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
  • 2016 – Qualified

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 – 8th place
  • 2016 – 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 Volleyball at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Men's European qualification.[1]

Head coach: Vladimir Alekno

No. Name Date of Birth Position Current Club
1 Aleksey Obmochaev 22 May 1989 Libero Russia Dynamo Moscow
3 Dmitry Kovalev 15 March 1991 Setter Russia Ural Ufa
4 Artëm Volvich 22 January 1990 Middle-blocker Russia Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
5 Sergey Grankin 21 January 1985 Setter Russia Dynamo Moscow
8 Sergey Tetyukhin 23 September 1975 Opposite Russia Belogorie
9 Yury Berezhko 27 January 1984 Opposite Russia Dynamo Moscow
11 Andrey Ashchev 10 May 1983 Middle-blocker Russia Zenit-Kazan
12 Konstantin Bakun 15 March 1985 Outside-spiker Russia Gazprom-Yugra
15 Dmitry Shcherbinin 10 September 1989 Middle-blocker Russia Dynamo Moscow
16 Aleksey Verbov 31 January 1982 Libero Russia Zenit-Kazan
17 Maxim Mikhaylov 19 March 1988 Outside-spiker Russia Zenit-Kazan
18 Aleksandr Volkov 14 February 1985 Middle-blocker Russia Ural Ufa
19 Egor Kliuka 15 June 1995 Opposite Russia Fakel Novy Urengoy
20 Artem Ermakov 16 March 1982 Libero Russia Dynamo Moscow
21 Alexander Gutsalyuk 15 January 1988 Middle-blocker Russia Zenit Kazan
22 Alexander Markin 28 July 1990 Outside-spiker Russia Dynamo Moscow

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Russia". Retrieved 18 February 2016. 

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