Triza Atuka

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Triza Atuka
Personal information
NationalityFlag of Kenya.svg  Kenya
Born (1992-04-14) 14 April 1992 (age 29)
Kakamega, Kenya
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Spike298 cm (117 in)
Block293 cm (115 in)
Volleyball information
PositionMiddle blocker
Current club Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya Pipeline
Number8
Career
YearsTeams
2011–2012
2013–present
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya Commercial Bank
Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya Pipeline
National team
2014-present Flag of Kenya.svg Kenya

Triza Atuka (born 14 April 1992) is a Kenyan female volleyball player. She is part of the Kenya women's national volleyball team. [1] At club level she plays for the Kenya Pipeline Company team. [2] In 2016, the Kenya Volleyball Federation awarded her their female Most Valuable Player award. [2]

In 2017 she was captain of the Pipeline team in Cairo as they contested the Women’s Africa Club Volleyball Championship. [3]

When Kenya's team for the postponed 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo was announced in 2021 Atuka together with other experienced players Violet Makuto and Elizabeth Wanyama were not in the dozen players chosen to travel to Japan. [4]

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References

  1. "2015 Women's African Nations Championship - Kenya names a strong squad for Cup of Nations". CAVB. 13 June 2015. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  2. 1 2 Kwalimwa, David (2016-11-28). "Kenya: Triza Atuka, Jirus Bett Scoop MVP Awards". The Nation (Nairobi). Retrieved 2018-03-02.
  3. MUSUNGU, NAHASHON. "Kenya Pipeline volleyball team kept waiting at Cairo airport by hosts". Nairobi News. Retrieved 14 July 2021.
  4. "Kenyan volleyball team keen to make up for lost time at Olympics - Xinhua | English.news.cn". www.xinhuanet.com. Retrieved 2021-07-10.