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 25 (as of July 2017)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances 6 (First in 1964)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1996)
World Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1949)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (1994)
World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1965)
Best result 2nd, silver medalist(s) (1995)
European Championship
Appearances 25 (First in 1948)
Best result 1st, gold medalist(s) (1997)
www.volleybal.nl (in 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]

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • Japan 1997Silver medal with cup.svg Silver medal

European Championship[edit]

FIVB World League[edit]

European League[edit]

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following squad has been selected for the 2017 Men's European Volleyball Championship.

Head coach: Gido Vermeulen
Assistants:
No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
1 Van Haarlem, DaanDaan Van Haarlem 15 March 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 323 cm (127 in) Czech Republic Vaše Kladno
2 Keemink, WesselWessel Keemink 29 May 1993 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 326 cm (128 in) Netherlands SV Dynamo Apeldoorn
3 Sparidans, DirkDirk Sparidans 5 March 1989 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 326 cm (128 in) 300 cm (120 in) Czech Republic Vaše Kladno
4 Ter Horst, ThijsThijs 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 Samsung Bluefangs
5 van De Kamp, AukeAuke van De Kamp 31 July 1995 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 94 kg (207 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 322 cm (127 in) Netherlands Abiant Lycurgus
6 Diefenbach, JasperJasper Diefenbach (C) 17 March 1988 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) France Nantes VB
7 Jorne, GijsGijs Jorne 30 May 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) France Chaumont VB 52
8 Plak, FabianFabian Plak 23 July 1997 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 326 cm (128 in) Netherlands TalentTeam Papendal Arnhem
10 Rauwerdink, JeroenJeroen Rauwerdink 13 September 1985 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 320 cm (130 in) Turkey Ziraat Bankası
14 Abdel-Aziz, NimirNimir Abdel-Aziz 5 February 1992 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 350 cm (140 in) France Poitiers VB
15 Koelewijn, ThomasThomas Koelewijn 18 December 1988 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) France Montpellier VB
16 ter Maat, WouterWouter ter Maat 7 May 1991 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 338 cm (133 in) Germany Berlin Volleys
17 Parkinson, MichaëlMichaël Parkinson 23 November 1991 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 350 cm (140 in) Belgium Lindemans Aalst
18 Adringa, RobbertRobbert Adringa 28 April 1990 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) France Poitiers VB

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]

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