Ana Paula Henkel

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Birthday
13, 1972
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
13, 1972 (age 47)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Brazilian professional volleyball player who is best known for her work in beach volleyball. She is recognized for having represented Brazil at four Olympic Games including in 1992, 1996, 2004, and in 2008. 

Before Fame

She first started her career as a volleyball player and gained attention in 1992 when she made her first Olympic debut for the Brazilian national team. She later started her career in beach volleyball in 1998 when she was a part of the Brazilian women's national volleyball team who competed at the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan. 

Trivia

She is known for having won the Bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic Games held in Atlanta. 

Family Life

She was born and raised in Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil but later settled in Los Angeles, California. 

Associated With

Other Brazilian professional volleyball players who are also known for having represented the country on their national team include Thaisa Menezes and Adenízia Ferreira