Greece men's national volleyball team

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Greece
Flag of Greece.svg
Association Hellenic Volleyball Federation
Confederation CEV
Head coach Sotirios Drikos
FIVB ranking 44 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2004)
Best result 5th (2004)
World Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1986)
Best result 6th (1994)
European Championship
Appearances 14 (First in 1967)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg (1987)
Website
Greece men's national volleyball team
Medal record
European Championship
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Belgium Team
European League
Silver medal – second place 2014 Montenegro Team
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Turkey Team
Mediterranean Games
Silver medal – second place 1979 Yugoslavia Team
Bronze medal – third place 1971 Turkey Team
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Morocco Team

The Greece men's national volleyball team is the national team of Greece. It is governed by the Hellenic Volleyball Federation and takes part in international volleyball competitions.

Results[edit]

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Olympic Games[edit]

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1964 Did not qualify
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988
Spain 1992
United States 1996
Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Australia 2000 Did not qualify
Greece 2004 Quarterfinals 5th 6 3 3 14 12 Squad
China 2008 Did not qualify
United Kingdom 2012
Brazil 2016
Japan 2020 TBD
Total 0 Titles 1/14 6 3 3 14 12

World Championship[edit]

FIVB World Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czechoslovakia 1949 Did not qualify
Soviet Union 1952
France 1956
Brazil 1960
Soviet Union 1962
Czechoslovakia 1966
Bulgaria 1970
Mexico 1974
Italy 1978
Argentina 1982
France 1986 First round 13th 3 0 3 0 9 Squad
Brazil 1990 Did not qualify
Greece 1994 Quarterfinals 6th 4 3 1 9 5 Squad
Japan 1998 Second round 13th 10 2 8 11 26 Squad
FIVB World Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Argentina 2002 Quarterfinals 7th 9 4 5 14 20 Squad
Japan 2006 First round 17th 5 1 4 6 13 Squad
Italy 2010 Did not qualify
Poland 2014
Italy Bulgaria 2018
Total 0 Titles 5/18 31 10 21 40 73

European Championship[edit]

European Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Italy 1948 Did not qualify
Bulgaria 1950
France 1951
Romania 1955
Czechoslovakia 1958
Romania 1963
Turkey 1967 Preliminary round 20th 7 0 7 2 21 Squad
Italy 1971 Preliminary round 17th 7 4 3 12 9 Squad
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1975 Did not qualify
Finland 1977
France 1979 Preliminary round 12th 8 1 7 7 22 Squad
Bulgaria 1981 Did not qualify
East Germany 1983 Preliminary round 9th 8 3 5 13 16 Squad
Netherlands 1985 Preliminary round 8th 8 5 3 15 14 Squad
Belgium 1987 Semifinals 3rd 7 5 2 16 13 Squad
Sweden 1989 Preliminary round 10th 7 1 6 10 18 Squad
Germany 1991 Preliminary round 11th 5 1 4 6 13 Squad
Finland 1993 Did not qualify
Greece 1995 Preliminary round 7th 7 4 3 13 12 Squad
Netherlands 1997 Preliminary round 11th 5 0 5 3 15 Squad
Austria 1999 Did not qualify
European Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czech Republic 2001 Did not qualify
Germany 2003 Preliminary round 11th 5 1 4 7 13 Squad
Italy Serbia and Montenegro 2005 Preliminary round 6th 5 3 2 10 11 Squad
Russia 2007 First round 13th 3 1 2 4 8 Squad
Turkey 2009 Playoff round 8th 8 5 3 17 14 Squad
Austria Czech Republic 2011 Did not qualify
Denmark Poland 2013
Bulgaria Italy 2015
Poland 2017
Total 0 Titles 14/29 90 34 56 135 199

World League[edit]

FIVB World League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1990 Did not enter
Italy 1991
Italy 1992
Brazil 1993 Intercontinental round 11th 20 3 17 21 54 Squad
Italy 1994 Intercontinental round 7th 12 5 7 15 27 Squad
Brazil 1995 Intercontinental round 9th 12 3 9 14 30 Squad
Netherlands 1996 Intercontinental round 11th 12 1 11 4 35 Squad
Russia 1997 Did not enter
Italy 1998 Intercontinental round 12th 12 2 10 10 33 Squad
Argentina 1999 Did not enter
Netherlands 2000
Poland 2001 Intercontinental round 9th 12 6 6 24 25 Squad
Brazil 2002 Intercontinental round 9th 12 6 6 23 23 Squad
Spain 2003 Final round 7th 15 7 8 27 34 Squad
Italy 2004 Intercontinental round 5th 12 5 7 22 25 Squad
Serbia and Montenegro 2005 Intercontinental round 7th 12 5 7 22 24 Squad
Russia 2006 Did not enter
Poland 2007
Brazil 2008
Serbia 2009
FIVB World League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Argentina 2010 Did not enter
Poland 2011
Bulgaria 2012
Argentina 2013
Italy 2014
Brazil 2015 G3 Intercontinental round 25th 6 4 2 16 12 Squad
Poland 2016 G3 Semifinals 27th 8 6 2 18 10 Squad
Brazil 2017 G3 Intercontinental round 36th 6 0 6 4 18 Squad
Total 0 Titles 13/28 151 53 98 220 350

