Netherlands men's national volleyball team

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Netherlands
Logo-NeVoBo.png
Nickname(s) Orange Tulips
Orange
Association Nederlandse Volleybal Bond (Nevobo)
Head coach Gido Vermeulen
FIVB ranking 23 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 6 (First in 1964)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1996)
World Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1949)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (1994)
European Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1997)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1997)
www.volleybal.nl (Dutch)
Netherlands men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympics
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Team
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Team
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 1994 Greece
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1997 Eindhoven
Silver medal – second place 1993 Turku
Silver medal – second place 1995 Athens
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Stockholm
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Berlin
World League
Gold medal – first place 1996 Rotterdam
Silver medal – second place 1990 Osaka
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Milan
World Cup
Silver medal – second place 1995 Japan

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]

World Championship[edit]

FIVB World Cup[edit]

  • 1995 — 2nd place

FIVB World League[edit]

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • 1993 — did not compete
  • 1997 — 2nd place
  • 2001 — did not compete
  • 2005 — did not compete
  • 2009 — did not compete

European League[edit]

  • 2004 — 3rd place
  • 2005 — did not compete
  • 2006 — 1st place
  • 2007 — 7th place
  • 2008 — 2nd place
  • 2009 — did not compete
  • 2010 — did not compete
  • 2011 — Group stage
  • 2012 — 1st place

European Championship[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Coach: Netherlands Gido Vermeulen

# Name Current club Country Height
1 Nimir Abdel-Aziz Landstede Zwolle  Netherlands 1.95 m.
2 Nico Freriks Knack Randstad Roeselare  Belgium 1.92 m.
3 Yannick van Harskamp Noliko Maaseik  Belgium 1.90 m.
4 Thijs ter Horst Lanhenkel Orion  Netherlands 2.04 m.
5 Mathijs Mast Edilesse Cavriago  Italy 2.00 m.
6 Dirk Sparidans Draisma Dynamo  Netherlands 1.79 m.
7 Gijs Jorna Saint-Quentin  France 1.98 m.
8 Kay van Dijk ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle  Poland 2.15 m.
9 Jasper Diefenbach Draisma Dynamo  Netherlands 1.95 m.
10 Jeroen Rauwerdink Acqua Paradiso Monza Brianza  Italy 2.00 m.
11 Floris van Rekom Draisma Dynamo  Netherlands 1.95 m.
12 Ewoud Gommans Draisma Dynamo  Netherlands 2.00 m.
13 Tije Vlam Knack Randstad Roeselare  Belgium 2.07 m.
14 Niels Klapwijk Noliko Maaseik  Belgium 2.00 m.
15 Lars Lorsheid Tourcoing Lille Métropole  France 2.00 m.
16 Dick Kooy ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle  Poland 2.02 m.
17 Rob Bontje Berlin Recycling Volleys  Germany 2.06 m.
18 Jelte Maan Noliko Maaseik  Belgium 1.90 m.
19 Bas van Bemmelen RWE Volleys Bottrop  Germany 2.06 m.
20 Wytze Kooistra Olympiacos S.C.  Greece 2.09 m.
21 Bert Sturkenboom TV Bühl  Germany 1.96 m.
22 Jeroen Trommel MKS Cuprum Lubin  Poland 1.94 m.
23 Robert Horstink Sisley Treviso  Italy 2.02 m.
24 Michaël Parkinson Rivium Rotterdam  Netherlands 2.03 m.
25 Robin Overbeeke Rivium Rotterdam  Netherlands 1.98 m.
26 Sjoerd Hoogendoorn Vammalan Lentopallo  Finland 1.95 m.
27 Jan-Willem Snippe Santa Croce[disambiguation needed]  Italy 2.00 m.
28 Tony Krolis Nantes  France 1.94 m.

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]