Wei Qiuyue

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wei Qiuyue
Personal information
Nationality Chinese
Born (1988-09-26) 26 September 1988 (age 28)
Tianjin, China
Hometown Tianjin, China
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Spike 305 cm (120 in)
Block 300 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
Position Setter
Current club Tianjin Bridgestone
Number 8
Career
Years Teams
2003–2013
2013–2014
2014–
Tianjin Bridgestone
Igtisadchi Baku
Tianjin Bridgestone
National team
2006– China
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Wei.

Wei Qiuyue (Chinese: 魏秋月; pinyin: Wèi Qiūyuè; born 26 September 1988) is a female Chinese volleyball player. She was the captain of China women's national volleyball team between 2008-2012.

Career[edit]

She was part of the bronze medal winning teams at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and the silver medal winning teams at the 2007 World Grand Prix.

She won the 2010 Montreux Volley Masters with her national team, being awarded "Best Setter".[1]

She was named Best Setter at the 2010 World Championship.[2]

After a disappointed 5th place at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in 2013 she took a year off from the national team to repair her knee, missed taking part in the national team for one season and then she signed with Igtisadchi Baku in 2013-2014 season along with her former teammates Ma Yunwen and Zhang Lei. Make it her very first time to play for other club instead of Tianjin.

In 2014, she was called by Jenny Lang Ping and gained her starting position for the national team where she helped her team to win silver medal at the 2014 World Championship. After successful season with the national team, she took some time off from the domestic league and went to the United States to repair her sore knees which has been affected her for a long time with the help from Jenny Lang Ping. She came back to the national team in 2015 and was a part of the Chinese team that won gold at 2015 World Cup

In 2016, Wei participated at the 2016 Summer Olympics where her team won gold by beating Serbia 3-1 in the final and announce her retirement from the national team right away in CCTV5 after the awarding ceremony.

Clubs[edit]

Individual Awards[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIVB. "China win 26th edition of Montreux Volley Masters". Retrieved 2010-06-14. 
  2. ^ FIVB. "Russia repeat as world champions". Retrieved 2010-11-14. 

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Italy Eleonora Lo Bianco
Best Setter of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2007
Succeeded by
Japan Yoshie Takeshita