Yekaterina Aleksandrovna Gamova (RussianЕкатерина Александровна Гамова) (born October 17, 1980) is a Russian volleyball player. She was a member of the national team that won the gold medals at the 2006 and 2010 FIVB Women's World Championships, and the silver medal in both the Athens 2004 and Sydney 2000 Olympic Games. She is 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) tall with EU size 49 feet, making her one of the tallest female athletes in the world. Her role is outside hitter/opposite.

Career [edit]Edit

Playing with Dynamo Moscow she won the silver medal at the 2008–09 CEV Indesit Champions League, and she was awarded "Best Scorer".

For the 2009/2010 season, she joined the Turkish team Fenerbahçe Acıbadem. With this team she won the Turkish League Championship and went to the 2010 CEV Indesit Champions League Final Four. Her team finished in the second place after being defeated by Volley Bergamo and she was awarded "Best Scorer".

She was a member of the Russia national team that won the 2010 World Championship and was named the Most Valuable Player of the event.

After the defeat in the quarterfinals by Brazil in the 2012 Olympics she is considering quitting playing with the national team but still continuing playing at club level. “I will take a break with the national team. I don’t know if it will be a permanent leave, or if I will resume after a long pause."

Family [edit]Edit

After the Olympics in London on August 17, 2012, she married the Russian cinematographer and producer Michael Mukasey.

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National team [edit]Edit

Junior [edit]Edit

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Clubs [edit]Edit

  • 2010–2011 Russian Cup – Champion, with Dinamo Kazan
  • 2009–2010 Turkish League Championship – Champion, with Fenerbahçe Acıbadem
  • 2009–2010 Turkish Cup Championship – Champion, with Fenerbahçe Acıbadem
  • 2009–2010 Turkish Super Cup Championship – Champion, with Fenerbahçe Acıbadem
  • 2005, 2007, 2009 Russian Championship – Champion, with Dynamo Moscow
  • 2000, 2001, 2002, Russian League Championship – Champion, with Uralochka-NTMK
  • 1998, 1999, Russian League Championship – Champion, with Uralochka-NTMK 2
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