Russia women's national volleyball team

The Russia women's national volleyball team is governed by the Russian Volleyball Federation and participates in international volleyball competitions. They played from 1949 to 1991 as the Soviet Union and as the CIS in 1992.

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AssociationVolleyball Federation of Russia
ConfederationCEV
Head coachItaly Sergio Busato
FIVB ranking8 (as of 12 June 2021)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances14 (First in 1964)
Best resultGold (1968 (USSR)), (1972 (USSR)), (1980 (USSR)), (1988 (USSR))
World Championship
Appearances17 (First in 1952)
Best resultGold (1952 (USSR), 1956 (USSR), 1960 (USSR), 1970 (USSR), 1990 (USSR), 2006 & 2010)
World Cup
Appearances8 (First in 1973)
Best resultGold medal with cup.svg (1973 (USSR))
European Championship
Appearances30 (First in 1949)
Best resultGold (1949 (USSR), 1950 (USSR), 1951 (USSR), 1958 (USSR), 1963 (USSR), 1967 (USSR), 1971 (USSR), 1975 (USSR), 1977 (USSR), 1979 (USSR), 1985 (USSR), 1989 (USSR), 1991 (USSR), 1993, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2013, 2015)
www.volley.ru (in Russian)
Honours
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1968 Mexico City Team (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow Team (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul Team (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1964 Tokyo Team (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1992 Barcelona Team (EUN)
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Team
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Team
FIVB World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1952 Soviet Union URS
Gold medal – first place 1956 France URS
Gold medal – first place 1960 Brazil URS
Gold medal – first place 1970 Bulgaria URS
Gold medal – first place 1990 China URS
Gold medal – first place 2006 Japan
Gold medal – first place 2010 Japan
Silver medal – second place 1962 Soviet Union URS
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico URS
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Soviet Union URS
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Brazil
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Japan
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Germany
FIVB World Cup
Gold medal – first place 1973 Uruguay (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1989 Japan (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1999 Japan
Bronze medal – third place 1981 Japan (URS)
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Japan (URS)
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Japan (URS)
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Japan (RUS)
World Grand Champions Cup
Gold medal – first place 1997 Japan
Silver medal – second place 2001 Japan
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Japan
FIVB World Grand Prix
Gold medal – first place 1997 Kobe
Gold medal – first place 1999 Yu Xi
Gold medal – first place 2002 Hong Kong
Silver medal – second place 1998 Hong Kong
Silver medal – second place 2000 Manila
Silver medal – second place 2003 Andria
Silver medal – second place 2006 Reggio Calabria
Silver medal – second place 2009 Tokyo
Silver medal – second place 2015 Omaha
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Hong Kong
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Shanghai
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Macau
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Tokyo
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1949 Czechoslovakia (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1950 Bulgaria (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1951 France (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1958 Czechoslovakia (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1963 Romania (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1967 Turkey (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1971 Italy (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1975 Yugoslavia (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1977 Finland (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1979 France (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1985 Netherlands (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1989 West Germany (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1991 Italy (URS)
Gold medal – first place 1993 Czech Republic
Gold medal – first place 1997 Czech Republic
Gold medal – first place 1999 Italy
Gold medal – first place 2001 Bulgaria
Gold medal – first place 2013 Germany/Switzerland
Gold medal – first place 2015 Netherlands
Silver medal – second place 1955 Romania (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1981 Bulgaria (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1983 East Germany (URS)
Silver medal – second place 1987 Belgium (URS)
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Netherlands
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Croatia
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Belgium/Luxembourg
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1997 Catania
Gold medal – first place 2013 Kazan
Gold medal – first place 2015 Gwangju
Gold medal – first place 2017 Taipei
Gold medal – first place 2019 Naples
Silver medal – second place 1999 Majorca
Silver medal – second place 2001 Beijing
Bronze medal – third place 1995 Fukuoka
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Daegu
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Shenzhen

Major world titlesEdit

USSREdit

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
1952 1st World Championship   Soviet Union   Poland   Czechoslovakia
1956 2nd World Championship   France   Romania   Poland
1960 3rd World Championship   Brazil   Japan   Czechoslovakia
1968# 19th Olympic Games   Mexico   Japan   Poland
1970# 6th World Championship   Bulgaria   Japan   North Korea
1972# 20th Olympic Games   West Germany   Japan   North Korea
1973# 1st World Cup   Uruguay   Japan   South Korea
1980 22nd Olympic Games   Soviet Union   East Germany   Bulgaria
1988 24th Olympic Games   South Korea   Peru   China
1990 11th World Championship   China   China   United States

# – 4 major titles in row in late 1960s - early 1970s (World Women's Volleyball Championship, World Cup, Olympic Games)

RussiaEdit

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
2006 15th World Championship   Japan   Brazil   Serbia
2010 16th World Championship   Japan   Brazil   Japan

ResultsEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Soviet Union
  • 1964  Silver Medal
  • 1968  Gold Medal
  • 1972  Gold Medal
  • 1976  Silver Medal
  • 1980  Gold Medal
  • 1988  Gold Medal
Unified Team
  • 1992  Silver Medal
Russia
  • 1996 – 4th place
  • 2000  Silver Medal
  • 2004  Silver Medal
  • 2008 – 5th place (tied)
  • 2012 – 5th place (tied)
  • 2016 – 5th place (tied)
ROC

FIVB World ChampionshipEdit

Soviet Union
  • 1952  Gold Medal
  • 1956  Gold Medal
  • 1960  Gold Medal
  • 1962  Silver Medal
  • 1970  Gold Medal
  • 1974  Silver Medal
  • 1978  Bronze Medal
  • 1982 – 6th place
  • 1986 – 6th place
  • 1990  Gold Medal
Russia
  • 1994  Bronze Medal
  • 1998  Bronze Medal
  • 2002  Bronze Medal
  • 2006  Gold Medal
  • 2010  Gold Medal
  • 2014 – 5th place
  • 2018 – 8th place

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions CupEdit

  • 1993  Bronze Medal
  • 1997  Gold Medal
  • 2001  Silver Medal
  • 2013 – 4th place
  • 2017 – 4th place

FIVB World CupEdit

Soviet Union
Russia

FIVB World Grand PrixEdit

Russia
  • 1993  Bronze Medal
  • 1994 — 7th place
  • 1995 — 6th place
  • 1996  Bronze Medal
  • 1997  Gold Medal
  • 1998  Silver Medal
  • 1999  Gold Medal
  • 2000  Silver Medal
  • 2001  Bronze Medal
  • 2002  Gold Medal
  • 2003  Silver Medal
  • 2004 — 7th place
  • 2006  Silver Medal
  • 2007 — 4th place
  • 2009  Silver Medal
  • 2011 — 4th place
  • 2013 — 7th place
  • 2014  Bronze Medal
  • 2015  Silver Medal
  • 2016 — 4th place
  • 2017 — 9th place

FIVB Nations LeagueEdit

Russia

European ChampionshipEdit

Soviet Union
  • 1949  Gold Medal
  • 1950  Gold Medal
  • 1951  Gold Medal
  • 1955  Silver Medal
  • 1958  Gold Medal
  • 1963  Gold Medal
  • 1967  Gold Medal
  • 1971  Gold Medal
  • 1975  Gold Medal
  • 1977  Gold Medal
  • 1979  Gold Medal
  • 1981  Silver Medal
  • 1983  Silver Medal
  • 1985  Gold Medal
  • 1987  Silver Medal
  • 1989  Gold Medal
  • 1991  Gold Medal
Russia
  • 1993  Gold Medal
  • 1995  Bronze Medal
  • 1997  Gold Medal
  • 1999  Gold Medal
  • 2001  Gold Medal
  • 2003 – 5th place
  • 2005  Bronze Medal
  • 2007  Bronze Medal
  • 2009 – 6th place
  • 2011 – 6th place
  • 2013  Gold Medal
  • 2015  Gold Medal
  • 2017 – 6th place
  • 2019 – 7th place
  • 2021 – 6th place

Current squadEdit

The following is the Russian roster in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup.[1]

Head coach:   Sergio Busato

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2019 club
1 Angelina Lazarenko 23 April 1998 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Volero Le Cannet
3 Ekaterina Efimova 3 July 1993 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 295 cm (116 in)   Dynamo Moscow
4 Daria Chikrizova 9 June 1990 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 185 cm (73 in) 180 cm (71 in)   Dinamo-Metar Chelyabinsk
6 Irina Zaryazhko 4 October 1991 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Dynamo Kazan
7 Tatiana Romanova 9 September 1994 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 292 cm (115 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Uralochka-NTMK
8 Nataliya Goncharova 1 June 1989 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 306 cm (120 in)   Dynamo Moscow
9 Alla Galkina 15 April 1992 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Lokomotiv Kaliningrad
11 Margarita Kurilo 21 June 1993 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
13 Yevgeniya Startseva (c) 12 February 1989 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Dynamo Kazan
16 Irina Voronkova 20 October 1995 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in)   Lokomotiv Kaliningrad
18 Ksenia Parubets 31 October 1994 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 286 cm (113 in)   Uralochka-NTMK
19 Maria Khaletskaia 31 July 1994 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 311 cm (122 in) 302 cm (119 in)   Dinamo Krasnodar
25 Yulia Brovkina 31 May 2001 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 297 cm (117 in)   Lokomotiv Kaliningrad
26 Anna Lazareva 31 January 1997 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Dynamo Moscow

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Roster – Russia". FIVB. 2019. Retrieved 29 September 2019.

External linksEdit