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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 Lang Ping.

China
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AssociationChinese Volleyball Association (CVA)
ConfederationAVC
Head coachLang Ping
FIVB ranking1 (as of September, 2019)
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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 resultGold medal with cup.svg (1981, 1985, 2003, 2015, 2019)
www.volleyball.org.cn (in Chinese)

China took five consecutive World titles in the 1980s. Although it experienced an unstable development in the 1990s, the team won the World Cup title in 2003, 2015 and 2019, also captured the gold medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Olympics. In 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016, the Chinese women's volleyball team won the "Best team" award in the CCTV sportsmanship competition.

AchievementsEdit

Updated after 2019 Women's World 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 1 0 6
Total 39 18 14 71

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

World CupEdit

World Grand Champions CupEdit

World Grand PrixEdit

Volleyball Nations LeagueEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Asian ChampionshipEdit

Asian CupEdit

TeamEdit

Current rosterEdit

The following is the Chinese roster in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup.

Head coach: Lang Ping

No. Name Date of birth Pos Height Weight Spike Block 2018–19 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 Shenzhen
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)   Vakıfbank Sports Club
4 Yang Hanyu 23 October 1999 MB 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Shandong Sports Lottery
6 Gong Xiangyu 21 April 1997 OP 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 313 cm (123 in) 302 cm (119 in)   Jiangsu Zenith Steel
7 Wang Yuanyuan 14 July 1997 MB 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
8 Zeng Chunlei 3 November 1989 OP 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Beijing Baic Auto
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 Auto
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 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Tianjin Bohai Bank
14 Zheng Yixin 6 May 1995 MB 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 316 cm (124 in) 307 cm (121 in)   Fujian Xi Meng Bao
15 Lin Li (L) 5 July 1992 LB 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 294 cm (116 in)   Fujian Xi Meng Bao
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 Seagull
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 Seagull
18 Wang Mengjie (L) 14 November 1995 LB 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 289 cm (114 in) 280 cm (110 in)   Shandong Sports Lottery
19 Liu Yanhan 19 January 1993 OH 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Bayi Shenzhen


Head coachesEdit

Note: The following list may not be complete.

Notable squadsEdit

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