Russia women's national volleyball team

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Association Volleyball Federation Of Russia
Confederation CEV
Head coach Italy Sergio Busato
FIVB ranking 5 (as of September, 2019)
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Summer Olympics
Appearances 13 (First in 1964)
Best result Gold 1968 (USSR), 1972 (USSR), 1980 (USSR), 1988 (USSR)
World Championship
Appearances 17 (First in 1952)
Best result Gold 1952 (USSR), 1956 (USSR), 1960 (USSR), 1970 (USSR), 1990 (USSR), 2006, 2010
World Cup
Appearances 8 (First in 1973)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg 1973 (USSR)
European Championship
Appearances 30 (First in 1949)
Best result Gold (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)

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.

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.

Major world titles[edit]

USSR[edit]

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

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

Russia[edit]

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

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 1964Silver Silver Medal
  • 1968Gold Gold Medal
  • 1972Gold Gold Medal
  • 1976Silver Silver Medal
  • 1980Gold Gold Medal
  • 1988Gold Gold Medal
Unified Team
  • 1992Silver Silver Medal
Russia
  • 1996 – 4th place
  • 2000Silver Silver Medal
  • 2004Silver Silver Medal
  • 2008 – 5th place (tied)
  • 2012 – 5th place (tied)
  • 2016 – 5th place (tied)
  • 2020Qualified

FIVB World Championship[edit]

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

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup[edit]

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

FIVB World Cup[edit]

Soviet Union
  • 1973Gold medal with cup.svg Gold Medal
  • 1977 – 7th place (tied)
  • 1981Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze Medal
  • 1985Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze Medal
  • 1989Silver medal with cup.svg Silver Medal
  • 1991Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze Medal
Russia
  • 1999Silver medal with cup.svg Silver Medal
  • 2015 – 4th place
  • 2019Bronze medal with cup.svg Bronze Medal

FIVB World Grand Prix[edit]

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

FIVB Nations League[edit]

Russia
  • 2018 — 7th place
  • 2019 — 14th place

European Championship[edit]

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

Current squad[edit]

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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Russia 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) Turkey 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) Russia Dinamo Kazan

References[edit]

  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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