China women's national volleyball team

The China women's national volleyball team (Chinese: 中国国家女子排球队, or 中国女排 for short) represents the People's Republic of China in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches governed by Chinese Volleyball Association. They are one of the leading and most successful squads in women's international volleyball, having won ten championships titles in the three major international competitions of volleyball, including five World Cups (1981, 1985, 2003, 2015, 2019), two World Championships (1982, 1986) and three Olympic titles (1984, 2004, 2016). The current head coach is Cai Bin.

China
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AssociationChinese Volleyball Association (CVA)
ConfederationAVC
Head coachCai Bin
FIVB ranking5 (as of 1 January 2023)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances9 (First in 1984)
Best resultGold (1984, 2004, 2016)
World Championship
Appearances14 (First in 1956)
Best resultGold (1982, 1986)
World Cup
Appearances12 (First in 1977)
Best resultSimple gold cup.svg (1981, 1985, 2003, 2015, 2019)
www.volleyball.org.cn (in Chinese)

China took five consecutive World titles in the 1980s. The most recent three competition records are the third place in the 2018 World Women's Volleyball Championship, the 2019 Women's Volleyball World Cup champion, and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics missed the top 8. In 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Chinese women's volleyball team won the "Best team" award in the CCTV sportsmanship competition.[citation needed] The team now ranks the 5th place of the FIVB World Rankings (Women's).

Team HonoursEdit

Updated after 2022 Asian Cup

Competition       Total
Olympic Games 3 1 2 6
World Championship 2 3 1 6
World Cup 5 1 3 9
World Grand Champions Cup 2 1 1 4
World Grand Prix 1 5 3 9
Volleyball Nations League 0 0 2 2
Asian Games 8 3 1 12
Asian Championship 13 3 1 17
Asian Cup 5 2 0 7
Total 39 19 14 72

Tournaments ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

World CupEdit

World Grand Champions CupEdit

World Grand PrixEdit

Volleyball Nations LeagueEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Asian ChampionshipEdit

Asian CupEdit

2023 Results and fixturesEdit

Intercontinental tournamentsEdit

2023 FIVB Volleyball Women's Nations LeagueEdit

  • Dates: 30 May – 16 July
  • FIVB rankings points: points
Preliminary round Final Rank
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3
  Nagoya, Japan   Hong Kong   Suwon, Korea
  BRA   GER   NED   JPN   CAN   BUL   POL   ITA   SRB   DOM   KOR   USA
3:2


2023 FIVB Volleyball Women's Olympic Qualification TournamentsEdit

  • Dates: 16 – 24 September
  • Host: China

Continental tournamentsEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

The following is the Chinese roster for the 2022 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.

Head coach: Cai Bin

No. Name Date of birth Pos Height Weight Spike Block 2021–22 club
1 Yuan Xinyue (C) 21 December 1996 MB 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 311 cm (122 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
3 Diao Linyu 7 April 1994 ST 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 327 cm (129 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Jiangsu Zenith Steel
4 Yang Hanyu 12 October 1999 MB 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 289 cm (114 in) 280 cm (110 in)   Shandong Sports Lottery
5 Gao Yi 22 June 1998 MB 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 306 cm (120 in)   Shanghai Bright Ubest
6 Gong Xiangyu 21 April 1997 OP 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Jiangsu Zenith Steel
7 Wang Yuanyuan 14 July 1997 MB 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
8 Jin Ye 1 March 1996 OS 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 303 cm (119 in)   Beijing BAIC Motor
10 Wang Yunlu 20 May 1996 OS 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Beijing BAIC Motor
11 Wang Yizhu 23 March 2001 OS 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
12 Li Yingying 19 February 2000 OS 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
15 Wang Weiyi (L) 20 June 1995 LB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 306 cm (120 in)   Shanghai Bright Ubest
16 Ding Xia 13 January 1990 ST 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Liaoning Huajun
18 Wang Mengjie (L) 14 November 1995 LB 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 289 cm (114 in) 280 cm (110 in)   Shandong Sports Lottery
19 Chen Peiyan 16 September 1999 OP 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Guangdong CNS Group

Former rosterEdit

The following is the Chinese roster for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Head coach: Lang Ping

No. Name Date of birth Pos Height Weight Spike Block 2019–20 club
1 Yuan Xinyue 21 December 1996 MB 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 311 cm (122 in)   Bayi Nanchang
2 Zhu Ting (C) 29 November 1994 OS 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 327 cm (129 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
6 Gong Xiangyu 21 April 1997 OP 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Jiangsu Zenith Steel
7 Wang Yuanyuan 14 July 1997 MB 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
9 Zhang Changning 6 November 1995 OS/OP 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 303 cm (119 in)   Jiangsu Zenith Steel
10 Liu Xiaotong 16 February 1990 OS 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Beijing BAIC Motor
11 Yao Di 15 August 1992 ST 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
12 Li Yingying 19 February 2000 OS 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
16 Ding Xia 13 January 1990 ST 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Liaoning Seagulls
17 Yan Ni 2 March 1987 MB 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 306 cm (120 in)   Liaoning Seagulls
18 Wang Mengjie (L) 14 November 1995 LB 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 289 cm (114 in) 280 cm (110 in)   Shandong Sports Lottery
19 Liu Yanhan 19 January 1993 OS 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Bayi Nanchang


Head coachesEdit

Note: The following list may not be complete.

Notable squadsEdit

SponsorshipsEdit

The team has sponsorship agreements with many companies such as bedding brand DeRucci-MuSi and edible oils brand COFCO Fulinmen.[1]

The team now is sponsored by or cooperated with China Pacific Insurance Company (CPIC), Adidas, Tencent QQ Sports.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kevin McCullagh (19 December 2019). "Chinese women's volleyball team signs two sponsors". SportsBusiness. Retrieved 21 September 2020.

External linksEdit