Russia women's national volleyball team

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Association Volleyball Federation Of Russia
Confederation CEV
Head coach Yuriy Marichev
FIVB ranking 6 (as of October 7, 2013)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 10 (First in 1964)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (1968, 1972, 1980 & 1988)
World Championship
Appearances 16 (First in 1952)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (1952, 1956, 1960, 1970, 1990, 2006 & 2010)
Website www.volley.ru (Russian)
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Russia women's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold 1968 Mexico City Team
Gold 1972 Munich Team
Gold 1980 Moscow Team
Gold 1988 Seoul Team
Silver 1964 Tokyo Team
Silver 1976 Montreal Team
Silver 1992 Barcelona Team
Silver 2000 Sydney Team
Silver 2004 Athens Team
FIVB World Championship
Gold 1952 Soviet Union Team
Gold 1956 France Team
Gold 1960 Brazil Team
Gold 1970 Bulgaria Team
Gold 1990 China Team
Gold 2006 Japan Team
Gold 2010 Japan Team
Silver 1962 Soviet Union Team
Silver 1967 Japan Team
Silver 1974 Mexico Team
Bronze 1978 Soviet Union Team
Bronze 1994 Brazil Team
Bronze 1998 Japan Team
Bronze 2002 Germany Team
FIVB World Grand Prix
Gold 1997 Kobe Team
Gold 1999 Yu Xi Team
Gold 2002 Hong Kong Team
Silver 1998 Hong Kong Team
Silver 2000 Manila Team
Silver 2003 Andria Team
Silver 2006 Reggio Calabria Team
Silver 2009 Tokyo Team
Bronze 1993 Hong Kong Team
Bronze 1996 Shanghai Team
Bronze 2001 Macau Team
FIVB World Cup
Gold 1973 Uruguay Team
Silver 1989 Japan Team
Silver 1999 Japan Team
Bronze 1981 Japan Team
Bronze 1985 Japan Team
Bronze 1991 Japan Team
World Grand Champions Cup
Gold 1997 Japan Team
Silver 2001 Japan Team
Bronze 1993 Japan Team
European Championship
Gold 1949 Czechoslovakia Team
Gold 1950 Bulgaria Team
Gold 1951 France Team
Gold 1958 Czechoslovakia Team
Gold 1963 Romania Team
Gold 1967 Turkey Team
Gold 1971 Italy Team
Gold 1975 Yugoslavia Team
Gold 1977 Finland Team
Gold 1979 France Team
Gold 1985 Netherlands Team
Gold 1989 West Germany Team
Gold 1991 Italy Team
Gold 1993 Czech Republic Team
Gold 1997 Czech Republic Team
Gold 1999 Italy Team
Gold 2001 Bulgaria Team
Gold 2013 Germany/Switzerland Team
Silver 1955 Romania Team
Silver 1981 Bulgaria Team
Silver 1983 East Germany Team
Silver 1987 Belgium Team
Bronze 1995 Netherlands Team
Bronze 2005 Croatia Team
Bronze 2007 Belgium/Luxembourg Team

The Russia women's national volleyball team is the national team of Russia. It is governed by the Russian Volleyball Federation and takes part in international volleyball competitions.

They played from 1949 to 1991 as the Soviet Union and as CIS in 1992.

Current Squad[edit]

The following is the Russian roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[1] view · talk

