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Alexandrina Barbosa
Spanish handball player

Alexandrina Barbosa

Alexandrina Barbosa
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Intro Spanish handball player
A.K.A. Alexandrina Cabral Barbosa
Is Athlete Handball player Football player Association football player
From Spain Portugal
Field Sports
Gender female
Birth 5 May 1986, Lisbon, Portugal
Age 36 years
Star sign Taurus
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Biography

Alexandrina Cabral Barbosa (born 5 May 1986) is a Portuguese-born Spanish handballer for Nantes Handball and the Spanish national team.

Personal life

Cabral was born in Lisbon, Portugal, as ninth of 11 siblings. She took up handball in Portugal, but in April 2010 was suspended for two weeks after refusing to attend a training camp. After that she moved to Spain and received Spanish citizenship in June 2012. Whenever possible she wears number 86 during the game because it is the year of her birth.

Career

Club

Barbosa was amongst the top 10 scorers of EHF Women's Champions League in the 2005–06 season playing for CBM Astroc Sagunto, with 46 goals in the old format of the competition.

Playing for SD Itxako, she was the fifth best goal scorer of EHF Champions League in the 2010–11 season and fourth in 2011–12.

In April 2012, she signed for Romanian top club CS Oltchim Râmnicu Vâlcea.

International

In 2012, after playing for many years in Spain, she obtained Spanish citizenship and decided to represent Spain on the international level.

Achievements

  • Spanish Championship:
    • Winner: 2011, 2012
  • Spanish Cup:
    • Winner: 2012
  • Romanian Championship:
    • Silver Medalist: 2009
  • EHF Champions League:
    • Finalist: 2011
    • Semifinalist: 2006, 2013
  • Women's EHF Cup:
    • Winner: 2016
    • Semifinalist: 2009

Individual awards

  • Carpathian Trophy Most Valuable Player: 2013
  • French Championship Best Left Back: 2015, 2016
  • EHF Cup Winners' Cup Top Scorer: 2015
  • All-Star Team Best Left back of the World Championship: 2019
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 26 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.eurohandball.com/player/520306
http://handball.sportresult.com/HBEM14W/PDF/ESP-R.pdf
http://results.nbcolympics.com/athletes/athlete=cabral-alexandrina-1132026/index.html
https://web.archive.org/web/20160920031717/http://results.nbcolympics.com/athletes/athlete=cabral-alexandrina-1132026/index.html
http://www.ehfcl.com/women/2010-11/scorers
http://www.ehfcl.com/women/2011-12/scorers
https://web.archive.org/web/20120504202452/http://www.handball-planet.com/2012/04/alexandrina-barbosa-joins-oltchim-valcea/
http://www.handball-planet.com/2012/04/alexandrina-barbosa-joins-oltchim-valcea/
https://web.archive.org/web/20121106105607/http://www.rfebm.net/noticias.asp?id=5362
http://rfebm.net/noticias.asp?id=5362
http://www.digisport.ro/Sport/HANDBAL/Barbosa+cea+mai+buna+jucatoare+de+la+Trofeul+Carpati
https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ca/alexandrina-cabral-1.html
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