Ekaterina Ulanova

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Ekaterina Ulanova
Personal information
Full name Ekaterina Vladimirovna Kabeshova Ulanova
Nationality Russian
Born (1986-08-05) August 5, 1986 (age 32)
Ivanovo, Soviet Union
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Spike 298 cm (117 in)
Block 290 cm (110 in)
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current club Dinamo Kazan
Number 14
National team
2004 -Russia
Last updated: May 2014

Ekaterina Ulanova (née Kabeshova)[1] (Russian: Екатерина Владимировна Кабешова; born August 5, 1986) is a Russian volleyball player. She competed for the Russia women's national volleyball team in the 2008[2] and the 2012 Summer Olympics.[3] She also won the gold medal at the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship, playing with Dinamo Kazan.

Personal and early life[edit]

Ulanova is 172 cm (5 ft 8 in) tall 61 kilograms (134 lb),[4] born as Yekaterina Vladimirovna Kabeshova on August 5, 1986 in Ivanovo, Soviet Union.[2] She married the CSKA Moscow football player Ivan Ulanov in 2011.[5]


In 2010, she joined Dinamo Kazan, winning with this team the Russian Superleague in 2011, 2012 and 2013 and two times the Russian Cup, in 2010 and 2012.[6]

Ulanova won with the Russian club Dinamo Kazan the 2013–14 CEV Champions League held in Baku, Azerbaijan, defeating 3-0 the home owners Rabita Baku in the semifinals[7] and 3-0 to the Turkish VakıfBank İstanbul in the final.[8]

Ulanova won the 2014 FIVB Club World Championship gold medal playing with the Russian club Dinamo Kazan that defeated 3-0 the Brazilian Molico Osasco in the championship match. She was also awarded competition's Best Libero.[9]






  1. ^ "Dinamo KAZAN downs DRESDNER SC to challenge Azerrail in 1/4 finals". Kazan, Russia: CEV. 2012-02-09. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  2. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Yekaterina Kabeshova". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  3. ^ London2012.com
  4. ^ "Ekaterina Ulanova". FIVB. 2011. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  5. ^ "Forever love: Beautiful brides from 2009–2013". russiavolley.com. 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  6. ^ "Ekaterina Ulanova". Dinamo Kazan. 2013. Retrieved 2014-05-11.
  7. ^ "Dinamo disappoints Baku home crowd by claiming the last spot in final". Baku, Azerbaijan: CEV. 2014-03-15. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  8. ^ "Dinamo KAZAN dethrones VakifBank to claim the 2014 Champions League title". Baku, Azerbaijan: CEV. 2014-03-16. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  9. ^ "Russia's Kazan capture Women's Club World championship in style". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2014-05-11. Retrieved 2014-05-11.