Head coach: Sergey Ovchinnikov

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
1 Borisenko, MariaMaria Borisenko (C) 8 March 1986 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 301 cm (119 in) 297 cm (117 in) Russia Dynamo Kazan
3 Perepelkina, MariaMaria Perepelkina 9 March 1984 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
4 Estes, EvgeniaEvgenia Estes 17 July 1975 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 306 cm (120 in) Russia Uralochka-NTMK
5 Sokolova, LioubovLioubov Sokolova 4 December 1977 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 304 cm (120 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
6 Matienko, AnnaAnna Matienko 12 July 1981 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 292 cm (115 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
7 Kryuchkova, SvetlanaSvetlana Kryuchkova (L) 21 February 1985 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 63 kg (139 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 286 cm (113 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
8 Obmochaeva, NataliyaNataliya Obmochaeva 1 June 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 306 cm (120 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
11 Gamova, YekaterinaYekaterina Gamova 17 October 1980 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 321 cm (126 in) 310 cm (120 in) Russia Dynamo Kazan
13 Startseva, YevgeniyaYevgeniya Startseva 12 February 1989 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar
14 Ulanova, EkaterinaEkaterina Ulanova 5 August 1986 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 61 kg (134 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Dynamo Kazan
15 Kosheleva, TatianaTatiana Kosheleva 23 December 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar
16 Merkulova, YuliaYulia Merkulova 17 February 1984 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 308 cm (121 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow

12 time World Champions[edit]

As USSR (10)[edit]

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
1952 1st World Championship Soviet Union Soviet Union  Poland  Czechoslovakia
1956 2nd World Championship France France  Romania  Poland
1960 3rd World Championship Brazil Brazil  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1968 19th Olympic Games Mexico Mexico  Japan  Poland
1970 6th World Championship Bulgaria Bulgaria  Japan  North Korea
1972 20th Olympic Games West Germany West Germany  Japan  North Korea
1973 1st World Cup Uruguay Uruguay  Japan  South Korea
1980 22nd Olympic Games Soviet Union Soviet Union  East Germany  Bulgaria
1988 24th Olympic Games South Korea South Korea  Peru  China
1990 11th World Championship China China  China  United States

As Russia (2)[edit]

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
2006 15th World Championship Japan Japan  Brazil  Serbia
2010 16th World Championship Japan Japan  Brazil  Japan

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

As Soviet Union

  • 1964Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1968Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1972Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1976Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1980Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1984 — did not participate
  • 1988Med 1.png Gold Medal

As Unified Team

  • 1992Med 2.png Silver Medal

As Russia

  • 1996 — 4th place
  • 2000Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2004Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2008 — 5th place (tied)
  • 2012 — 5th place

FIVB World Championship[edit]

As Soviet Union

  • 1952Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1956Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1960Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1962Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1967 – did not compete
  • 1970Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1974Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1978Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1982 – 6th place
  • 1986 – 6th place
  • 1990Med 1.png Gold Medal

As Russia

  • 1994Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1998Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2002Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2006Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2010Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2014TBD

FIVB World Cup[edit]

As Soviet Union

  • 1973Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1977 – 7th place (tied)
  • 1985Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1985Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1989Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1991Med 3.png Bronze Medal

As Russia

  • 1995 – did not qualify
  • 1999Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2003 – did not qualify
  • 2007 – did not qualify
  • 2011 – did not qualify

FIVB World Grand Prix[edit]

As Russia

  • 1993 — 3rd place
  • 1994 — 7th place
  • 1995 — 6th place
  • 1996Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1997Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1998Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1999Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2000Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2001Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2002Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2003Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2004 — 7th place
  • 2005 — did not participate
  • 2006Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2007 — 4th place
  • 2009Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 2010 — did not participate
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2012 — did not participate
  • 2013 — 7th place

European Championship[edit]

As Soviet Union

  • 1949Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1950Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1951Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1955Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1958Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1963Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1967Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1971Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1975Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1977Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1979Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1981Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1983Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1985Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1987Med 2.png Silver Medal
  • 1989Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1991Med 1.png Gold Medal

As Russia

  • 1993Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1995Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 1997Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 1999Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2001Med 1.png Gold Medal
  • 2003 – 5th place
  • 2005Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2007Med 3.png Bronze Medal
  • 2009 – 6th place
  • 2011 – 6th place
  • 2013Med 1.png Gold Medal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TEAM COMPOSITION – RUS / Russia (women)". FIVB. Retrieved 18 July 2012.