Great Britain men's national volleyball team

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Association British Volleyball Federation
Confederation CEV
Head coach

Harry Brokking (Indoor)

Ian Legrand (Sitting)
FIVB ranking 127 (as of July 2014)
Website www.britishvolleyball.org
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The Great Britain men's national volleyball team is the team representing Great Britain in volleyball competitions.[1] The Great Britain Volleyball programme team was resumed in 2006 following an agreement of the FIVB to permit the separate Home Nations of Scotland, Northern Ireland and England to compete together for the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Indoor[edit]

The men's team were ranked 29th in the FIVB world ranking as of 22 July 2013.[2]

Seasons[edit]

2008[edit]

European League (Netherlands, Slovakia, Greece & Portugal)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
13 Jun Slovakia Zilina 0–3 −12 −15 – 16 L
14 Jun The Netherlands Zilina 0–3 −22 −20 −16 L
15 Jun Greece Zilina 0–3 −18 – 20 – 17 L
27 Jun Portugal Sheffield 3–1 −25 17 23 22 W
28 Jun Slovakia Sheffield 0–3 −23 −22 −29 L
29 Jun Greece Sheffield 3–2 19 −23 −19 21 10 W
4 Jul The Netherlands Rotterdam 0–3 −23 −13 −11 L
5 Jul Portugal Rotterdam 0–3 −19 −23 −21 L
6 Jul Slovakia Rotterdam 0–3 −14 −23 −25 L
11 Jul Portugal Povoa De Varzim 0–3 −22 −15 −20 L
12 Jul The Netherlands Povoa De Varzim 0–3 −22 −15 −19 L
13 Jul Greece Povoa De Varzim 1–3 −17 −20 24 −11 L

2009[edit]

1st Round World Championship Qualifiers (Belarus & Israel)[3]

Date Opponents Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
2 Jan Israel Sheffield 1–3 −14 21 −22 −14 L
4 Jan Belarus Sheffield 1–3 −23 13 −22 −17 L

European League (Spain, Turkey & Croatia)

Date Opponents Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
5 Jun Spain Valladolid 0–3 −23 −23 −16 L
6 Jun Spain Valladolid 1–3 −12 −21 23 −20 L
13 Jun Croatia Edinburgh 3–0 16 22 23 W
14 Jun Croatia Edinburgh 3–1 −24 18 16 18 W
20 Jun Turkey Amasya 0–3 −14 −16 −20 L
21 Jun Turkey Amasya 1–3 −29 25 −22 −19 L
27 Jun Turkey Norwich 1–3 21 −18 −21 −17 L
28 Jun Turkey Norwich 0–3 −28 −23 −20 L
4 Jul Croatia Daruvar 3–0 23 18 23 W
5 Jul Croatia Daruvar 3–2 21 −22 22 −19 9 W
11 Jul Spain Sheffield 0–3 −20 −20 −22 L
12 Jul Spain Sheffield 0–3 −18 −16 −15 L

2010[edit]

1st Round European Championship (Azerbaijan)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
8 May Azerbaijan Baku 0–3 −21 −18 −22 L
15 May Azerbaijan Sheffield 3–0 18 12 18 W

2nd Round European Championship Qualifiers (Latvia, Finland & Greece)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
21 May Latvia Riga 1–3 −23 −23 24 −16 L
22 May Finland Riga 0–3 −19 −22 −19 L
23 May Greece Riga 0–3 −30 −21 −19 L
28 May Finland Heraklion 0–3 −22 −22 −17 L
29 May Greece Heraklion 2–3 23 −13 22 −15 −15 L
30 May Latvia Heraklion 1–3 −23 −23 22 −26 L

European League (Spain, Romania, Slovakia)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
5 Jun Slovakia Sheffield 1–3 −23 19 −23 −23 L
6 Jun Slovakia Sheffield 3–0 23 21 22 W
11 Jun Spain Salamanca 1–3 −15 18 −23 −26 L
12 Jun Spain Salamanca 3–0 22 24 22 W
19 Jun Romania Crawley 3–1 −21 18 18 16 W
20 Jun Romania Crawley 2–3 23 −15 −21 22 −10 L
25 Jun Romania Constanta 0–3 −22 −20 −24 L
26 Jun Romania Constanta 2–3 22 −21 20 −28 −13 L
3 Jul Spain Sheffield 0–3 −23 −20 −17 L
4 Jul Spain Sheffield 0–3 −12 −17 −22 L
9 Jul Slovakia Nitra 0–3 −15 −19 −21 L
4 Jul Slovakia Nitra 0–3 −15 −23 −21 L

2011[edit]

European League (Croatia, Belgium & Slovenia)[4]

