Russia women's national volleyball team

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Association Volleyball Federation Of Russia
Confederation CEV
Head coach Yuri Marichev
FIVB ranking 5 (as of August 2016)
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Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 13 (First in 1964)
Best result Gold (1968, 1972, 1980 & 1988)
World Championship
Appearances 16 (First in 1952)
Best result Gold (1952, 1956, 1960, 1970, 1990, 2006 & 2010)
European Championship
Appearances 29 (First in 1949)
Best result Gold (1949, 1950, 1951, 1958, 1963, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2013, 2015)
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The Russia women'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.

They played from 1949 to 1991 as the Soviet Union and as CIS in 1992.

Winner of 12 major world titles[edit]

As USSR (10)[edit]

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
1952 1st World Championship Soviet Union Soviet Union  Poland  Czechoslovakia
1956 2nd World Championship France France  Romania  Poland
1960 3rd World Championship Brazil Brazil  Japan  Czechoslovakia
1968# 19th Olympic Games Mexico Mexico  Japan  Poland
1970# 6th World Championship Bulgaria Bulgaria  Japan  North Korea
1972# 20th Olympic Games West Germany West Germany  Japan  North Korea
1973# 1st World Cup Uruguay Uruguay  Japan  South Korea
1980 22nd Olympic Games Soviet Union Soviet Union  East Germany  Bulgaria
1988 24th Olympic Games South Korea South Korea  Peru  China
1990 11th World Championship China China  China  United States

# – 4 major titles in row in late 1960s - early 1970s (World Women's Volleyball Championship, World Cup, Olympic Games)

As Russia (2)[edit]

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
2006 15th World Championship Japan Japan  Brazil  Serbia
2010 16th World Championship Japan Japan  Brazil  Japan

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

As Soviet Union
  • 1964Silver Silver Medal
  • 1968Gold Gold Medal
  • 1972Gold Gold Medal
  • 1976Silver Silver Medal
  • 1980Gold Gold Medal
  • 1988Gold Gold Medal
As Unified Team
  • 1992Silver Silver Medal
As Russia
  • 1996 — 4th place
  • 2000Silver Silver Medal
  • 2004Silver Silver Medal
  • 2008 — 5th place (tied)
  • 2012 — 5th place (tied)
  • 2016 — 5th place (tied)

FIVB World Championship[edit]

As Soviet Union
  • 1952Gold Gold Medal
  • 1956Gold Gold Medal
  • 1960Gold Gold Medal
  • 1962Silver Silver Medal
  • 1970Gold Gold Medal
  • 1974Silver Silver Medal
  • 1978Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1982 – 6th place
  • 1986 – 6th place
  • 1990Gold Gold Medal
As Russia
  • 1994Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1998Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2002Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2006Gold Gold Medal
  • 2010Gold Gold Medal
  • 2014 – 5th place

FIVB World Cup[edit]

As Soviet Union
  • 1973Gold Gold Medal
  • 1977 – 7th place (tied)
  • 1981Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1985Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1989Silver Silver Medal
  • 1991Bronze Bronze Medal
As Russia
  • 1999Silver Silver Medal
  • 2015 – 4th place

FIVB World Grand Prix[edit]

As Russia
  • 1993Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1994 — 7th place
  • 1995 — 6th place
  • 1996Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1997Gold Gold Medal
  • 1998Silver Silver Medal
  • 1999Gold Gold Medal
  • 2000Silver Silver Medal
  • 2001Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2002Gold Gold Medal
  • 2003Silver Silver Medal
  • 2004 — 7th place
  • 2006Silver Silver Medal
  • 2007 — 4th place
  • 2009Silver Silver Medal
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2013 — 7th place
  • 2014Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2015Silver Silver Medal
  • 2016 — 4th place

European Championship[edit]

As Soviet Union
  • 1949Gold Gold Medal
  • 1950Gold Gold Medal
  • 1951Gold Gold Medal
  • 1955Silver Silver Medal
  • 1958Gold Gold Medal
  • 1963Gold Gold Medal
  • 1967Gold Gold Medal
  • 1971Gold Gold Medal
  • 1975Gold Gold Medal
  • 1977Gold Gold Medal
  • 1979Gold Gold Medal
  • 1981Silver Silver Medal
  • 1983Silver Silver Medal
  • 1985Gold Gold Medal
  • 1987Silver Silver Medal
  • 1989Gold Gold Medal
  • 1991Gold Gold Medal
As Russia
  • 1993Gold Gold Medal
  • 1995Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 1997Gold Gold Medal
  • 1999Gold Gold Medal
  • 2001Gold Gold Medal
  • 2003 – 5th place
  • 2005Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2007Bronze Bronze Medal
  • 2009 – 6th place
  • 2011 – 6th place
  • 2013Gold Gold Medal
  • 2015Gold Gold Medal

Current squad[edit]

Russia winner European Women's Championship 2015

The following is the Russian roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics.[1][2] ‹See Tfd›view · talk

Head coach: Yuri Marichev

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015–16 club
1 Shcherban, YanaYana Shcherban 6 September 1989 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 294 cm (116 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
3 Ezhova, ElenaElena Ezhova 14 August 1977 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 288 cm (113 in) 282 cm (111 in) Russia Dynamo Kazan
4 Zaryazhko, IrinaIrina Zaryazhko 4 October 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Uralochka Ekaterinburg
6 Malygina, DariaDaria Malygina 4 April 1994 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 305 cm (120 in) Russia Zarechie Odintsovo
8 Goncharova, NataliyaNataliya Goncharova 1 June 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 306 cm (120 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
9 Ulyakina, VeraVera Ulyakina 21 August 1986 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 293 cm (115 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
10 Kosianenko, EkaterinaEkaterina Kosianenko (C) 2 February 1990 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 285 cm (112 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
14 Fetisova, IrinaIrina Fetisova 7 September 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 286 cm (113 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
15 Kosheleva, TatianaTatiana Kosheleva 23 December 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar
16 Voronkova, IrinaIrina Voronkova 20 October 1995 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Zarechie Odintsovo
19 Malova, AnnaAnna Malova (L) 16 April 1990 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 286 cm (113 in) 290 cm (110 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
20 Shlyakhovaya, AnastasiaAnastasia Shlyakhovaya 5 October 1990 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 313 cm (123 in) 307 cm (121 in) Russia Dinamo Krasnodar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Russia roster" [Volleyball Federal Press of July 18, 2016] (in Russian). 25 July 2016. Retrieved 26 July 2016. 
  2. ^ "Russia FIVB Olympic Profile". FIVB. Retrieved 27 July 2016. 

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