Pedro Solberg

Pedro Salgado Collett Solberg (born 27 March 1986) is a Brazilian male beach volleyball player.

Brazilian volleyball player
Pedro Salgado Solberg

Solberg at the FIVB World Tour in Prague, 2011
Personal information
Full name Pedro Salgado Collett Solberg
Nationality  Brazil
Born (1986-03-27) 27 March 1986 (age 35)
Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Beach volleyball information
Current teammate
Evandro Gonçalves
Previous teammates
Years Teammate
Roberto Lopes
Harley Marques
several partners
Harley Marques
Pedro Cunha
Rhooney Ferramenta

Solberg’s mother, Isabel Salgado, herself was a successful beach volleyball player and won in 1994 a FIVB World Tour event in Miami.[1] His sisters Maria Clara Salgado and Carolina Solberg Salgado are also beach volleyball players and they play since 2005.[2][3]

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Solberg won with three different partners the U18 World Championship in 2002[4] and U21 in 2003 and 2006 in beach volleyball.[5][6] In 2006 he started with Roberto Lopes at several FIVB World Tour tournaments with a fourth place as best result.[7] In the following two years Pedro Solberg arrived with his new partner Harley Marques nine tournament victories, which were won the 2008 FIVB World Tour and voted “Team of the Year”.

In 2009 season Solberg played with different partners. He started with his first partner in an FIVB World Tour tournament Pedro Cunha where he won two silver medals and with Benjamin Insfran won the Polish Open in Stare Jabłonki. Two fourth places with Ricardo Santos marked the end of the year.[7]

After a fifth place with Santos in the Brasília Open, he decided to have another collaboration with Marques, his partner in the successful 2007 and 2008 years. They won the next tournament in the Shanghai, however, demonstrated in the following events, the only other place in front of the field, a fifth place at the Grand Slam in Moscow.[7] After two ninth places in Stavanger and Gstaad, a seventeenth place in Klagenfurt and another fifth place in Stare Jablonki, Solberg/Marques won the silver medal in Kristiansand. They defeated their compatriots including Insfran/Bruno Oscar Schmidt and Emanuel Rego/Alison Cerutti and lost the final against the Americans Todd Rogers/Phil Dalhausser.[8] At the end of the season reached Solberg/Marques still ninth place in Åland and The Hague.[7]

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