Miguel Ángel Falasca

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Falasca in November 2014

Miguel Ángel Falasca Fernández (29 April 1973 – 22 June 2019) was a Spanish volleyball player and head coach. He was born in Mendoza, Argentina and moved to Spain as a teenager.

Falasca played for the Spain national team between 1993 and 2009. He played at club level for many teams, including Las Palmas, Pòrtol, Skra Bełchatów and Ural Ufa. He represented Spain at the 2000 Summer Olympics[1] and won the European Volleyball Championship in 2007. He also was a three-time medallist of the European Volleyball League (gold in 2007, silver in 2009, bronze in 2005).

After retiring from playing, Falasca coached Skra Bełchatów, the Czech Republic national volleyball team, Gi Group Monza and Saugella Monza.

Falasca, while coach of Italian team Saugella Monza, died of a heart attack on 22 June 2019. He was 46.[2]

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  1. "Miguel Ángel Falasca". Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 22 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Fallece el ex internacional español de voleibol, Miguel Ángel Falasca, tras un paro cardiaco a los 46 años de edad" (in Spanish). Cuatro. 22 June 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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