Paykan Tehran VC

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Paykan Tehran Volleyball Club (Persian: باشگاه والیبال پیکان تـهران, Bâshgâh-e Vâlibâl-e Peykân-e Tehrân) is an Iranian professional volleyball team based in Tehran, Iran. The team is owned by Iran Khodro, an Iranian automobile manufacturer. They compete in the Iranian Volleyball Super League. Paykan VC is the volleyball club of the multisport Paykan Sport Club.

Paykan Tehran
Full namePaykan Tehran Volleyball Club
Short namePaykan
Founded1966; 56 years ago
GroundTehran House of Volleyball, Tehran
PresidentAmir Atabakhsh
LeagueIranian Super League
2021–22Play off
WebsiteClub home page
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HistoryEdit

EstablishmentEdit

Paykan Tehran Volleyball Club was founded in 1967 in Tehran, Iran, as a part of Paykan Sports Club. They started playing matches in 1969 when they played a series of exhibition games against European opponents.

SuccessEdit

They are the most successful volleyball club in Iran with 12 league titles. Paykan is also the most decorated club in Asian volleyball, as they have won the Asian Club Championships a record eight times. In 2010 Paykan placed third in the World Club Championships.

ArenaEdit

Sapco is the home arena for Paykan and hosts all competitive and official matches. The club uses Number 1 Mix-Use Complex as its training location and also hosts friendly matches for the club.

Team rostersEdit

2015/2016Edit

2014/2015Edit

Notable former playersEdit

HonoursEdit

Winners (12): 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
Runners-up (6): 2001, 2002, 2004, 2016, 2017, 2022
Third place (4): 2005, 2012, 2013, 2018
Winners (8): 2002, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2022
Runners-up (2): 2000, 2004
Third place (2): 1999, 2015
Third place (1): 2010
Fourth place (2): 2009, 2015

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