Russia men's national volleyball team

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Association Volleyball Federation Of Russia
Confederation CEV
Head coach Vladimir Alekno
FIVB ranking 3 (as of October 2015)
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Summer Olympics
Appearances 12 (First in 1964)
Best result Gold (1964, 1968, 1980, 2012)
World Championship
Appearances 18 (First in 1949)
Best result Gold (1949, 1952, 1960, 1962, 1978, 1982)
European Championship
Appearances 28 (First in 1950)
Best result Gold (1950, 1951, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1991, 2013)
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The Russia men's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of Russia. It is governed by the Russian Volleyball Federation and takes part in international volleyball competitions. Russia winning Four Olympic Games in years (1964, 1968, 1980 and 2012), six World Championship (1949, 1952, 1960, 1962, 1978, and 1982), three World League and six World Cup and thirteen in European Championship.

FIVB considers Russia as the inheritor of the records of Soviet Union (1948–1991) and CIS (1992).

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 19641st Gold medal
  • 19681st Gold medal
  • 19723rd Bronze medal
  • 19762nd Silver medal
  • 19801st Gold medal
  • 1984 – Qualified but later withdrew
  • 19882nd Silver medal
Unified Team (CIS)
  • 1992 – 7th place
Russia
  • 1996 – 4th place
  • 20002nd Silver medal
  • 20043rd Bronze medal
  • 20083rd Bronze medal
  • 20121st Gold medal

World Championship[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 19491st Gold medal
  • 19521st Gold medal
  • 19563rd Bronze medal
  • 19601st Gold medal
  • 19621st Gold medal
  • 19663rd Bronze medal
  • 1970 – 6th place
  • 19742nd Silver medal
  • 19781st Gold medal
  • 19821st Gold medal
  • 19862nd Silver medal
  • 19903rd Bronze medal
Russia
  • 1994 – 7th place
  • 1998 – 5th place
  • 20022nd Silver medal
  • 2006 – 7th place
  • 2010 – 5th place
  • 2014 – 5th place

World Cup[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 19651st Gold medal
  • 19693rd Bronze medal
  • 19771st Gold medal
  • 19811st Gold medal
  • 19852nd Silver medal
  • 19893rd Bronze medal
  • 19911st Gold medal
Russia
  • 19991st Gold medal
  • 20072nd Silver medal
  • 20111st Gold medal

World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

  • 20132nd Silver medal

World League[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 1990 – 4th place
  • 19913rd Bronze medal
CIS
  • 1992 – 6th place
Russia
  • 19932nd Silver medal
  • 1994 – 6th place
  • 1995 – 4th place
  • 19963rd Bronze medal
  • 19973rd Bronze medal
  • 19982nd Silver medal
  • 1999 – 4th place
  • 20002nd Silver medal
  • 20013rd Bronze medal
  • 20021st Gold medal
  • 2003 – 7th place
  • 20063rd Bronze medal
  • 20072nd Silver medal
  • 20083rd Bronze medal
  • 20093rd Bronze medal
  • 20102nd Silver medal
  • 20111st Gold medal
  • 2012 – 8th place
  • 20131st Gold medal
  • 2014 – 5th place
  • 2015 – 7th place

European Championship[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 19501st Gold medal
  • 19511st Gold medal
  • 1955 – 4th place
  • 19583rd Bronze medal
  • 19633rd Bronze medal
  • 19671st Gold medal
  • 19711st Gold medal
  • 19751st Gold medal
  • 19771st Gold medal
  • 19791st Gold medal
  • 19811st Gold medal
  • 19831st Gold medal
  • 19851st Gold medal
  • 19871st Gold medal
  • 1989 – 4th place
  • 19911st Gold medal
Russia
  • 19933rd Bronze medal
  • 1995 – 5th place
  • 1997 – 5th place
  • 19992nd Silver medal
  • 20013rd Bronze medal
  • 20033rd Bronze medal
  • 20052nd Silver medal
  • 20072nd Silver medal
  • 2009 – 4th place
  • 2011 – 4th place
  • 20131st Gold medal
  • 2015 – 6th place

European League[edit]

  • 20042nd Silver medal
  • 20051st Gold medal

Team[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Russian roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Andrey Voronkov

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
2 Makarov, SergeySergey Makarov (C) 28 March 1980 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 329 cm (130 in) Russia Kuzbass Kemerovo
3 Apalikov, NikolayNikolay Apalikov 26 August 1982 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 103 kg (227 lb) 353 cm (139 in) 344 cm (135 in) Russia Zenit Kazan
5 Grankin, SergeySergey Grankin 21 January 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 351 cm (138 in) 320 cm (130 in) Russia Dinamo Moscow
7 Pavlov, NikolayNikolay Pavlov 22 May 1982 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 321 cm (126 in) Russia Gubernia Nizhniy Novgorod
8 Biryukov, DenisDenis Biryukov 8 December 1988 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 324 cm (128 in) Russia Dinamo Moscow
9 Spiridonov, AlekseyAleksey Spiridonov 26 June 1988 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 347 cm (137 in) 328 cm (129 in) Russia Zenit Kazan
10 Savin, SergeySergey Savin 7 October 1988 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 343 cm (135 in) 325 cm (128 in) Russia Gubernia Nizhniy Novgorod
11 Ashchev, AndreyAndrey Ashchev 10 May 1983 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 338 cm (133 in) Russia Zenit Kazan
13 Muserskiy, DmitriyDmitriy Muserskiy 29 October 1988 2.18 m (7 ft 2 in) 104 kg (229 lb) 375 cm (148 in) 347 cm (137 in) Russia Belogorie Belogorod
14 Volvich, ArtemArtem Volvich 22 January 1990 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Russia Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
15 Ilinikh, DmitriyDmitriy Ilinikh 31 January 1987 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 330 cm (130 in) Russia Belogorie Belogorod
18 Moroz, PavelPavel Moroz 26 February 1987 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 105 kg (231 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 343 cm (135 in) Russia Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
20 Ermakov, ArtemArtem Ermakov 16 March 1982 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 323 cm (127 in) 313 cm (123 in) Russia Dinamo Moscow
21 Golubev, ValentinValentin Golubev 3 May 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 305 cm (120 in) Russia Lokomotiv Novosibirsk

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Russia". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

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