China men's national volleyball team

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China
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Association Chinese Volleyball Association (CVA)
Confederation AVC
Head coach Argentina Raul Lozano[1]
FIVB ranking 20 (as of August 2017)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 2 (First in 1984)
Best result 5th (2008)
World Championship
Appearances 13 (First in 1956)
Best result 7th (1978, 1982)
World Cup
Appearances 4 (First in 1995)
Best result 10th (1995, 2003)

The China men's national volleyball team represents China in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches, governed by Chinese Volleyball Association. The team twice took part in the Summer Olympics, finishing in eighth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California., and 5th place in the 2008 Summer Olympics. The leading volleyball nations in Asia are Iran, China and, to a lesser extent, South Korea and Japan . The team now ranks 20th in the FIVB World Rankings and the current head coach is Raul Lozano. China have competed twice in the Olympic Games, with their latest outing being as hosts at Beijing 2008. They finished in fifth place in these Games. China have consistently competed the FIVB World Championship, with their best result remaining seventh place, which came in both 1978 and 1982. They ranked fifteenth in the last edition in Poland in 2014. On a continental level, China have won three gold medals at the Asian Games, in 1986, 1990 and 1998, and have been crowned Asian champions in 1979, 1997 and 1999.[2]

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

World Championship[edit]

World Cup[edit]

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

World League[edit]

Only players during all matches of intercontinental round

Nations League[edit]

Only players during all matches of intercontinental round

Asian Championship[edit]

Asian Games[edit]

Asian Cup[edit]

  • Thailand 2008Bronze 3rd place
  • Iran 2010Silver Runners-up
  • Vietnam 2012Gold Champions
  • Kazakhstan 2014 – 5th place (U20 team)
  • Thailand 2016Silver Runners-up
  • Chinese Taipei 2018 – Qualified but withdrew

Current roster[edit]

The following is the Chinese roster in the 2018 World Championship.[3]

Head coach: Raúl Lozano

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2018–19 club
2 Jiang Chuan 9 August 1994 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 345 cm (136 in) China Beijing
3 Mao Tianyi 2 June 1993 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) China Bayi
5 Zhang Binglong 11 September 1994 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 345 cm (136 in) China Beijing
7 Zhang Jingyin 20 December 1999 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 357 cm (141 in) 325 cm (128 in) China Zhejiang
9 Yu Yaochen 19 August 1995 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 347 cm (137 in) 338 cm (133 in) China Jiangsu
10 Ji Daoshuai (C) 7 February 1992 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in) China Shandong
11 Du Haixiang 25 May 1995 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 348 cm (137 in) 336 cm (132 in) China Sichuan
13 Chen Longhai 29 March 1991 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) China Shanghai
15 Tang Chuanhang 4 October 1995 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) China Bayi
16 Tong Jiahua 13 December 1992 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) China Shanghai
17 Liu Libin 16 February 1995 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 342 cm (135 in) Japan JT Thunders
20 Rao Shuhan 23 December 1996 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) China Fujian
21 Miao Ruantong 21 May 1995 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 354 cm (139 in) 345 cm (136 in) China Hubei
27 Ma Xiaoteng 19 June 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in) China Bayi

Head coaches[edit]

Note: The following list may not be complete.

Kit providers[edit]

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

Period Kit provider
2000–2014 Asics
2015– Adidas

Sponsorship[edit]

Primary sponsors include: main sponsors like China Construction Bank.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The training camp of China men's volleyball national team in 2017
  2. ^ FIVB 2018 - VNL
  3. ^ "Team Roster – China". FIVB. Retrieved 12 September 2018.

External links[edit]