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Thailand women's national volleyball team

The women's national volleyball team of Thailand (Thai: วอลเลย์บอลหญิงทีมชาติไทย) represents the Thailand in international volleyball competitions. It is managed by the Thailand Volleyball Association.

Thailand
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AssociationTVA
ConfederationAVC
Head coachDanai Sriwatcharamethakul
FIVB ranking14 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
World Championship
Appearances6 (First in 1998)
Best result13th (2010,2018 )
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2007)
Best result10th (2007)
Asian Championship
Appearances16 (First in 1987)
Best resultGold (2009, 2013)

The team won a silver medal in the 2016 Montreux Masters, the best finish by any team outside the Americas, East Asia and Europe. Also, the team took a fourth-place finish in 2012 World Grand Prix. And the team took a bronze medal in Summer Universiade in two times, the best finish by any team outside the world.

In Asia, the team won a bronze medal in the Asian Games 2014 Also, the team won a gold medal in the Asian Championship in two times. And, the team won a gold medal in the Asian Cup Championship. The country has also participated in four World Championships, one World Cup, fourteen World Grand Prixs and two World Grand Champions Cup.

HistoryEdit

Volleyball had spread into Thailand. Since before 1900s. In the past, volleyball was a popular sport among the Chinese and Vietnamese. Until there was competition between the clubs and community associations, sometimes contacted to compete in the Northern region, Northeastern region and The Gold Cup volleyball tournament in the Southern Region.

Since 1934 the Ministry of Education published rules of volleyball by Noppakun Pongsuwan. He was an expert person on sports, especially volleyball. He invited a lecture on how to play, the rules of volleyball to physical education teachers. After that, Department of Physical Education had provide an annual girls' volleyball tournament. For the first time, Department of Physical Education had set course of the central physical education school for girls' student to studied Volleyball and Netball.

In 1957, Nawa Akat Ek Luang Supachalasai, Director of the Department of Physical Education had been established the "Amateur Volleyball Association of Thailand" (Thai: สมาคมวอลเลย์บอลสมัครเล่นแห่งประเทศไทย), with the aim to supported and publicized the progress volleyball and managed a 6 players volleyball tournament and the annual volleyball competition in other government office, such as the Department of Physical Education, University Sports Committee, Bangkok Municipality, Military Sports Council, as well as the Thailand National Games volleyball tournament in women's and men's volleyball.[1]

Current squad.Edit

Head coach:   Danai Sriwatcharamethakul [2]

No. Name Position Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2019–20 club
1 Wipawee Srithong Outside Hitter 28 January 1999 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 288 cm (9 ft 5 in) 266 cm (8 ft 9 in)   Supreme Chonburi
2 Piyanut Pannoy Libero 10 November 1989 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 280 cm (9 ft 2 in) 275 cm (9 ft 0 in)   Supreme Chonburi
3 Pornpun Guedpard Setter 5 May 1993 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 288 cm (9 ft 5 in) 279 cm (9 ft 2 in)   Khonkaen Star
4 Thatdao Nuekjang Middle Blocker 3 February 1994 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 308 cm (10 ft 1 in) 296 cm (9 ft 9 in)   Khonkaen Star
5 Pleumjit Thinkaow Middle Blocker 9 November 1983 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 303 cm (9 ft 11 in) 283 cm (9 ft 3 in)   Supreme Chonburi
6 Onuma Sittirak Outside Hitter 13 June 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 304 cm (10 ft 0 in) 285 cm (9 ft 4 in)   Diamond Food
7 Hattaya Bamrungsuk Middle Blocker 12 December 1993 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 292 cm (9 ft 7 in) 282 cm (9 ft 3 in) Free agent
8 Watchareeya Nuanjam Middle Blocker 22 July 1996 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 292 cm (9 ft 7 in) 279 cm (9 ft 2 in)   Supreme Chonburi
9 Wanitchaya Luangtonglang Outside Hitter 8 October 1992 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 300 cm (9 ft 10 in) 275 cm (9 ft 0 in)   Nakhon Ratchasima
10 Wilavan Apinyapong Outside Hitter 6 June 1984 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 294 cm (9 ft 8 in) 282 cm (9 ft 3 in)   Supreme Chonburi
13 Nootsara Tomkom (c) Setter 7 July 1985 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 289 cm (9 ft 6 in) 278 cm (9 ft 1 in)   Nakhon Ratchasima
14 Chitaporn Kamlangmak Middle Blocker 17 March 1996 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 290 cm (9 ft 6 in) 282 cm (9 ft 3 in)   Khonkaen Star
15 Malika Kanthong Opposite 8 January 1987 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 292 cm (9 ft 7 in) 278 cm (9 ft 1 in)   Diamond Food
16 Pimpichaya Kokram Opposite 16 June 1998 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 293 cm (9 ft 7 in) 283 cm (9 ft 3 in)   3BB Nakornnont
17 Tichaya Boonlert Setter 14 February 1997 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 293 cm (9 ft 7 in) 284 cm (9 ft 4 in)   3BB Nakornnont
18 Ajcharaporn Kongyot Outside Hitter 18 June 1995 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 298 cm (9 ft 9 in) 287 cm (9 ft 5 in)   Supreme Chonburi
19 Chatchu-on Moksri Outside Hitter 6 November 1999 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 298 cm (9 ft 9 in) 290 cm (9 ft 6 in)   Nakhon Ratchasima
20 Supattra Pairoj Libero 27 June 1990 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 275 cm (9 ft 0 in) 265 cm (8 ft 8 in)   Supreme Chonburi
21 Kullapa Piampongsan Setter 17 March 1991 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 280 cm (9 ft 2 in) 274 cm (9 ft 0 in)   Diamond Food
22 Yupa Sanitklang Libero 14 August 1991 1.66 m (5 ft 5 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 275 cm (9 ft 0 in) 260 cm (8 ft 6 in)   Nakhon Ratchasima
23 Jutarat Montripila Outside Hitter 2 October 1986 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in) 60 kg (130 lb) 290 cm (9 ft 6 in) 280 cm (9 ft 2 in)   3BB Nakornnont
24 Tichakorn Boonlert Middle Blocker 22 March 2001 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 294 cm (9 ft 8 in) 283 cm (9 ft 3 in)   3BB Nakornnont
26 Thanacha Sooksod Opposite 26 May 2000 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 283 cm (9 ft 3 in) 275 cm (9 ft 0 in)   PFU BlueCats
27 Kaewkalaya Kamulthala Middle Blocker 7 August 1994 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 298 cm (9 ft 9 in) 281 cm (9 ft 3 in)   JT Marvelous
28 Tikamporn Changkeaw Libero 12 December 1984 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 260 cm (8 ft 6 in) 252 cm (8 ft 3 in)   Nakhon Ratchasima

