Russia national basketball team

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Russia Россия
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FIBA ranking 6 Steady
Joined FIBA 1992
FIBA zone FIBA Europe
National federation RBF
Coach Evgeniy Pashutin
Olympic Games
Appearances 3
Medals Bronze medal.svg Bronze 2012
FIBA World Cup
Appearances 4
Medals Silver medal with cup.svg Silver 1994, 1998
FIBA EuroBasket
Appearances 11
Medals Gold medal europe.svg Gold 2007
Silver medal europe.svg Silver 1993
Bronze medal europe.svg Bronze 1997, 2011
Uniforms
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The Russian national basketball team represents Russia in international basketball matches. It is organized and run by the Russian Basketball Federation. (Russian: Россия Федерация Баскетбола)

The team came into existence after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and its powerful basketball team.

It has won 2 silver medals at the FIBA World Cup. Its most recent success was winning bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.[1]

Roster[edit]

Russia men's national basketball team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age - DOB Ht. Club
F 4 Karasev, Sergey 19 – (1993-10-26)26 October 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Brooklyn Nets
C 5 Sokolov, Dmitri 28 – (1985-01-21)21 January 1985 2.14 m (7 ft 0 in) BC UNICS
F 6 Valiev, Evgeny 23 – (1990-05-03)3 May 1990 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) BC Triumph Lyubertsy
G 7 Fridzon, Vitaly 27 – (1985-10-14)14 October 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) PBC CSKA Moscow
G 8 Voronov, Evgeny 27 – (1986-05-07)7 May 1986 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) PBC CSKA Moscow
G/F 9 Kulagin, Dmitry 21 – (1992-07-01)1 July 1992 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) Krasnye Krylya Samara
G 10 Shved, Alexey 24 – (1988-12-16)16 December 1988 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) Minnesota Timberwolves
F 11 Antonov, Semyon 24 – (1989-07-18)18 July 1989 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) BC Nizhny Novgorod
F 12 Monia, Sergei 30 – (1983-04-15)15 April 1983 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) BC Khimki
G 13 Khvostov, Dmitry Grigoryevich 24 – (1989-08-21)21 August 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) BC Nizhny Novgorod
C 14 Savrasenko, Aleksey 34 – (1979-02-28)28 February 1979 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) PBC Lokomotiv-Kuban
G 15 Ponkrashov, Anton 27 – (1986-04-23)23 April 1986 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) BC Krasnye Krylia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • Club – describes last
    club before the tournament
  • Age – describes age
    on 4 September 2013

Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve Inactive
C Alexander Kaun Alexey Zhukanenko Alexey Savrasenko
PF Semyon Antonov Sergey Monya
SF Sergey Karasev
SG Vitaly Fridzon Evgeny Voronov Dmitry Kulagin
PG Alexey Shved Dmitri Khvostov Anton Ponkrashov

Competitive record[edit]

Notable players[edit]

Andrei Kirilenko is the captain of Team Russia

Past rosters[edit]

1993 EuroBasket: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Sergei Bazarevich, Vasili Karasev, Sergei Babkov, Mikhail Mikhailov, Andrei Fetisov, Sergei Panov, Vitali Nosov, Dimitri Chakulin, Maksim Astanin, Vladislav Kondratov, Dimitri Sukharev, Vladimir Gorin (Coach: Yuri Selikhov)

1994 World Championship: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Vasili Karasev, Sergei Bazarevich, Mikhail Mikhailov, Sergei Babkov, Andrei Fetisov, Sergei Panov, Vitali Nosov, Evgeni Kisurin, Igor Grachev, Dimitri Domani, Evgeni Pashutin, Sergei Ivanov (Coach: Sergei Belov)

1995 EuroBasket: finished 7th among 14 teams

Vasili Karasev, Sergei Bazarevich, Sergei Babkov, Mikhail Mikhailov, Andrei Fetisov, Igor Kudelin, Dimitri Domani, Evgeni Kisurin, Evgeni Pashutin, Sergei Ivanov, Sergei Panov, Vitali Nosov (Coach: Sergei Belov)

