Volleyball at the 2015 European Games

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Volleyball
at the 2015 European Games
Azerbaijan - Poland volleyball game, Baku 2015.JPG
Volleyball match between Azerbaijan and Poland during European Games
Venue Baku Crystal Hall
Dates 13–28 June 2015
Competitors 464[1]
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The volleyball tournaments at the 2015 European Games in Baku were played between 13 and 28 June. 12 teams participated in the two indoor tournaments, while 32 pairs took part in each of the beach volleyball events.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Indoor volleyball[edit]

Each event will accept twelve entered teams. Qualification for indoor volleyball for the 2015 European Games is based on European rankings. Those rankings shall be taken on 1 January 2015, and based on the CEV Entry Ranking/Euro league participations. As hosts, Azerbaijan shall be entitled to entry in both indoor events, and nations will be restricted to single team of 14 players in each event.[2]

Beach volleyball[edit]

Each event will accept 32 entered teams. Qualification for beach volleyball will be based on the CEV Beach Volleyball Ranking on 1 January 2015. The top 30 teams in the rankings will be invited to enter, subject to a maximum entry of two teams per nation, while two team places will be reserved in each event for hosts Azerbaijan.[2]

2016 Summer Olympics Qualification[edit]

FIVB has awarded Beach Volleyball the same ranking points as the continental tour masters which will be used for Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification purposes.[2]

Timetable[edit]

First version of the competition schedule.[3]

OC Opening ceremony Event competitions 1 Event finals CC Closing ceremony
June 12th
Fri
13th
Sat
14th
Sun
15th
Mon
16th
Tue
17th
Wed
18th
Thu
19th
Fri
20th
Sat
21st
Sun
22nd
Mon
23rd
Tue
24th
Wed
25th
Thu
26th
Fri
27th
Sat
28th
Sun
Events
Volleyball OC 1 1 1 1 4

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
details
 Germany (GER)
Christian Fromm
Sebastian Kühner
Denys Kaliberda
Marcus Böhme
Jochen Schöps (captain)
Lukas Kampa
Ferdinand Tille
Tom Strohbach
Tim Broshog
Jan Zimmermann
Michael Andrei
Björn Höhne
Matthias Pompe
Falko Steinke
 Bulgaria (BUL)
Georgi Bratoev
Rozalin Penchev
Martin Bozhilov
Svetoslav Gotsev
Velizar Chernokozhev
Branimir Grozdanov
Dobromir Dimitrov
Valentin Bratoev
Jani Jeliazkov
Todor Aleksiev (captain)
Nikolay Nikolov
Borislav Apostolov
Ventsislav Ragin
Petar Karakashev
 Russia (RUS)
Ilia Vlasov
Dmitry Kovalev (captain)
Ivan Demakov
Igor Kobzar
Alexander Markin
Igor Filippov
Alexey Kabeshov
Alexander Kimerov
Dmitrii Volkov
Victor Poletaev
Maksim Zhigalov
Egor Kliuka
Sergey Nikitin
Roman Bragin
Women's indoor
details
 Turkey (TUR)
Çağla Akın
Kübra Akman
Seda Aslanyürek
Naz Aydemir
Dicle Nur Babat
Büşra Cansu
Merve Dalbeler
Meliha İsmailoğlu
Aslı Kalaç
Gizem Güreşen Karadayı
Güldeniz Önal Paşalıoğlu (C)
Neriman Özsoy
Polen Uslupehlivan
Gözde Yılmaz
 Poland (POL)
Anna Werblińska
Maja Tokarska
Izabela Bełcik (captain)
Agnieszka Kąkolewska
Agnieszka Bednarek-Kasza
Anna Miros
Katarzyna Zaroślińska
Agata Sawicka
Daria Paszek
Sylwia Pycia
Agata Durajczyk
Joanna Wołosz
Natalia Kurnikowska
Katarzyna Skowrońska-Dolata
 Serbia (SRB)
Maja Savić
Marta Drpa
Bojana Živković
Mina Popović
Tijana Malešević
Brižitka Molnar
Brankica Mihajlović
Jelena Nikolić (captain)
Ana Bjelica
Jovana Stevanović
Milena Rašić
Silvija Popović
Slađana Mirković
Bianka Buša
Men's beach
details
 Latvia (LAT)
Mārtiņš Pļaviņš
Haralds Regža
 Russia (RUS)
Yaroslav Koshkarev
Dmitri Barsuk
 Czech Republic (CZE)
Přemysl Kubala
Jan Hadrava
Women's beach
details
 Switzerland (SUI)
Nicole Eiholzer
Nina Betschart
 Austria (AUT)
Lena Plesiutschnig
Katharina Schützenhöfer
 Lithuania (LTU)
Ieva Dumbauskaitė
Monika Povilaitytė

References[edit]