Croatia women's national volleyball team

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Association Croatian Volleyball Federation
Confederation CEV
Head coach Angelo Vercesi
FIVB ranking 24 (as of September 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2000)
Best result 7th (2000)
World Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 1998)
Best result 6th (1998)
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Croatia women's national volleyball team
Medal record
European Championship
Silver 1995 Netherlands Team
Silver 1997 Czech Republic Team
Silver 1999 Italy Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 1993 Languedoc-Roussillon Team
Bronze 2009 Pescara Team
Bronze 2013 Mersin Team

The Croatia women's national volleyball team represents Croatia in international women's volleyball competitions and friendly matches. The team's biggest successes came in 1995, 1997 and 1999 when Croatia won three silver medals at the European Championships.

Results[edit]

Prior to 1992 Croatia women's national volleyball team competed as a part of Yugoslavia women's national volleyball team.

Competitions Croatia women's national volleyball team has never qualified for or competed at:

Summer Olympics[edit]

World Championship[edit]

European Championship[edit]

World Cup[edit]

Year Position Pld W L SW SL SR
Japan 1995 4th 11 7 4 27 15 1.800
Japan 1999 8th 11 4 7 15 24 0.625
Japan 2003 Did not qualify
Japan 2007
Japan 2011
Japan 2015 Qualification in progress
Total Qualified: 2/5 22 11 11 42 39 1.077

World Grand Prix[edit]

European League[edit]

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Year Round Position
France 1993 Final 1
Italy 1997 Did not compete
Tunisia 2001 First Round 7th
Spain 2005 Semifinal 4th
Italy 2009 Semifinal 3
Turkey 2013 Semifinal 3
Spain 2017 TBD

Junior European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position
Hungary 1994 Preliminary Round 5th
Turkey 1996 Preliminary Round 6th
Belgium 1998 Preliminary Round 7th
Switzerland 2000 Preliminary Round 7th
Croatia 2002 Preliminary Round 11th
Slovakia 2004 Semifinal 4th
France 2006 Final 2
Italy 2008 Preliminary Round 12th
2010–2012 Did not qualify

Girls' Youth European Championship[edit]

Year Round Position
Spain 1995 Did not qualify
Slovakia 1997 Final 2
1999–2001 Did not qualify
Croatia 2003 Final 1
Estonia 2005 Semifinal 4th
2007–2013 Did not qualify

Junior World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position
1993–1999 Did not qualify
Dominican Republic 2001 Preliminary Round 5th
Thailand 2003 Did not qualify
Turkey 2005 Preliminary Round 9th
Thailand 2007 Preliminary Round 10th
2009–2013 Did not qualify

Girls Youth World Championship[edit]

Year Round Position
1993–1997 Did not qualify
Portugal 1999 Preliminary Round 8th
Croatia 2001 Preliminary Round 9th
Poland 2003 Preliminary Round 5th
Macau 2005 Preliminary Round 6th
2007–2013 Did not qualify

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Croatian roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[4]

Head coach: Brazil Angelo Vercesi

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Ušić, SennaSenna Ušić 14 May 1986 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 292 cm (115 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı Istanbul
2 Grbac, AnaAna Grbac 23 March 1988 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 288 cm (113 in) Azerbaijan Lokomotiv Baku
4 Jelić, NikolinaNikolina Jelić 9 November 1991 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 254 cm (100 in) 250 cm (98 in) Germany SC Potsdam
5 Kaleb, AntonijaAntonija Kaleb 2 April 1986 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 289 cm (114 in) Indonesia Jakarta BNI 46
7 Ćutuk, BernardaBernarda Ćutuk 22 December 1990 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 300 cm (120 in) Germany SC Potsdam
8 Jerkov, MiaMia Jerkov 5 December 1982 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in) Turkey Bursa Büyükşehir
10 Miloš, IvanaIvana Miloš 7 March 1986 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 296 cm (117 in) Italy AGIL Novara
11 Popović, SanjaSanja Popović 31 May 1984 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 291 cm (115 in) 283 cm (111 in) Russia Dinamo Moscow
13 Fabris, SamantaSamanta Fabris 8 February 1992 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 322 cm (127 in) 306 cm (120 in) Italy LJ Modena
14 Klarić, KarlaKarla Klarić 5 September 1994 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Switzerland Voléro Zürich
15 Brčić, BernardaBernarda Brčić 12 May 1991 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in) Italy Tiboni Urbino
17 Alajbeg, JelenaJelena Alajbeg 1 October 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey İller Bankası
18 Poljak, MajaMaja Poljak (C) 2 May 1983 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Turkey Eczacıbaşı Istanbul
21 Ušić, MarijaMarija Ušić 5 February 1992 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 278 cm (109 in) France Amiens LMVB

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Qualified subsequently as host.
  2. ^ Group 3
  3. ^ Finished third in Group 3.
  4. ^ "Team Roster – Croatia". italy2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 

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