Ary Graça

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Ary S. Graça F°
President of FIVB
Assumed office
21 September 2012
Personal details
Born (1943-04-23) 23 April 1943 (age 77)

Ary S. Graça F° is a Brazilian[1] former volleyball player and the current president of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).[2]

He was a member of Brazil’s national team from 1963 to 1968. Before presidency of FIVB, Graça was President of the Confederación Sudamericana de Voleibol (CSV) from 2003 to 2012 and Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV) from 1997 to 2012. During the 33rd FIVB world congress at Anaheim, USA on September 21, 2012, Graça elected as the fourth FIVB president.[3] He is currently a member of the IOC Marketing Commission.[4]

Graça holds a Bachelor's degree in Law, and speaks Portuguese natively, as well as English, French, Spanish and Italian.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "FIVB President". 8 January 2019. Archived from the original on 31 March 2019. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  2. ^ "VNL2018 - News detail - FIVB President Ary Graça launches Men's VNL Finals in style - FIVB Volleyball Nations League 2018". Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  3. ^ "FIVB 33rd World Congress". 10 Aug 2017. Archived from the original on 10 Aug 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2019.
  4. ^ "FIVBPresidentGraca_CV_English" (PDF). 10 Aug 2017. Archived (PDF) from the original on 10 August 2017. Retrieved 30 June 2019.