Paykan Tehran VC

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Paykan Tehran
Full name Paykan Tehran Volleyball Club
Short name Paykan
Founded 1967; 50 years ago
Ground Tehran House of Volleyball, Tehran
Chairman Iran Mahmoud Shiei
Manager Iran Amir Mehdi Nafar
Captain Iran Saeid Marouf
League Iranian Super League
2016–17 2nd
Website Club home page
Uniforms
Home
Away

Paykan Tehran Volleyball Club (Persian: باشگاه والیبال پیکان تـهران ‎‎) is an Iranian professional volleyball team based in Tehran, Iran. The team is owned by Iran Khodro, an Iranian automobile manufacturer. They compete in the Iranian Volleyball Super League. Paykan VC is the volleyball club of the multisport Paykan Sport Club.

History[edit]

Establishment[edit]

Paykan Tehran Volleyball Club was founded in 1967 in Tehran, Iran, as a part of Paykan Sport Club. They started playing matches in 1969 when they played a series of exhibition games against European opponents.

Success[edit]

They are the most successful volleyball club in Iran with 12 league titles. Paykan is also the most decorated club in Asian volleyball, as they have won the Asian Club Championships a record seven times. In 2010 Paykan placed third in the World Club Championships.

Arena[edit]

Khaneh Volleyball Tehran is the home arena for Paykan and hosts all competitive and official matches. The club uses Number 1 Mix-Use Complex as its training location and also hosts friendly matches for the club.

Team Rosters[edit]

2015/2016[edit]

2014/2015[edit]

Notable former players[edit]

Honors[edit]

Winners (12): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
Runners-up (5): 2001, 2002, 2004, 2016, 2017
Third place (3): 2005, 2012, 2013
Winners (7): 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Runners-up (4): 1996, 1998, 2000, 2004
Third place (3): 1997, 1999, 2015
Third place (1): 2010
Fourth place (2): 2009, 2015

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