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Russia women's national volleyball team

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

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AssociationVolleyball Federation Of Russia
ConfederationCEV
Head coachVadim Pankov
FIVB ranking5 (as of October 2018)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances6 (First in 1996)
Best resultSilver (2000), (2004)
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)

All Summer and Winter Olympic medals of the Soviet Union and the Russian Empire were inherited by Russia, but not combined together with the medal count of the Russian Federation.

Winner of 12 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)
  • 2020Qualified

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

Current squadEdit

The following is the Russian roster in the 2018 World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Vadim Pankov

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017–18 club
2 Daria Talysheva 16 October 1991 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in)   Dinamo Moscow
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)   Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
20 Daria Malygina 4 April 1994 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 317 cm (125 in) 305 cm (120 in)   Dinamo Kazan
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)   Dinamo 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 Yekaterinburg
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)   Dinamo Moscow
11 Ekaterina Lyubushkina 2 January 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in)   Dinamo 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[2]
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)   Dinamo Kazan
14 Irina Fetisova 7 September 1994 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 286 cm (113 in)   Dinamo Moscow
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)   Dinamo Kazan
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)   Leningradka Saint Petersburg
19 Olga Biryukova 19 September 1994 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 283 cm (111 in)   Beşiktaş
21 Anna Kotikova 13 October 1999 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Dinamo Kazan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Женская сборная. 23 сентября вылетаем на ЧМ в Японию. Состав команды. Russian Volleyball Federation (in Russian). Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  2. ^ Галкина перешла в калининградский «Локомотив» Galkina Has Moved to Lokomotiv Kaliningrad.

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