In 2008, Juliana missed out on the Beijng Olympics due to tearing her ACL in her knee. Despite this, Juliana has hit Beijing with a storm in 2012 winning gold on the Volleyball World Tour.
In previous years Juliana was awarded most outstanding player in three consecutive years, 2009,2010 and 2011. Herself and Larissa Franca have consistently performed for years, being awarded ‘team of the year’ in 2005, ’06, ’07, ’09, ’10 and 2011. In the same years they have also been tour champions.
Juliana and Larissa are currently ranked 1st in the world and they are determined to win gold at the London Olympics.