Venezuela men's national volleyball team

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Venezuela
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Association Federación Venezolana de Voleibol
Confederation CSV
Head coach Vincenzo Nacci
FIVB ranking 21 (as of August 2016)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 2008)
Best result 9th (2008)
World Championship
Appearances 12 (First in 1960)
Best result 10th (1960)
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Venezuela men's national volleyball team
Medal record
Pan American Games
Gold medal – first place 2003 Santo Domingo
South American Championship
Silver medal – second place 1964 Buenos Aires
Silver medal – second place 1967 Santos
Silver medal – second place 1969 Caracas
Silver medal – second place 1975 Asunción
Silver medal – second place 1977 Lima
Silver medal – second place 1979 Rosario
Silver medal – second place 1985 Caracas
Silver medal – second place 1997 Caracas
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Santos
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Bucaramanga
Bronze medal – third place 1987 Montevideo
Bronze medal – third place 1989 Curitiba
Bronze medal – third place 1991 São Paulo
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Porte Alegre
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Córdoba
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Cali
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Lages
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Santiago
Central American and Caribbean Games
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Cartagena Team

The Venezuela men's national volleyball team represents Venezuela in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches. In 1962 the squad claimed its first international medal (a bronze) at the South American Championship.

The biggest success for Venezuela came in 2003, when the team won the Pan American Games. The dominant force in men's volleyball on the South American continent is Brazil

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

  • 2008 — 9th place

World Championship[edit]

  • 2002 — 17th place
  • 2006 — 17th place
  • 2010 — 19th place
  • 2014 — 17th place

World League[edit]

  • 1990 to 2000 — did not compete
  • 2001 — 13th place
  • 2002 — 13th place
  • 2003 — 13th place
  • 2004 — did not compete
  • 2005 — 7th place
  • 2006 — did not compete
  • 2007 — did not compete
  • 2008 — 13th place
  • 2009 — 16th place
  • 2010 to 2014 — did not compete
  • 2015 — 30th place
  • 2016 — 30th place
  • 2017 — 34th place

America Cup[edit]

  • 1998 — 5th place
  • 1999 — 6th place
  • 2000 — 6th place
  • 2001 — 5th place
  • 2005 — 6th place
  • 2007 — did not compete
  • 20083rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze

Bolivarian Games[edit]

Pan-American Games[edit]

Pan-American Cup[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following is the Venezuelan roster in the 2017 World League.[1]

Head coach: Ronald Sarti

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2016–17 club
1 Briceño, RéguloRégulo Briceño 13 February 1989 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 332 cm (131 in) 327 cm (129 in) Venezuela Aragua
2 Barreto, JhonlenJhonlen Barreto 14 May 1987 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 325 cm (128 in)
3 González, FernandoFernando González 30 June 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 333 cm (131 in) 328 cm (129 in) Argentina Chubut
4 Mata, HéctorHéctor Mata 27 January 1991 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 304 cm (120 in) Venezuela Deportivo Anzoátegui
5 Rodríguez, EmersonEmerson Rodríguez 2 February 1993 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 318 cm (125 in) Venezuela Distrito Capital
6 Paez, Carlos JulioCarlos Julio Paez 9 November 1991 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 342 cm (135 in) 337 cm (133 in) Venezuela Industriales de Valencia
7 Valencia, EdsonEdson Valencia 2 December 1987 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 325 cm (128 in) Venezuela Huracanes de Bolívar
8 Salerno, HéctorHéctor Salerno 18 June 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 351 cm (138 in) Venezuela Aragua
9 Carrasco, JoséJosé Carrasco (C) 20 May 1989 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 347 cm (137 in) Venezuela Yaracuy
11 Verdi, JoséJosé Verdi 6 February 1990 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 344 cm (135 in) Venezuela Deportivo Anzoátegui
12 Colina, LeonardLeonard Colina 24 September 1982 0 m (0 in) 0 kg (0 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)
13 Fernández, IvánIván Fernández 6 February 1994 0 m (0 in) 0 kg (0 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)
14 Montoya, MáximoMáximo Montoya 26 June 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 347 cm (137 in) 343 cm (135 in) Venezuela Apure
15 Arias, LuisLuis Arias 17 January 1989 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 339 cm (133 in) 333 cm (131 in) Venezuela Asquimo dos Hermanas
16 Abreu, RoberthRoberth Abreu 5 May 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 333 cm (131 in) Venezuela Yaracuy
17 Fayola, RonaldRonald Fayola 20 June 1995 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 335 cm (132 in) Venezuela Huracanes de Bolívar
18 Quijada, JonathanJonathan Quijada 25 September 1995 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 341 cm (134 in) Venezuela Aragua
19 Rivas, WillnerWillner Rivas 2 April 1995 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 339 cm (133 in) 336 cm (132 in) Venezuela Distrito Capital
20 Vásquez, Juan ManuelJuan Manuel Vásquez 27 January 1993 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 350 cm (140 in) Qatar Al-Shamal
21 Rojas, Henry JoséHenry José Rojas 5 November 1992 0 m (0 in) 0 kg (0 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)
22 Velásquez, ArmandoArmando Velásquez 18 September 1988 0 m (0 in) 0 kg (0 lb) 0 cm (0 in) 0 cm (0 in)

Former squads[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Roster - Venezuela". FIVB World League 2017. Retrieved 13 June 2017. 

External links[edit]