Bulgaria women's national volleyball team

The Bulgaria women's national volleyball team represents Bulgaria in international women's volleyball competitions and is controlled by the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation. The team's success includes winning the Balkan Championship in 1982, achieving Runners-Up at the 1970 Summer Universidade along with the 1980 Summer Olympics. The National team's biggest success came in 1981, winning the European title at home in Sofia.

Bulgaria
AssociationBulgarian Volleyball Federation
ConfederationCEV
Head coachIvan Dimitrov
FIVB ranking16 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Third
Summer Olympics
Appearances1 (First in 1980)
Best result 3rd (1980)
World Championship
Appearances12 (First in 1952)
Best result4th (1952)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 1981)
Best result7th (1981)
European Championship
Appearances28 (First in 1950)
Best result Champions (1981)

Competition results

     Champions       Runner-Up       Semi-Finals       Other Top Results  

Balkan Championship

Year Rank
1946Third Place
19472Third Place
1970Champions
1971Third Place
1972Champions
1971Runner-Up
1974Runner-Up
1975Runner-Up
1976Champions
1978Runner-Up
1979Champions
1981Champions
1982Third Place
1983Runner-Up
1984Champions
1985Champions
1986Champions
1988Champions
1990Runner-Up
1992Runner-Up

Summer Universidade

Year Rank
1961Runner-Up
1973Third Place
1970Runner-Up
1977Third Place

Summer Olympics

Year Rank
1980Third Place

European Championship

Year Rank
1950Fourth Place
1971Fourth Place
1975Fourth Place
1979Third Place
1981Champions
1983Fourth Place
1987Fourth Place
1997Fourth Place
2001Third Place

European League

Year Rank
2009Third Place
2010Runner-Up
2011Third Place
2012Runner-Up
2013Third Place
2018First Place

World Championship

Year Rank
1952Fourth Place
1962Fourth Place

World Grand Prix

Year Rank
20139th Place
201421st Place
201517th Place
201616th Place
201717th Place

FIVB Volleyball Women's Challenger Cup

Year Rank
2018First Place

Current Squad

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

Head coach: Ivan Petkov

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2017–18 club
1Gergana Dimitrova28 February 19961.84 m (6 ft 0 in)71 kg (157 lb)305 cm (120 in)288 cm (113 in) RC Cannes
2Nasya Dimitrova6 November 19921.90 m (6 ft 3 in)70 kg (150 lb)305 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Maritza Plovdiv VC
3Kristiana Petrova13 July 19971.77 m (5 ft 10 in)70 kg (150 lb)290 cm (110 in)282 cm (111 in) Levski Volley
4Veselina Grigorova6 September 19951.94 m (6 ft 4 in)80 kg (180 lb)303 cm (119 in)292 cm (115 in) Kazanlak Volley
6Miroslava Paskova16 February 19961.80 m (5 ft 11 in)67 kg (148 lb)299 cm (118 in)280 cm (110 in) Levski Volley
7Lora Kitipova19 May 19911.84 m (6 ft 0 in)66 kg (146 lb)290 cm (110 in)283 cm (111 in) Maritza Plovdiv VC
8Petya Barakova18 June 19941.80 m (5 ft 11 in)76 kg (168 lb)283 cm (111 in)271 cm (107 in) Alba Blaj
9Monika Krasteva9 May 19991.83 m (6 ft 0 in)64 kg (141 lb)292 cm (115 in)285 cm (112 in) Levski Volley
10Mira Todorova12 April 19941.87 m (6 ft 2 in)70 kg (150 lb)312 cm (123 in)300 cm (120 in) Le Cannet
11Hristina Ruseva (c)1 October 19911.90 m (6 ft 3 in)77 kg (170 lb)305 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Galatasaray S.K
12Mariya Karakasheva27 October 19881.82 m (6 ft 0 in)68 kg (150 lb)295 cm (116 in)290 cm (110 in) VC CSKA Sofia
13Ivelina Monova17 January 19861.73 m (5 ft 8 in)58 kg (128 lb)285 cm (112 in)280 cm (110 in) Maritza Plovdiv VC
15Zhana Todorova6 January 19971.70 m (5 ft 7 in)56 kg (123 lb)271 cm (107 in)255 cm (100 in) Maritza Plovdiv VC
18Silvana Chausheva19 May 19951.88 m (6 ft 2 in)75 kg (165 lb)305 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Maritza Plovdiv VC

References

  1. "Bulgaria Team Roster". FIVB. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
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