Mariafe Artacho-Del Solar

Born in Lima (Peru), Mariafe’s first touch of a volleyball was when she was three years old. At the age of eight, Mariafe started playing volleyball for the Sporting Cristal Club as well as for her school. After moving to Australia in 2005, she got involved with volleyball straight away and soon after, was chosen to play for New South Wales in the Under 15s team. Mariafe began her beach volleyball career at Manly beach and since then she has not looked back. She represents both New South Wales and Australia at an elite level.

‘I love taking my Bounce balls everywhere I go! They’re great at any time between games, post games or even just as a snack.‘ – Mariafe Artacho-Del Solar

Career Highlights:
– 2013 Asian U21 Junior Beach Volleyball Championships: gold
– 2013 Asian U21 Beach Volleyball Championships: gold
– 2014 China Exhibition World Cup: gold
– 2014 U23 Beach Volleyball World Championships: gold
– 2015 Australian Championships: gold
– 2015 Continental Cup: gold
– 2016 Australian Championships: gold
– 2016 AVC Continental Cup: gold
– 2016 Asian Beach Volleyball Championships: silver
– 2016 Rio Olympics