Netherlands men's national volleyball team

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Netherlands
Logo-NeVoBo.png
Nickname(s)Orange Tulips
Orange
AssociationNederlandse Volleybalbond (Nevobo)
Head coachGido Vermeulen
FIVB ranking15 (as of October 2018)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances6 (First in 1964)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1996)
World Championship
Appearances12 (First in 1949)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (1994)
World Cup
Appearances2 (First in 1965)
Best result2nd, silver medalist(s) (1995)
European Championship
Appearances25 (First in 1948)
Best result1st, gold medalist(s) (1997)
www.volleybal.nl (in Dutch)

The Netherlands men's national volleyball team represents the Netherlands in FIVB tournaments. Volleyball is the most popular indoor sport in the country, with over 125,000 associates.[1] The team had their most successful phase beginning in the 1990s under coaches Arie Selinger and Joop Alberda, reaching various finals for international tournaments and winning both the Olympic Games and the World League in 1996.[2] Netherlands in World Championship won silver medal 1994 Greece.

Results[edit]

Summer Olympics[edit]

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World Championship[edit]

Year Result Pld W L SW SL PW PL
Czechoslovakia 1949 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1952 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1956 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1960 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Soviet Union 1962 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Czechoslovakia 1966 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bulgaria 1970 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mexico 1974 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1978 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 1982 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
France 1986 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1990 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Greece 1994 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1998 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 2002 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2006 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 2010 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2014 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy Bulgaria 2018 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FIVB World Cup[edit]

Year Result Pld W L SW SL PW PL
Poland 1965 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
East Germany 1969 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1977 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1981 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1985 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1989 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1991 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1995 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1999 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2003 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2007 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2011 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2015 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • Japan 1997Silver medal with cup.svg Silver medal
Year Result Pld W L SW SL PW PL
Japan 1993 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 1997 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2001 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2005 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2009 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2013 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japan 2017 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

European Championship[edit]

FIVB World League[edit]

World League record
Year Result GP MW ML SW SL PW PL
Japan 1990 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1991 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1992 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1993 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1994 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1995 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 1996 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 1997 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 1998 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 1999 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Netherlands 2000 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2001 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2002 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Spain 2003 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 2004 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia and Montenegro 2005 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Russia 2006 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2007 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2008 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serbia 2009 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 2010 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2011 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2012 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 2013 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Italy 2014 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2015 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland 2016 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brazil 2017 th place 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 0/28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

European League[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

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

Head coach: Gido Vermeulen

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2018–19 club
1 Daan van Haarlem 15 March 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 323 cm (127 in) Bulgaria Levski Sofia
2 Wessel Keemink 29 May 1993 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 326 cm (128 in) Belgium Aalst
3 Maarten van Garderen 24 January 1990 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 359 cm (141 in) 338 cm (133 in) Italy Trentino
4 Thijs ter Horst 18 September 1991 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 364 cm (143 in) 344 cm (135 in) South Korea Daejeon Bluefangs
5 Dirk Sparidans 5 March 1989 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 326 cm (128 in) 300 cm (120 in) France Nantes
6 Jasper Diefenbach 17 March 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) France Tours
7 Gijs Jorna 30 May 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) France Spacer's Toulouse
10 Jeroen Rauwerdink 13 September 1985 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 320 cm (130 in) Greece Olympiacos
12 Tim Smit 31 December 1989 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 343 cm (135 in) 332 cm (131 in) France Tourcoing
14 Nimir Abdel-Aziz (C) 5 February 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 350 cm (140 in) Italy Milano
15 Thomas Koelewijn 18 December 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) France Stade Poitevin Poitiers
16 Wouter ter Maat 7 May 1991 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 338 cm (133 in) Turkey Fenerbahçe
17 Michaël Parkinson 23 November 1991 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 350 cm (140 in) France Nantes
19 Just Dronkers 7 June 1993 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 308 cm (121 in) Belgium Maaseik

Coach history[edit]

Kit providers[edit]

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

Period Kit provider
2000– Mizuno
Erima
Erreà

Sponsorship[edit]

Primary sponsors include: main sponsors like Ilionx other sponsors: Lotto, Eilers Sport, Johan Cruyff Foundation, Zilveren Kruis, DELA. Voor Elkaar and BvdGF.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ [2]
  3. ^ "Team Roster – Netherlands". FIVB. Retrieved 12 September 2018.

External links[edit]