Vladimir Alekno

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Vladimir Alekno
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Personal information
Full name Vladimir Romanovich Alekno
Nationality Russian
Born (1966-12-04) December 4, 1966 (age 51)
Polotsk, Belarus, USSR
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Coaching information
Current team Russia
Zenit Kazan
Previous teams coached
YearsTeams
1999–2004
2004–2007
2007–2008
2008–
2010–2012
2015–
Tours VB
Dinamo Moscow
Russia
Zenit Kazan
Russia
Russia
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Career
YearsTeams
1984–1987
1987–1990
1990–1991
1992–1993
1993–1994
1994–1996
1996–1999
CSKA Moscow
CSKA Minsk
Levski Sofia
Voluntas Asti
Marconi Spoleto
AS Cannes VB
Tours VB
National team
 Russia
Last updated: 28 December 2017

Vladimir Romanovich Alekno (Russian: Владимир Романович Алекно; born in Polotsk on 4 December 1966) is a former Russian volleyball player and current volleyball coach. He is the current headcoach of VC Zenit-Kazan and Russia men's national volleyball team. Vladimir Alekno started his Volleyball career in 1984 in the SKA Minsk team. Alekno coached the national volleyball team in 2007-2008 and 2011-2012. Under his leadership, the Russian players won the gold medal in 2012 and the bronze medal in 2008 in the Summer Olympic Games. As well, they won the World League and the World Cup both in 2011.[1]

Early life[edit]

Alekno was born on 4 December 1966, in Polotsk, Vitebsk Voblast, BSSR to a Belarusian mother and a Lithuanian father. He started playing volleyball at the age of ten. In 1980, he went to a sports college in Minsk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vladimir Alekno appointed as the head coach of the Russia men's team". Russian Volley. 18 July 2015. Retrieved 27 November 2015.