China men's national volleyball team

The China men's national volleyball team represents China in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches, governed by Chinese Volleyball Association. The team twice took part in the Summer Olympics, finishing in eighth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California., and 5th place in the 2008 Summer Olympics. The leading volleyball nations in Asia are Iran, China and, to a lesser extent, South Korea and Japan . The team now ranks 30th in the FIVB World Rankings and the current head coach is Raúl Lozano. China have competed twice in the Olympic Games, with their latest outing being as hosts at Beijing 2008. They finished in fifth place in these Games. China have consistently competed the FIVB World Championship, with their best result remaining seventh place, which came in both 1978 and 1982. They ranked fifteenth in the last edition in Poland in 2014. On a continental level, China have won three gold medals at the Asian Games, in 1986, 1990 and 1998, and have been crowned Asian champions in 1979, 1997 and 1999.[1]

China
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AssociationChinese Volleyball Association (CVA)
ConfederationAVC
Head coachChina Wu Sheng
FIVB ranking26 (as of June 28, 2021)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances2 (First in 1984)
Best result5th (2008)
World Championship
Appearances15 (First in 1956)
Best result7th (1978, 1982)
World Cup
Appearances4 (First in 1995)
Best result10th (1995, 2003)

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

World CupEdit

World Grand Champions CupEdit

World LeagueEdit

Only players during all matches of intercontinental round

Nations LeagueEdit

Only players during all matches of intercontinental round

Asian ChampionshipEdit

Year Rank Pld W L SW SL PW PL
  1975 3 6 4 2 0 0 0 0
  1979 1 6 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1983 2 8 6 2 0 0 0 0
  1987 2 8 7 1 0 0 0 0
  1989 3 8 6 2 0 0 0 0
  1991 3 8 6 2 0 0 0 0
  1993 4 9 6 3 0 0 0 0
  1995 2 7 6 1 0 0 0 0
  1997 1 6 6 0 0 0 0 0
  1999 1 6 5 1 0 0 0 0
  2001 4 6 3 3 0 0 0 0
  2003 2 6 5 1 0 0 0 0
  2005 2 5 4 1 0 0 0 0
  2007 4 7 5 2 0 0 0 0
  2009 4 8 5 3 0 0 0 0
  2011 2 8 5 3 0 0 0 0
  2013 3 7 6 1 0 0 0 0
  2015 3 8 7 1 0 0 0 0
  2017 6 8 4 4 0 0 0 0
  2019 6 8 4 4 0 0 0 0
  2021 3 6 5 1 20 9 750 658
Total 21/21 143 106 37 0 0 0 0

Asian GamesEdit

Asian CupEdit

Current rosterEdit

The following is the Chinese roster in the 2021 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship.

Head Coach:   Wu Sheng

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2020–21 club
2 Jiang Chuan (c) 9 August 1994 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 345 cm (136 in)   Beijing BAIC
4 Zhang Binglong 11 July 1994 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 345 cm (136 in)   Beijing BAIC
5 Yang Yiming 29 July 1999 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 320 cm (130 in)   Zhejiang Lottery
6 Yu Yuantai 3 December 1997 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in)   Jiangsu
7 Yu YaoChen 19 August 1995 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 347 cm (137 in) 338 cm (133 in)   Jiangsu
8 Yang Tianyuan 28 June 1994 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 320 cm (130 in)   Jiangsu
9 Li Yongzhen 7 August 1998 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 340 cm (130 in)   Zhejiang Lottery
10 Liu Meng 11 February 1995 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 330 cm (130 in)   Shandong Sports
11 Jiang Zhengyang 25 August 1998 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 340 cm (130 in)   Henan
15 Peng Shikun 26 August 2000 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 330 cm (130 in)   Sichuan Jinlang
16 Zhang Guanhua 10 July 1997 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 348 cm (137 in) 345 cm (136 in)   Zhejiang Lottery
18 Yuan Dangyi 30 November 1996 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 91 kg (201 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 345 cm (136 in)   Tianjin
21 Miao Ruantong 21 April 1995 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 354 cm (139 in) 345 cm (136 in)   Hubei
22 Zhang Jingyin 20 December 1999 2.07 m (6 ft 9 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 357 cm (141 in) 325 cm (128 in)   Zhejiang Lottery

Head coachesEdit

Note: The following list may not be complete.

Kit providersEdit

The table below shows the history of kit providers for the China national volleyball team.

Period Kit provider
2000–2014 Asics
2015– Adidas

SponsorshipEdit

Primary sponsors include: main sponsors like China Construction Bank.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FIVB 2018 - VNL

External linksEdit