.
FIVB Hero Chen Xue claims the gold in Phuket! FIVB Heroes dominate the podium in Xiamen! Golden start for FIVB Heroes Kerri Walsh-Jennings and April Ross FIVB Heroes Start New Season at the Brazilian Beach Volleyball Tour! THE MOSCOW GRAND SLAM IS ABOUT TO KICK OFF! And the Gold Goes to Talita! FIVB Heroes in Berlin for another FIVB Grand Slam! Long Beach Grand Slam: FIVB Hero Talita Antunes strikes another gold FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: It’s time for the Long Beach Grand Slam! Two in a row: Xue and Zhang Xi claim the gold at the Gstaad Grand Slam! FIVB Beach Volleyball Heroes are back in action at the Gstaad Grand Slam! World Championship: FIVB Heroes tough battle to reach Round of 16 World Championship: FIVB Heroes to meet in Elimination Round! World Championship: FIVB Heroes get early qualification World Championships: FIVB Heroes make their debut at the women’s competition! FIVB Heroes heading to Poland for the 2013 World Championships! FIVB Heroes take gold and silver medals in Rome FIVB Heroes advance in Rome Grand Slam FIVB Hero Talita strikes gold again! FIVB Heroes in The Netherlands for the third Grand Slam of the year Brazilian Heroes on ‘Top of the World’ Cup Final Good start for FIVB Heroes in World Cup Final Brazilian FIVB Heroes once again on the podium Corrientes ready to receive the FIVB Heroes Gold and Bronze for the Brazilian Heroes in Shanghai FIVB Heroes meet for the first Grand Slam of the year Chinese Heroes take gold! 4 FIVB HEROES COUPLES ON TOP OF THE POOLS IN FUZHOU OPEN! Eyes on Rio 2016, FIVB Beach Heroes Debut New Partnerships FIVB Heroes Juliana & Maria Elisa start new partnership with a victory! Brazilian Beach Volleyball FIVB Heroes together in Copacana FIVB Heroes Feature – Talita da Rocha Antunes Beach Volleyball World Tour Recap: A year to remember FIVB Heroes Feature – Maria Antonelli Juliana and Larissa win Their Third Title of the Season in Poland FIVB Heroines reached the quarterfinals! Olympic FIVB Heroines in last 16 in beach volleyball! Olympic FIVB Heroes Photo Blog – Maria & Talita in London Olympic FIVB Heroines advance ahead of schedule London 2012, First Weekend Recap: A Real Olympic Party for Beach Volleyball Fans Olympic FIVB Heroines Ready to rock London 2012 No Luck for the FIVB Heroes in Klagenfurt!
The Grand Slam in Klagenfurt was the last stop before the Olympics and four of our FIVB Heroes decided to participate as a last-minute self-assessment a week before London. Unfortunately a podium position eluded all four of them!FIVB Beach Heroines gear up for the Berlin Grand Slam Beach Heroines Kick off Rome Grand Slam Plenty of FIVB Heroes at the Moscow Grand Slam 2012 Chen Xue and Zhang Xi Delight Their Fans in Shanghai by Winning Gold! From China to… China (again) for our Beach Girls Talita and Maria Elisa dominate in Sanya Sanya is this week’s battleground for the women The FIVB Heroes take the podium! Chen Xue and Zhang Xi take the gold in Brasilia Open Brasilia Open: a decisive moment for the girls, showtime for the boys! The SWATCH World Tour 2012 starts in Brasilia The new beach volleyball season is just around the corner! Beach volleyball season review – Brazilian FIVB Heroes Mazury Orlen Grand Slam Stare Jablonki (Women) FIVB Heroes Question Time – Talita & Maria Québec Open Jeep 2011 (Women) Rome World Championships (Women) Talita’s Photo Collection Maria’s Photo Collection FIVB Heroes in Super Slow Motion — Talita da Rocha Antunes FIVB Heroes in Super Slow Motion — Maria Antonelli Interview with Maria Antonelli at the Myslowice Open 2011