Famous volleyball players

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Reece Gabrielle was a very famous volleyball player. Not only did she play volleyball, but her good looks led her into modeling which eventually formed into a TV personality. Karch Kiraly is another where he's won 144 times and won over $3.1million

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Karch Kiraly:

Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly born November 3, 1960 in Jackson, Michigan), is an American volleyball player who is the only person to have won Olympic gold medals in both the indoor and beach versions of the sport.

Misty Mae Treanor:

Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor (born July 30, 1977) is a retired American professional beach volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist, and as of August 2012, the most successful female beach volleyball player with 112 individual championship wins in domestic and international competition.

Kerri Walsh:

Kerri Lee Walsh Jennings (born August 15, 1978) is an American professional beach volleyball player.

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Indoor Volleyball:

Logan Tom

Tom was MVP of the NCAA Final Four in 2001.

In the Sydney 2000 Olympics, at 19, Logan Tom was the youngest player on the National Team, yet she started for the team and placed fourth.

Steve Timmons

Considered a pioneer of back row hitting, Steve Timmons combined with his outstanding front row attacking skills made him an unstoppable force.

In 1984, Steve Timmons was named MVP of the Olympics by the FIVB after leading USA to a Gold medal.

Paula Weishoff

Paula Weishoff is one of only 4 USA women's volleyball players to compete in 3 different Olympics.

Throughout her career, Paula Weishoff was a dominating blocker and server.

Paula is the only American volleyball player to have played in Olympic Games 12 years apart (silver in 84, bronze in 92)

Flo Hyman

One of the greatest and most famous volleyball players of her generation.

She was named All World and selected as the Most Valuable Player in countless international tournaments, as well as being named to numerous All-Star Teams.

In 1985 she was named one of the All-Time Great Volleyball Players.

Beach Volleyball:

Karch Kiraly

He is arguably the greatest volleyball player in history of the sport.

Karch Kiraly has the most professional career beach volleyball tournament victories (148).

Karch Kiraly is the only volleyball player to win three gold medals (1984, 1988, 1996).

Misty May Treanor

She is arguably the best all-around skilled women's beach volleyball player ever to play the sport. Misty May Treanor is the Current All-Time Wins Leader.

Misty May was voted the AVP Most Valuable Player in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Misty May is currently the winningest Female Beach Volleyball Player of all time.

Misty May holds the world record for most consecutive beach tournament victories (15).

Misty May holds the world record for consecutive match victories (90).

Misty May Treanor is one of only three players to be named a two-time AVCA National Player of the Year.

Kerri Walsh

She's currently partners with Misty May Treanor as the best women's beach volleyball team in the world and likely the two most famous volleyball players.

Kerri and Misty had an unbelievable 89 match win streak on the AVP Tour and the international circuit between 2003 and 2004.

Kerri Walsh is a two-time AVP MVP (2003, 2004).

Kerri Walsh has lead the AVP in both blocks and hitting percentage the last two AVP seasons.

Ron Von Hagen

Ron Von Hagen is considered the Babe Ruth of beach volleyball.

Ron Von Hagen established standards and set records at a time when beach volleyball was just beginning.

Ron Von Hagen played in 54 tournaments from 1966 to 1972 never finishing lower than

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The most famous player of present time is Giba.

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That is an opinion

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Misty May .

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