Valeriya Mammadova

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Valeriya Məmmədova
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Personal information
Full name Valeriya Mammadova-Korotenko
Nationality Azerbaijan
Born (1984-01-29) January 29, 1984 (age 33)
Baku, Soviet Union
Hometown Baku, Azerbaijan
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Spike 275 cm (108 in)
Block 260 cm (100 in)
Volleyball information
Position Libero
Current club Azerrail Baku
Number 12
Career
Years Teams
2000-2001
2001-2007
2007
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-
Lokomotiv Baku
Azerrail Baku
Voléro Zürich
Azerrail Baku
Fenerbahçe
Azerrail Baku
National team
2002- Azerbaijan

Valeriya Mammadova (née Korotenko, Azerbaijani: Valeriya Məmmədova; Russian: Валерия Мамедова; born January 29, 1984 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is an Azerbaijani professional volleyball player. She is currently playing for Azerrail Baku.[1]

Career[edit]

Born in Baku, Valeriya first played volleyball at age nine and joined the school volleyball team.

She played 180 times for the Azerbaijan women's national volleyball team and was awarded the best libero of 2005 Women's European Volleyball Championship.

Mammadova was a member of Azerrail Baku and Volero Zurich before joining Fenerbahçe Women's Volleyball team. She won the bronze medal at the 2008–09 CEV Cup playing with Fenerbahçe Acıbadem and was awarded "Best Receiver".

She is married to Azerbaijani judoka Nijat Mammadov.[2]

Mammadova played with Azerrail Baku winning the 2015–16 Azerbaijan Super League championship[3] and she became Best Libero.[4]

Clubs[edit]

Awards[edit]

Individuals[edit]

  • 2001-02 CEV Top Teams Cup "Best Libero"
  • 2004-05 CEV Champions' League "Best Libero"
  • 2005 European Championship "Best Libero"
  • 2005 Yeltsin Cup "Best Libero"
  • 2005-06 CEV Champions' League "Best Libero"
  • 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix - European Qualification "Best Libero"
  • 2006 FIVB World Grand Prix Preliminary Round "Best Libero"
  • 2007-08 Turkish League "Best Libero"
  • 2008-09 CEV Cup "Best Libero"
  • 2010 World Championship 2nd Qualification Round "Best Receiver"
  • 2010 World Championship 2nd Qualification Round "Best Libero"
  • 2010 World Championship 3rd Qualification Round "Best Receiver"
  • 2009-10 Azerbaijan Cup "Best Libero"
  • 2010-2011 CEV GM Challenge Cup Final "Best Player"
  • 2015–16 Azerbaijan Super League "Best Libero"

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