Argentina men's national volleyball team

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Argentina
Logo FeVA Borde Oro Blanco.jpg
Association Argentine Volleyball Federation
Confederation CSV
Head coach Julio Velasco
FIVB ranking 7 (as of July 2017)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances 7 (First in 1984)
Best result 3rd place (1988)
World Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1960)
Best result 3rd place (1982)
www.feva.org.ar (in Spanish)
Argentina men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympics
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul Team
World Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1982 Argentina
America's Cup
Silver medal – second place 1998 Mar del Plata
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Tampa
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Buenos Aires
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 1995 Mar del Plata Team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Toronto Team
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Guadalajara Team
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Havana Team
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Caracas Team
Bronze medal – third place 1963 São Paulo Team
Universiade
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Gwangju Team

The Argentina national volleyball team is the national volleyball representative of Argentina. The team is controlled by the Argentine Volleyball Federation (Federación del Voleibol Argentino in Spanish, and abbreviated "FEVA"). The Argentina team made their international debut at the South American Championship in Rio de Janeiro in 1951, claiming fourth place. They competed in their first World Championship 1960 in the same city, where they finished 11th. The team's best achievements are the bronze medal at the 1982 World Championship, the bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics and two gold medals at the 1995 and 2015 Pan American Games. Throughout the 1990s it was usually ranked among the first ten.[1]

In recent years, though without achieving any medal, the team finished 4th at the 2000 and 5th at the 2004, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

At continental level, overshadowed by volleyball power Brazil, Argentina won the gold medal at the 1964 South American Men's Volleyball Championship, twelve silver and seven bronze.

Results[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

World Championship[edit]

Argentina team in 2014 against USA

World Cup[edit]

World League[edit]

  • 1990 to 1995 — did not compete
  • 1996 — 7th place
  • 1997 — 8th place
  • 1998 — 9th place
  • 1999 — 6th place
  • 2000 — 8th place
  • 2001 — 13th place
  • 2002 — 9th place
  • 2005 — 10th place
  • 2006 — 7th place
  • 2007 — 13th place
  • 2009 — 5th place
  • 2010 — 5th place
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2012 — 10th place
  • 2013 — 6th place
  • 2014 — 13th place
  • 2015 — 11th place
  • 2016 — 10th place
  • 2017 — 10th place

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • 2001 — 6th place

Pan American Games[edit]

  • 19633rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 19833rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 19913rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 19951st, gold medalist(s) Gold
  • 20113rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 20151st, gold medalist(s) Gold

America Cup[edit]

  • 19982nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
  • 19993rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 2000 — 4th place
  • 20013rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 2005 — 4th place
  • 2007 — 4th place
  • 2008 — 4th place

Pan-American Cup[edit]

  • 20102nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
  • 2011 — 7th place
  • 20122nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
  • 20133rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 20143rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze
  • 20152nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
  • 20162nd, silver medalist(s) Silver
  • 20171st, gold medalist(s) Gold

Team[edit]

Julio Velasco, is the current coach of Argentina

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Argentine roster in the 2017 World League.[2]

Head coach: Julio Velasco

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
1 Toro, AlejandroAlejandro Toro 20 July 1989 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 326 cm (128 in) 308 cm (121 in) Argentina Lomas Vóley
2 Flores, FabiánFabián Flores 25 May 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Argentina Ciudad de Campana
3 Johansen, GermánGermán Johansen 2 September 1995 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 336 cm (132 in) Argentina Club de Amigos
4 Cavanna, MaximilianoMaximiliano Cavanna 7 February 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in) Argentina UPCN San Juan
5 Fernández, IgnacioIgnacio Fernández (L) 7 June 1994 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in) Argentina Ciudad de Buenos Aires
6 Poglajen, CristianCristian Poglajen 14 July 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 322 cm (127 in) Brazil Montes Claros Vôlei
7 Zanotti, LisandroLisandro Zanotti 4 October 1990 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 315 cm (124 in) Argentina Lomas Vóley
8 González, DemiánDemián González 21 February 1983 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 333 cm (131 in) Brazil Brasil Kirin Campinas
9 Quiroga, GonzaloGonzalo Quiroga 25 February 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 316 cm (124 in) Italy Kioene Padova
10 Bruno, NicolásNicolás Bruno 24 February 1989 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 318 cm (125 in) Argentina Personal Bolívar
11 Solé, SebastianSebastian Solé 12 June 1991 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 362 cm (143 in) 342 cm (135 in) Italy Diatec Trentino
13 Darraidou, SantiagoSantiago Darraidou 24 November 1980 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 335 cm (132 in) Argentina Sarmiento de Resistencia
14 Crer, PabloPablo Crer 12 June 1989 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 357 cm (141 in) 337 cm (133 in) Argentina Personal Bolívar
15 De Cecco, LucianoLuciano De Cecco (C) 2 June 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 315 cm (124 in) Italy Sir Sicoma Colussi Perugia
16 González, AlexisAlexis González (L) 21 July 1981 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 327 cm (129 in) 310 cm (120 in) Argentina Personal Bolívar
17 Imhoff, FacundoFacundo Imhoff 25 January 1989 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Argentina Lomas Vóley
18 Ramos, MartínMartín Ramos 26 August 1991 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 348 cm (137 in) 328 cm (129 in) Argentina UPCN San Juan
19 Lazo, NicolásNicolás Lazo 16 April 1995 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) Argentina UPCN San Juan

Notable players[edit]

Kit providers[edit]

The table below shows the history of kit providers for the Argentina national volleyball team.

Period Kit provider
2000–2006 Topper
2008– Olympikus
Sonder

Sponsorship[edit]

Primary sponsors include: main sponsors like Banco de la Nación Argentina and Sonder, other sponsors: Pensma, Sodimac, Arnet, Enardo, Gatorade and universal assistance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rank Team
  2. ^ "Team Roster - Argentina". FIVB World League 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 

External links[edit]