Notable playersEdit

Coaching staffEdit

Position Name
Head Coach   Danai Sriwatcharamethakul
Assistant Coach   Nataphon Srisamutnak
Assistant Coach   Chamnan Dokmai
Assistant Coach   Wanna Buakaew
Doctor   Pichet Yiesiri
Physiotherapist   Tibparat Kaewsai

List of head coachesEdit

Competition historyEdit

World ChampionshipEdit

World CupEdit

World Grand Champions CupEdit

World Grand PrixEdit

Nations LeagueEdit

Montreux MastersEdit

Asian GamesEdit

Asian ChampionshipEdit

Asian CupEdit

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

ASEAN Grand PrixEdit

2019 Results and fixturesEdit

Intercontinental tournamentsEdit

Montreux MastersEdit

  • Dates: 13 May –
  • Host countries: Switzerland
  • This tournament is recognised by FIVB
Preliminary round (Montreux) Rank
Pool B
  ITA    SUI   TUR Rank
3–1 3–1 1–3 2 4

FIVB Women's Nations LeagueEdit

  • Dates: 21 May – 7 July
  • Host countries: Poland, Macau, Thailand, Japan and Russia (Preliminary round)
  • FIVB rankings points: 50 points
Preliminary round Rank
Pool 1 Pool 7 Pool 11 Pool 15 Pool 19
  GER   ITA   POL Rank   CHN   KOR   BEL Rank   BUL   DOM   TUR Rank   SRB   BRA   JPN Rank   NED   RUS   USA Rank
3–0 0–3 0–3 3 0–3 3–1 0–3 3 3–1 2–3 0–3 3 3–0 0–3 0–3 3 0–3 3–1 0–3 3 12


FIVB Women's Intercontinental Olympic Qualification TournamentEdit

  • Dates: 2–4 August
  • Host countries: Poland (Pool A)
Pool A
  SRB   POL   PUR Rank
0–3 2–3 3–1 3

Continental tournamentsEdit

Asian Women's ChampionshipEdit

  • Dates: 17–25 August
  • Host countries: South Korea
  • This tournament is qualification round of AVC COQT.
Preliminary round

(Seoul)

second round Final Round 4 Final round Rank
Pool C Pool E
  TPE   NZL Rank   IRI   KOR Rank   CHN   JPN
3–1 3–0 1 3–0 1–3 2 3–1 1–3 2

Regional tournamentsEdit

2019 ASEAN Grand Prix

  • Dates: 20–22 September
  • Host countries: Thailand
Preliminary round
  VIE   PHI   INA Rank
3–0 3–1 3–1 1
  • Dates: 4–6 October
  • Host countries: Philippines
Preliminary round
  VIE   PHI   INA Rank
3–0 3–0 3–0 1


Southeast Asian Games

  • Host countries: Philippines

Friendly tournamentsEdit

Korea–Thailand All-Star Super MatchEdit

  • Dates: 5–7 April
  • Host countries: Thailand
  • This tournament is traditionally organized by Siam Inter Multimedia and Korea Volleyball Federation.
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Apr 12:10 Thailand   3–2   South Korea 25–23 29–27 23–25 23–25 15–11 115–111 Report
7 Apr 15:30 Thailand   0–3   South Korea 15–25 21–25 23–25     59–75  

Thailand vs Japan Invitation TournamentEdit

  • Dates: July
  • Host countries: Thailand
  • This tournament is organized by Sports Authority of Thailand.
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
Jul   Thailand       Japan              

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team Roster - Thailand". FIVB. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Team Roster - Thailand". FIVB. Retrieved 29 April 2018.

External linksEdit