Nataliya Goncharova (volleyball)

Nataliya Olegovna Goncharova (Russian: Наталия Олеговна Гончарова, born 1 June 1989), from 2012 to 2016 Obmochaeva,[1] is a Russian female volleyball player. She played for the Ukraine women's national volleyball team until 2010 when she became part of the Russia women's national volleyball team.[2]

Nataliya Goncharova
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Nataliya Goncharova
Personal information
Full nameNataliya Olegovna Goncharova
NationalityUkrainian/Russian
Born (1989-06-01) 1 June 1989 (age 32)
Skole, Ukrainian SSR,
Soviet Union
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Spike320 cm (126 in)
Block305 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOpposite
Current clubDynamo Moscow
Number8
Career
YearsTeams


2007–
University Ivano-Frankivsk
Regina Rivne
Dynamo Moscow
National team
2007–2009
2010–
Ukraine
Russia

CareerEdit

With the Ukrainian team, she played the 2005 Girls' Youth European Volleyball Championship,[3] the 2006 Women's Junior European Volleyball Championship,[3] the 2007 Junior World Championship,[4] the qualification for the Women's European Volleyball Championship (in 2007 and 2009),[5][6] and the qualification for the 2008 Summer Olympics[7]

With Russia, she was part of the teams which played the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan,[8] the FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix (in 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016),[3] the European Championships (in 2011, 2013, 2015),[2] the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship (in 2010, 2014, 2018),[9][10] the 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup in Japan,[11] and the Olympic Games of London 2012,[12] Rio 2016.[13] and Tokyo 2020.

At club level, she played for University (in Ivano-Frankivsk) and Regina (in Rivne) before moving to Dynamo Moscow in 2007.[3][14][15] Goncharova has been chosen the best player of the Russian Super League three times (in 2014–15, 2015–16 and 2016–17).[16]

Personal lifeEdit

In 2012, she married Russian volleyball player Aleksey Obmochaev. However, they divorced in January 2016.[1]

AwardsEdit

IndividualsEdit

National teamEdit

JuniorEdit

SeniorEdit

ClubsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Анфиногентов, Андрей (17 February 2016). Наталия Гончарова: "С мужем рассталась, но в семейной жизни не разочаровалась". Sport Express (in Russian). Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Profile". CEV. Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  3. ^ a b c d "Profile – World Grand Prix 2016". FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Japan vs. Ukraine - 2007 Junior World Championship - Match report" (PDF). FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  5. ^ "Ukraine - Team details - 2006/07 European Championships". CEV. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  6. ^ "Ukraine - Team details - 2009 European Championships". CEV. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Ukraine - Team details - 2008 Olympic Games - European Qualification". CEV. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  8. ^ "2013 Summer Universiade - Women Volleyball - Gold medal match report" (PDF). 2013 Summer Universiade. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  9. ^ "Profile – Italy 2014". FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Team Roster. Russia. FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Japan 2018". Japan2018.fivb.com. Retrieved 6 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Profile – World Cup 2015". FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Profile – London 2012". FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  13. ^ "Profile – Rio 2016". FIVB. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  14. ^ Наталья Гончарова: "О Пушкине мне напоминают постоянно". Sport Express (in Russian). 24 March 2009. Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  15. ^ "WebCite query result". www.webcitation.org. Archived from the original on 8 March 2011. Retrieved 16 July 2016. Cite uses generic title (help)
  16. ^ "Nataliya Goncharova wins the "Best Player" award third time in a row". russiavolley.com. 8 June 2017. Retrieved 6 September 2017.

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Awards
Preceded by
  Sheilla Castro
Best Opposite Spiker of
FIVB World Grand Prix

2015
Succeeded by
  Lonneke Slöetjes
Preceded by
First Award
Best Opposite of
World Cup

2015
Succeeded by
  Andrea Drews