Dinamo Volgograd

Dinamo Volgograd (Russian: Динамо Волгоград) is a Russian women's handball club from Volgograd. Founded in 1972 as Burevestnik Volgograd, it represented Rotor Volgograd following the collapse of the Soviet Union and was subsequently named Aqva before taking its current name in 2003.

Dinamo Volgograd
Full nameHandball Club Dinamo Volgograd
Short nameHC Dinamo Volgograd
Founded1972
Arena"Dynamo"
Capacity1,500
Head coachViktor Ryabih
LeagueRussian League
2016-2017Russian League, 5th
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Website
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Dynamo is the most successful team in the Russian Super League with nine titles, and in the 2001-02 season it set an absolute record winning all the matches. It has also been fairly successful in international competitions with three titles: the 1995 Challenge Cup and Champions Trophy and the 2008 EHF Cup. In 2000 it became the first Russian team to reach the Champions League's semifinals since the USSR's break-up.

Honours

Winners (1): 2008
Winners (1): 1995
Winners (1): 1995
Winners (12): 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

European record

Season Competition Round Club 1st leg 2nd leg Aggregate
2016–17 EHF Cup R1 SS/VOC Amsterdam 29–19 27–22 56–41
R2 SPONO Eagles 35–23 38–28 73–51
R3 Hypo Niederösterreich 29–23 32–26 61–49
Group B Brest Bretagne Handball 25–20 21–27 1st place
Alba Fehérvár KC 31–26 31–24
HC Leipzig 32–24 33–27
1/4 SG BBM Bietigheim 26–33 31–26 57–59

Team

Current squad

As of July 2017

Famous players

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