Road to Rio

Sheilla Castro
Voleibol Brazil

Sheilla Castro

Two-time Olympic champion Five-time Volleyball Grand Prix champion (2013, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2005)
Full name: Sheilla Tavares de Castro Date and location of birth: 1 July 1983 – Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil
Height: 1.85m Weight: 67kg

Trivia

Started playing volleyball at school And never stopped Secondary school - completed
Hobby Browsing the internet and listening to music When she is not training or competing She likes spending time with her family and husband
Best aspect of being a professional athlete Doing what she likes most: playing volleyball Worst aspect of being a professional athlete Not being present at her family’s most important moments

Pain is temporary,
but glory lasts forever

Idol

“Pain is part of the routine when it comes to high-performance sport. You forget about the pain when you are at the top of podium. The glory and the honour of representing your own country the best way you can is forever. No one can erase it.” Fofão
Sheilla Castro
I’m sure that the Brazilian national team will give its best to win at home, in front of its supporters. It will not lack dedication, enthusiasm and effort. I hope I can be in shape and playing well enough to be part of the team that will fight to become unprecedented three-time Olympic champions.
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