Italy women's national volleyball team

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Association Federazione Italiana Pallavolo (Italian)
Confederation CEV
Head coach Marco Bonitta
FIVB ranking 5 (as of September 2014)
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Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 2000)
Best result 5th (2004, 2008, 2012)
World Championship
Appearances 10 (First in 1978)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (2002)
Website www.federvolley.it
Italy women's national volleyball team
Medal record
World Championship
Gold 2002 Germany Team
World Cup
Gold 2007 Japan Team
Gold 2011 Japan Team
World Grand Champions Cup
Gold 2009 Tokyo/Fukuoka Team
European Championship
Gold 2007 Belgium/Luxembourg Team
Gold 2009 Poland Team
Silver 2001 Bulgaria Team
Silver 2005 Croatia Team
Bronze 1989 Sweden Team
Bronze 1999 Italy Team
FIVB World Grand Prix
Silver 2004 Reggio Calabria Team
Silver 2005 Sendai Team
Bronze 2006 Reggio Calabria Team
Bronze 2007 Ningbo Team
Bronze 2008 Yokohama Team
Bronze 2010 Ningbo Team
Mediterranean Games
Gold 1979 Split Team
Gold 1983 Casablanca Team
Gold 1991 Athens Team
Gold 1997 Bari Team
Gold 2001 Tunis Team
Gold 2009 Pescara Team
Silver 1975 Algiers Team
Bronze 1987 Latakia Team
Bronze 2005 Almeria Team
The women's national team with the President of the Italian Republic Carlo Azeglio Ciampi.

The Italy women's national volleyball team is the national team of Italy that takes part in international volleyball competitions. It is governed by the Federazione Italiana di Pallavolo (FIPAV). The team's biggest victories were the Gold Medal at the 2002 FIVB Women's World Championship, being the first team to break the domination of Russia, Cuba, China and Japan; the 2007 and the 2011 World Cup, winning 21 out of the 22 matches in both tournaments.

Palmarès[edit]

Competition 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Olympic Games 0 0 0 0
World Championship 1 0 0 1
European Championship 2 2 2 6
Universiade 2 0 0 2
Mediterranean Games 6 1 2 9
Total 11 3 4 18

Results[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1964 Did Not Qualified
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988
Spain 1992
United States 1996
Australia 2000 9th Place Squad
Greece 2004 5th Place Squad
China 2008 5th Place Squad
United Kingdom 2012 6th Place Squad

World Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Soviet Union 1952 Did Not Enter
France 1956
Brazil 1960
Soviet Union 1962
Japan 1967
Bulgaria 1970 Did Not Qualified
Mexico 1974
Soviet Union 1978 20th Place Squad
Peru 1982 15th Place Squad
Czechoslovakia 1986 9th Place Squad
China 1990 10th Place Squad
Brazil 1994 14th Place Squad
Japan 1998 5th Place Squad
Germany 2002 Final Round Champions Squad
Japan 2006 Semi Finals 4th Place Squad
Japan 2010 5th Place Squad
Italy 2014 4th Place Squad
Total 1 Title 10/17

World Cup[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World Grand Prix[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World Grand Prix record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Hong Kong 1993 Did Not Enter
China 1994 8th Place Squad
China 1995 Did Not Enter
China 1996
Japan 1997 6th Place Squad
Hong Kong 1998 5th Place Squad
China 1999 Semi Finals 4th Place Squad
Philippines 2000 7th Place Squad
Macau 2001 Did Not Qualified
Hong Kong 2002
Italy 2003 5th Place Squad
Italy 2004 Final Round Runners Up Squad
Japan 2005 Final Round Runners Up Squad
Italy 2006 Semi Finals Third Place Squad
China 2007 Semi Finals Third Place Squad
Japan 2008 Semi Finals Third Place Squad
Japan 2009 Did Not Qualified
China 2010 Semi Finals Third Place Squad
Macau 2011 7th Place Squad
China 2012 10th Place Squad
Japan 2013 5th Place Squad
Japan 2014 9th Place Squad
Total 0 Titles 16/22

European Championship[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

Mediterranean Games[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Italian roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Marco Bonitta

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Cardullo, PaolaPaola Cardullo 18 March 1982 1.59 m (5 ft 3 in) 56 kg (123 lb) 275 cm (108 in) 268 cm (106 in) Italy LJ Modena
3 Signorile, NoemiNoemi Signorile 15 February 1990 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 290 cm (110 in) Italy AGIL Novara
6 De Gennaro, MonicaMonica De Gennaro 8 January 1987 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 270 cm (110 in) Italy Imoco Conegliano
7 Folie, RaphaelaRaphaela Folie 7 March 1991 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 283 cm (111 in) Italy LJ Modena
9 Centoni, NadiaNadia Centoni 19 June 1981 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 291 cm (115 in) Turkey Galatasaray
10 Ferretti, FrancescaFrancesca Ferretti 15 February 1984 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 296 cm (117 in) 280 cm (110 in) Azerbaijan Rabita Baku
11 Chirichella, CristinaCristina Chirichella 10 February 1994 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 296 cm (117 in) Italy AGIL Novara
12 Piccinini, FrancescaFrancesca Piccinini (C) 10 January 1979 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 279 cm (110 in) Italy LJ Modena
13 Arrighetti, ValentinaValentina Arrighetti 26 January 1985 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 318 cm (125 in) 310 cm (120 in) Azerbaijan Lokomotiv Baku
14 Lo Bianco, EleonoraEleonora Lo Bianco 22 December 1979 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 287 cm (113 in) 273 cm (107 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
15 Del Core, AntonellaAntonella Del Core 5 November 1980 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 278 cm (109 in) Russia Dinamo Kazan
16 Bosetti, CaterinaCaterina Bosetti 2 February 1994 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 299 cm (118 in) 281 cm (111 in) Turkey Galatasaray
17 Diouf, ValentinaValentina Diouf 10 January 1993 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 303 cm (119 in) Italy Yamamay Busto Arsizio
18 Costagrande, CarolinaCarolina Costagrande 15 October 1980 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Italy". italy2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 24 September 2014. 

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