Brenda Castillo was best libero and best digger in London


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, August 13, 2012 – Dominican Brenda Castillo finished as the best libero and best digger of Olympic Games women’s volleyball tournament won by Brazil for a second consecutive edition.


Castillo averaged 6.10 digs by set with 122 and 20 faults in 167 attempts and ranked as the top libero with an average of 9.80. She was followed by USA’s Nicole Davis who was second with 8.30.


American Destinee Hooker, who was the second best scorer with 161 points, claimed the honors as the best spiker with an effectiveness of 37.93 per cent. Her countrywoman Foluke Akinradewo was second among the blockers with 0.93 by set, just behind the 0.94 average of Brazil’s Fabiana Claudino.


In the men’s tournament, USA’s Donald Suxho was the second best setter with an average of 10.14 while teammate Russell Holmes was second among the best blockers with 0.81 by set.