1996 Olympic Games: did not participate

1997 EuroBasket: finished 3rd among 16 teams

Vasili Karasev, Sergei Babkov, Mikhail Mikhailov, Andrei Fetisov, Evgeni Kisurin, Vitali Nosov, Sergei Panov, Igor Kudelin, Evgeni Pashutin, Zakhar Pashutin, Dimitri Chakulin, Igor Kurashov (Coach: Sergei Belov)

1998 World Championship: finished 2nd among 16 teams

Vasili Karasev, Valeri Tikhonenko, Sergei Babkov, Mikhail Mikhailov, Sergei Panov, Vitali Nosov, Igor Kudelin, Zakhar Pashutin, Evgeni Kisurin, Dimitri Domani, Nikita Morgunov, Igor Kurashov (Coach: Sergei Belov)

1999 EuroBasket: finished 6th among 16 teams

Vasili Karasev, Valeri Tikhonenko, Sergei Babkov, Igor Kudelin, Ruslan Avleev, Sergei Panov, Vitali Nosov, Aleksander Petrenko, Evgeni Kisurin, Evgeni Pashutin, Igor Kurashov, Zakhar Pashutin (Coach: Sergei Belov)

2000 Olympic Games: finished 8th among 12 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, Andrei Fetisov, Sergei Bazarevich, Evgeni Kisurin, Sergei Chikalkin, Nikita Morgunov, Evgeni Pashutin, Zakhar Pashutin, Ruslan Avleev, Sergei Panov, Valentin Kubrakov, Aleksander Bashminov (Coach: Stanislav Eremin)

2001 EuroBasket: finished 5th among 16 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, Nikita Morgunov, Sergei Panov, Igor Kudelin, Sergei Chikalkin, Evgeni Pashutin, Zakhar Pashutin, Anton Yudin, Aleksei Savrasenko, Aleksander Bashminov, Aleksander Miloserdov, Petr Samoylenko (Coach: Stanislav Eremin)

2002 World Championship: finished 10th among 16 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, Viktor Khryapa, Vasili Karasev, Nikita Morgunov, Aleksei Savrasenko, Aleksander Bashminov, Sergei Panov, Igor Kudelin, Sergei Chikalkin, Evgeni Pashutin, Zakhar Pashutin, Ruslan Avleev (Coach: Stanislav Eremin)

2003 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 16 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, Viktor Khryapa, Vasili Karasev, Sergei Monya, Aleksei Savrasenko, Dimitri Domani, Zakhar Pashutin, Denis Ershov, Fedor Likholitov, Mikhail Solovev, Valentin Kubrakov, Petr Samoylenko (Coach: Marco Antonio de Venetis)

2004 Olympic Games: did not participate

2005 EuroBasket: finished 8th among 16 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, J.R. Holden, Viktor Khryapa, Nikita Morgunov, Aleksei Savrasenko, Sergei Monya, Zakhar Pashutin, Anton Ponkrashov, Fedor Likholitov, Vitaly Fridzon, Petr Samoylenko, Andrei Ivanov (Coach: Sergei Babkov)

2006 World Championship: did not participate

2007 EuroBasket: finished 1st among 16 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, J.R. Holden, Viktor Khryapa, Nikita Morgunov, Aleksei Savrasenko, Zakhar Pashutin, Petr Samoylenko, Sergei Monya, Anton Ponkrashov, Nikolay Padius, Nikita Shabalkin, Sergei Bykov (Coach: David Blatt)

2008 Olympic Games: finished 9th among 12 teams

Andrei Kirilenko, J.R. Holden, Viktor Khryapa, Nikita Morgunov, Aleksei Savrasenko, Sergei Monya, Zakhar Pashutin, Petr Samoylenko, Sergei Bykov, Viktor Keirou, Andrey Vorontsevich, Vitaly Fridzon (Coach: David Blatt)

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