Fabiana Diniz

Fabiana Diniz (2013 )

As of December 28, 2013

Fabiana Diniz Carvalho Carneiro (born 13 May 1981 in Guaratinguetá ) is a Brazilian handball player who belonged to the squad of the Brazilian national team.


In the club

Fabiana Diniz, who goes by the nickname Dara, the handball games began in her hometown. After the district player last 2003 ran aground in Brazil for Maua / São Gonçalo, she moved at the end of the Portuguese club Gil Eanes. Later she joined the Spanish club Cleba León. 2008 Diniz was committed by ORSAN Elda Prestigio, to compensate for the disposal of Begoña Fernández. With ORSAN Elda Prestigio she participated in the EHF Champions League.

Fabiana Diniz moved in 2009 to league rivals CB Mar Alicante and later joined Bera Bera on. With both clubs took part in the EHF Cup. In summer 2012, Dara signed a contract with the Austrian club Hypo Niederösterreich Austria. With Hypo she won in the 2012/13 season both the Austrian Championship as well as the ÖHB Cup. In the EHF Champions League 2012/13 Hypo Niederösterreich Austria was eliminated in the first round, but qualified for the competition of the European Cup Winners' Cup. Here Hypo reached the finals and won the final match against French club Paris Issy hand.

In the National Team

Fabiana Diniz was initially on the Brazilian junior national team and was subsequently included in the squad of the national team. With the Brazilian selection, she participated in the 14th Pan American Games in Santo Domingo, at the 15th Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro and at the 16th Pan American Games in Guadalajara, where they each won the gold medal. Furthermore, the Brazilian took part in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Fabiana Diniz belonged to several times the Brazilian World Cup squad. At the 2013 World Championships in Serbia Dara celebrates winning the World Cup title. In the Pan-American Championships she recorded four tournament victories - most recently in 2013.