European League[edit]

European League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czech Republic 2004 Did not enter
Russia 2005
Turkey 2006 Semifinals 3rd 14 8 6 29 24 Squad
Portugal 2007 League round 8th 12 5 7 19 25 Squad
Turkey 2008 League round 6th 12 4 8 21 25 Squad
Portugal 2009 League round 7th 12 4 8 20 29 Squad
Spain 2010 League round 5th 12 5 7 24 23 Squad
Slovakia 2011 League round 9th 12 3 9 14 29 Squad
Turkey 2012 League round 10th 12 3 9 17 31 Squad
Turkey 2013 Did not enter
European League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Montenegro 2014 Final 2nd 12 6 6 26 24 Squad
Poland 2015 League round 5th 10 7 3 23 15 Squad
Bulgaria 2016 Did not enter
Denmark 2017
Total 0 Titles 9/13 108 45 63 193 225

Mediterranean Games[edit]

Mediterranean Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Lebanon 1959 Did not enter
Italy 1963
Tunisia 1967
Turkey 1971 3rd Squad
Algeria 1975 4th Squad
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1979 2nd Squad
Morocco 1983 3rd Squad
Syria 1987 6th Squad
Greece 1991 5th Squad
France 1993 4th Squad
Italy 1997 Did not enter
Mediterranean Games record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Tunisia 2001 7th Squad
Spain 2005 Quarterfinals 7th 5 3 2 9 8 Squad
Italy 2009 6th Squad
Turkey 2013 Did not enter
Total 0 Titles 10/15

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Greek roster in the 2017 World League.[1]

Head coach: Konstantinos Arseniadis

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
2 Tzourits, MitarMitar Tzourits (C) 25 April 1989 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) Italy Calzedonia Verona
3 Gkaras, DimitriosDimitrios Gkaras 12 November 1985 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 282 cm (111 in) 280 cm (110 in) Greece P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki
4 Takouridis, IoannisIoannis Takouridis 24 May 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Greece P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki
5 Terzis, AthanassiosAthanassios Terzis 17 March 1979 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 325 cm (128 in) Greece P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki
6 Stivachtis, KonstantinosKonstantinos Stivachtis 22 May 1980 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in) Greece Olympiacos
7 Petreas, GeorgiosGeorgios Petreas 19 November 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 320 cm (130 in) France GFCO Ajaccio
9 Kokkinakis, MenelaosMenelaos Kokkinakis 21 January 1993 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 305 cm (120 in) Greece Olympiacos
10 Andreadis, AndreasAndreas Andreadis 14 January 1982 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 260 cm (100 in) 315 cm (124 in) Greece P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki
11 Kasampalis, StavrosStavros Kasampalis 1 June 1995 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 296 cm (117 in) 266 cm (105 in) Greece Ethnikos Alexandroupolis
12 Zoupani, NikosNikos Zoupani 18 March 1989 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Greece Olympiacos
13 Koumentakis, RafailRafail Koumentakis 5 May 1993 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) Poland Cuprum Lubin
14 Tselios, ParaskevasParaskevas Tselios 26 July 1997 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 335 cm (132 in) Greece Ethnikos Alexandroupolis
15 Frangos, Andreas-DimitriosAndreas-Dimitrios Frangos 21 December 1989 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Greece Olympiacos
16 Stefanou, GeorgiosGeorgios Stefanou 12 January 1981 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 305 cm (120 in) Greece Olympiacos
17 Protopsaltis, AthanasiosAthanasios Protopsaltis 12 September 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 316 cm (124 in) Germany Friedrichshafen
18 Dalakouras, AnestisAnestis Dalakouras 18 June 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 328 cm (129 in) Austria Aich-Dob
19 Sotiriou, SotiriosSotirios Sotiriou 20 April 1986 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 338 cm (133 in) Greece P.A.O.K. Thessaloniki
20 Palentzas, NikolaosNikolaos Palentzas 6 April 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Greece Ethnikos Alexandroupolis

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster - Greece". FIVB World League 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 

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