Mexico men's national volleyball team

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Mexico
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Association Federación Mexicana de Voleibol
Confederation NORCECA
Head coach Jorge Azair
FIVB ranking 19 (as of August 2016)
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Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 2 (First in 1968)
Best result 10th (1968)
World Championship
Appearances 5 (First in 1974)
Best result 10th (1974)
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Mexico men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Pan American Games
Silver medal – second place 1955 Mexico City Team
Bronze medal – third place 1959 Chicago Team
Bronze medal – third place 1975 Mexico City Team
NORCECA Championship
Silver medal – second place 1969 Mexico City
Silver medal – second place 1975 Los Angeles
Silver medal – second place 1977 Santo Domingo
Bronze medal – third place 1971 Havana
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Havana
Pan-American Cup
Gold medal – first place 2007 Santo Domingo
Silver medal – second place 2013 Mexico City

The Mexico men's national volleyball team represents Mexico in international volleyball competitions. In the 1950s the squad twice won a medal (silver and bronze) at the Pan American Games. The dominant forces in men's volleyball in North and Central America are Cuba and the United States.

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 1968 – 10th place
  • 2016 – 11th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 1974 – 10th place
  • 1978 – 12th place
  • 1982 – 18th place
  • 2010 – 13th place
  • 2014 – 17th place

NORCECA Championship[edit]

Pan American Games[edit]

  • 1955 – 3rd place
  • 1959 – 3rd place
  • 1963 – did not compete
  • 1967 – 4th place
  • 1971 – 5th place
  • 1975 – 3rd place
  • 1979 – 4th place
  • 1983 – did not compete
  • 1987 – did not compete
  • 1991 – did not compete
  • 1995 – did not compete
  • 1999 – did not compete
  • 2003 – did not compete
  • 2007 – 8th place
  • 2011 – 4th place
  • 2015 – 7th place

Pan-American Cup[edit]

World League[edit]

  • 2014 – 25th place
  • 2015 – 30th place
  • 2016 – 34th place

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Mexican roster in the 2016 Olympic Games.[1]

Head coach: Jorge Azair from Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon.

Assistant coach: Sergio Hernandez from National Autonomous University of Mexico, Pumas UNAM.

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Vargas, DanielDaniel Vargas 1 September 1986 1.99 m (6 ft 6 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 330 cm (130 in) Mexico Pumas UNAM
4 Ruiz de la Cruz, GonzaloGonzalo Ruiz de la Cruz 3 October 1988 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Mexico IMSS ATN
5 Rangel, JesúsJesús Rangel 20 September 1980 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 330 cm (130 in) Mexico Halcones
6 Perales, Jesús AlbertoJesús Alberto Perales 22 December 1993 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 328 cm (129 in) 304 cm (120 in) Mexico Virtus Guanajuato
7 Quiñones, JorgeJorge Quiñones 13 November 1981 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 325 cm (128 in) Mexico Guanajuato
9 Guerra, CarlosCarlos Guerra (C) 3 August 1981 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 339 cm (133 in) 330 cm (130 in) Switzerland Chênois Genève
10 Rangel, PedroPedro Rangel 16 September 1988 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 324 cm (128 in) Germany Moerser SC
11 Barajas, JorgeJorge Barajas 7 May 1991 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 317 cm (125 in) Mexico Tigres UANL
13 Córdova, SamuelSamuel Córdova 13 March 1989 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 353 cm (139 in) 335 cm (132 in) Mexico Cocoteros de Colima
14 Aguilera, TomásTomás Aguilera 15 November 1988 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) Mexico Chihuahua
17 Orellana, NéstorNéstor Orellana 7 January 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 327 cm (129 in) Mexico Tigres UANL
21 Martínez, JoséJosé Martínez 23 January 1993 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 334 cm (131 in) Mexico Virtus Guanajuato

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mexico - Olympic Games". Retrieved 17 August 2016. 

External links[edit]