Tsvetan Sokolov

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Tsvetan Sokolov
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Personal information
Full name Tsvetan Sokolov
Nationality Bulgarian
Born (1989-12-31) December 31, 1989 (age 25)
Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
Hometown Dupnitsa, Bulgaria
Height 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight 108 kg (238 lb)
Spike 362 cm (143 in)
Block 330 cm (130 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite
Current club Turkey Halkbank Ankara
Years Teams
Bulgaria Marek Union Ivkoni
Italy Itas Diatec Trentino
Italy Bre Banca Lannutti Cuneo
Italy Itas Diatec Trentino
Turkey Halkbank Ankara
National team
2007–  Bulgaria
Last updated: April 30, 2014

Tsvetan Sokolov (Bulgarian: Цветан Соколов) (born December 31, 1989) is a Bulgarian volleyball player, a member of Bulgaria men's national volleyball team and Turkish club Halkbank Ankara, a participant of the Olympic Games London 2012, bronze medalist of the European Championship 2009. He is a multiple winner of the CEV Champions League and FIVB Club World Championship with the Italian club Trentino Volley. During the 2014/2015 European club tournaments volleyball season, Sokolov was the top scorer with 199 points in 10 matches.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Sokolov was born in Dupnitsa, Bulgaria. In 2014 he married to Deliyana Hristova. On October 27, 2014 his wife gave a birth to their children - boy twins Nikola and Viktor.[2]

Sporting achievements[edit]

CEV Champions League[edit]

FIVB Club World Championship[edit]

National championship[edit]

National team[edit]

CEV European Championship[edit]



  1. ^ "Цецо Соколов реализатор №1 в Европа" (in Bulgarian). 7sport.net. 2015-04-19. Retrieved 2015-10-29. 
  2. ^ BUL M: Sokolov became father of twins - worldofvolley.com - 27-10-2014

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Poland Zbigniew Bartman
Best Opposite Spiker of
FIVB World League

Succeeded by
Brazil Wallace de Souza