Nurya de Almeida Silva

Brazilian paralympic sitting volleyball player

Nurya de Almeida Silva (born 26 April 1991) is a Brazilian Paralympic sitting volleyball player. She is part of the Brazil women's national sitting volleyball team.[1]

Nurya de Almeida Silva
Born25 April 1988 Edit this on Wikidata (age 31)
OccupationVolleyball player Edit this on Wikidata

She won the bronze medal, Brazil's first in the sport, at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, after defeating the Ukrainian women's national sitting volleyball team by 3 sets to 0,[2] and the silver medal at the 2019 Parapan American Games.[3]

She plays for VBC Galina Schaan.[4]


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  2. "Nurya de Almeida Silva - Sitting Volleyball | Paralympic Athlete Profile". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  3. "IPC Historical Results Archive". Retrieved 2020-06-12.
  4. "Nuria Lopes da Silva : Players". Archived from the original on 2016-02-25. Retrieved 2020-06-12.