Venezuela men's national volleyball team

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Venezuela
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Association Federación Venezolana de Voleibol
Confederation CSV
Head coach Vincenzo Nacci
FIVB ranking 35 (as of September 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1
World Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1960)
Best result 10th (1960)
Website www.fvvb.com
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Venezuela men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Pan American Games
Gold 2003 Santo Domingo
South American Championship
Silver 1964 Buenos Aires
Silver 1967 Santos
Silver 1969 Caracas
Silver 1975 Asunción
Silver 1977 Lima
Silver 1979 Rosario
Silver 1985 Caracas
Silver 1997 Caracas
Bronze 1962 Santos
Bronze 1973 Bucaramanga
Bronze 1987 Montevideo
Bronze 1989 Curitiba
Bronze 1991 São Paulo
Bronze 1995 Porte Alegre
Bronze 1999 Córdoba
Bronze 2001 Cali
Bronze 2005 Lages
Bronze 2007 Santiago
Central American and Caribbean Games
Bronze 2006 Cartagena Team

The Venezuela men's national volleyball team represents Venezuela in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. In 1962 the squad claimed its first international medal (a bronze) at the South American Championship.

The biggest success for Venezuela came in 2003, when the team won the Pan American Games. The dominant forces in men's volleyball on the South American continent are Brazil and Argentina.

Results[edit]

World Championship[edit]

  • 2002 — 17th place
  • 2006 — 17th place
  • 2010 — 19th place
  • 2014 — 17th place

World League[edit]

America Cup[edit]

Bolivarian Games[edit]

  • 2005 — 1st place

Pan-American Cup[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

Head coach: Italy Vincenzo Nacci

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Briceño, RéguloRégulo Briceño 13 February 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 327 cm (129 in) Venezuela Aragua VC
3 González, FernandoFernando González 30 June 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 333 cm (131 in) 328 cm (129 in) Argentina Chubut Voley
4 Mata, HéctorHéctor Mata 27 January 1993 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 304 cm (120 in) Venezuela Deportivo Anzoátegui
5 Rodríguez, EmersonEmerson Rodríguez 2 February 1993 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 333 cm (131 in) Venezuela Distrito Capital
6 Páez, CarlosCarlos Páez 9 November 1991 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 337 cm (133 in) Venezuela Industriales de Valencia
8 Salerno, HéctorHéctor Salerno 18 June 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 351 cm (138 in) Venezuela Aragua VC
9 Carrasco, JoséJosé Carrasco 20 May 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 347 cm (137 in) Venezuela Yaracuy
10 Piñerúa, KervinKervin Piñerúa (C) 22 February 1991 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 339 cm (133 in) 334 cm (131 in) Venezuela Vikingos de Miranda
11 Gómez, ErnandoErnando Gómez 30 July 1982 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) Japan Toyoda Gosei Trefuerza
12 Contreras, JhoserJhoser Contreras 4 April 1991 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 334 cm (131 in) Venezuela Zulia
13 Chourio, JesúsJesús Chourio 2 January 1991 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 340 cm (130 in) Venezuela Zulia
14 Montoya, MáximoMáximo Montoya 26 June 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 347 cm (137 in) 343 cm (135 in) Venezuela Apure
17 Escobar, DanielDaniel Escobar 10 July 1990 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 345 cm (136 in) Venezuela Vikingos de Miranda
18 Cedeño, FredyFredy Cedeño 10 September 1981 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 335 cm (132 in) Spain CV Almería

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Venezuela". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

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