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
28 May Croatia Sheffield 3–2 –21 –21 24 18 4 W
29 May Croatia Sheffield 0–3 –18 –21 –15 L
4 Jun Belgium Belgium 3–0 21 24 16 W
15 Jun Belgium Belgium 1–3 23 –19 –20 –18 L
10 Jun Slovenia Sheffield 1–3 –21 –14 31 –16 L
11 Jun Slovenia Sheffield 0–3 –23 –21 –18 L
18 Jun Slovenia Ljubljana 1–3 –19 –19 15 –21 L
19 Jun Slovenia Ljubljana 3–0 23 16 21 W
25 Jun Belgium Crawley 2–3 24 –19 22 –23 –14 L
26 Jun Belgium Crawley 3–2 23 –23 23 –22 11 W
9 Jul Croatia Croatia 0–3 –22 –19 –20 L
10 Jul Croatia Croatia 2–3 –19 23 23 –13 –10 L

Olympic Test Event – Earls Court (London) 20 – 24 July 2011[5]

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
20 Jul Mexico Earls Court 3–1 15 20 –21 23 W
21 Jul Serbia Earls Court 0–3 –18 –14 –25 L
22 Jul Brazil Earls Court 0–3 –19 –22 –12 L
23 Jul USA Earls Court 0–3 –23 –23 –23 L
24 Jul Egypt Earls Court 3–1 18 –21 22 23 W

2012[edit]

1st Round European Championships (Albania)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
12 May Albania Tirana 3–0 25 23 20 W
19 May Albania Crawley 3–0 17 17 22 W

Olympic Games – Earls Court (London) 29 July – 6 August 2012

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
29 Jul Bulgaria Earls Court 0–3 –18 –20 –24 L
31 Jul Australia Earls Court 0–3 –15 –18 –20 L
2 Aug Italy Earls Court 0–3 –19 –16 –20 L
4 Aug Poland Earls Court 0–3 –16 –19 –18 L
6 Aug Argentina Earls Court 0–3 –18 –18 –15 L

2nd Round European Championships Qualifiers (Belarus, Turkey & Portugal)

Date Opponent Venue Score 1 2 3 4 5 Win/Lose
7 Sep Portugal Vila do Conde 2–3 −24 22 20 −18 −10 L
8 Sep Turkey Vila do Conde 3–2 −17 20 20 −17 24 W
9 Sep Belarus Vila do Conde 1–3 −15 23 −23 −19 L
14 Sep Turkey Ankara 0–3 −16 −17 −20 L
15 Sep Portugal Ankara 0–3 −18 −17 −26 L
16 Sep Belarus Ankara 2–3 20 −14 23 −19 −11 L

Beach[edit]

Current roster[edit]

The following is the British roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[6] view · talk

Head coach: Netherlands Harry Brokking

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
1 Bakare, PeterPeter Bakare 2 July 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 359 cm (141 in) 339 cm (133 in) Netherlands Landstede Zwolle
2 Pipes, BenBen Pipes (C) 21 October 1986 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 318 cm (125 in) Netherlands Landstede Zwolle
3 Bakare, DamiDami Bakare 22 September 1988 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 363 cm (143 in) 339 cm (133 in) Belgium VC Argex Duvel Puurs
4 Hunter, DanielDaniel Hunter (L) 23 January 1990 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 300 cm (120 in) Netherlands Landstede Zwolle
5 Plotyczer, MarkMark Plotyczer 19 February 1987 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 344 cm (135 in) 316 cm (124 in) France St-Brieuc CAVB
7 McGivern, MarkMark McGivern 24 February 1983 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 324 cm (128 in) France Avignon Volley-Ball
8 Haldane, JasonJason Haldane 23 July 1971 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Bulgaria VC CSKA Sofia
9 Pink, AndrewAndrew Pink 25 January 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 349 cm (137 in) 321 cm (126 in) France Amicale Laïque Canteleu-Maromme
10 French, NathanNathan French 20 April 1990 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 333 cm (131 in) 310 cm (120 in) France Avignon Volley-Ball
11 Miller, JoelJoel Miller 15 December 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 329 cm (130 in) 311 cm (122 in) Austria VBK Klagenfurt
12 Lamont, ChristopherChristopher Lamont 7 December 1982 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 314 cm (124 in) France ASUL Lyon
17 O'Malley, KieranKieran O'Malley 12 May 1988 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 305 cm (120 in) Netherlands Abiant Lycurgus Groningen

Sitting[edit]

The men's sitting volleyball team finished in Division B 5th place[7] after the Oklahoma 2010 World Championships. After competing in the ECVD Continental Cup 2011, the men's team finished in 7th place.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GB Volleyball". britishvolleyball.org. 
  2. ^ http://www.fivb.org/en/volleyball/VB_Ranking_M_2013-07.asp
  3. ^ "2010 World Championships 1st Round Qualifiers". FIVB.org. 4 Jan 2009.  Retrieved on 1 Feb 2011.
  4. ^ "European League 2011". cev.lu.  Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  5. ^ "Test Event 2011". Retrieved 24 February 2011.
  6. ^ "TEAM COMPOSITION – GBR / Great Britain". FIVB. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "World Championships 2010". USVA.org. 18 July 2010.  Retrieved on 24 January 2011.
  8. ^ "ECVD Continential Cup 2011". volleyballengland.org. 18 July 2011. 

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