Netherlands women's national volleyball team

The Netherlands women's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of the Netherlands. It is governed by the Nederlandse Volleyball Bond (NeVoBo). Following the 1995 European Championship they hosted in Arnhem and finishing fifth at the 1996 Olympics, the Dutch have had moments of success amidst instability, such as the title of the 2007 FIVB World Grand Prix,[1] and a return to the Olympic Games in 2016, where the Netherlands got to fourth place.[2]

Netherlands
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AssociationNederlandse Volleybalbond
ConfederationCEV
Head coachJamie Morrison
FIVB ranking6 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 1992)
Best result4th (2016)
World Championship
Appearances14 (First in 1956)
Best result4th (2018)
World Cup
Appearances2 (First in 1995)
Best result8th (1995, 2019)
European Championship
Appearances28 (First in 1949)
Best resultGold (1995)
www.volleybal.nl (in Dutch)

ResultsEdit

Summer OlympicsEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World ChampionshipEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World CupEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

European GamesEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

European ChampionshipEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

World Grand PrixEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

Nations LeagueEdit

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place

TeamEdit

Current squadEdit

The following is the Dutch roster in the 2018 World Championship.[3]

Head coach:   Jamie Morrison

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017–18 club
1 Kirsten Knip 14 September 1992 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 281 cm (111 in) 275 cm (108 in)   Ladies in Black
3 Yvon Beliën 28 December 1993 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 303 cm (119 in)   Bursa
4 Celeste Plak 26 October 1995 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 302 cm (119 in)   Novara
6 Maret Balkestein-Grothues (c) 16 September 1988 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Casalmaggiore
7 Juliet Lohuis 10 September 1996 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in)   Münster
9 Myrthe Schoot 29 August 1988 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 286 cm (113 in)   Dresdner
10 Lonneke Slöetjes 15 November 1990 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 322 cm (127 in) 315 cm (124 in)   Pallavolo Scandicci
11 Anne Buijs 2 December 1991 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 299 cm (118 in)   Nilüfer
12 Britt Bongaerts 3 November 1996 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 296 cm (117 in) 284 cm (112 in)   Ladies in Black
14 Laura Dijkema 18 February 1990 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 293 cm (115 in) 279 cm (110 in)   Firenze
17 Nicole Oude Luttikhuis 26 December 1997 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Ladies in Black
18 Marrit Jasper 28 February 1996 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Dresdner
20 Tessa Polder 10 October 1997 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 301 cm (119 in) 293 cm (115 in)   Ladies in Black
22 Nicole Koolhaas 31 January 1991 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   București

ManagersEdit

Netherlands Team Managers From To
  Bert Goedkoop 1993 1998
  Pierre Mathieu 1998 2000
  Angelo Frigoni 2001 2004
  Avital Selinger 2004 2012
  Gido Vermeulen 2012 2014
  Giovanni Guidetti 2015 2016
  Jamie Morrison 2017 2019

Notable playersEdit

In alphabetical order

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FIVB". Fivb.com. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-08-19. Retrieved 2016-08-22.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Volleybaldames met 14 speelsters naar oefenstage in Italië en WK". Nederlandse Volleyball Bond (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 September 2018.

External linksEdit