Great Britain men's national volleyball team

The Great Britain men's national volleyball team is the team representing Great Britain in volleyball competitions.[1] The Great Britain Volleyball programme team was resumed in 2006 following an agreement of the FIVB to permit the separate Home Nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to compete together for the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics.

Great Britain
AssociationBritish Volleyball Federation
ConfederationCEV
Head coachHarry Brokking (Indoor) Ian Legrand (Sitting)
FIVB ranking? (as of October 2019)
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Indoor

The men's team were ranked 29th in the FIVB world ranking as of 22 July 2013.[2]

Seasons

2008

European League (Netherlands, Slovakia, Greece & Portugal)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
13 JunSlovakiaZilina0–3−12−15– 16L
14 JunThe NetherlandsZilina0–3−22−20−16L
15 JunGreeceZilina0–3−18– 20– 17L
27 JunPortugalSheffield3–1−25172322W
28 JunSlovakiaSheffield0–3−23−22−29L
29 JunGreeceSheffield3–219−23−192110W
4 JulThe NetherlandsRotterdam0–3−23−13−11L
5 JulPortugalRotterdam0–3−19−23−21L
6 JulSlovakiaRotterdam0–3−14−23−25L
11 JulPortugalPovoa De Varzim0–3−22−15−20L
12 JulThe NetherlandsPovoa De Varzim0–3−22−15−19L
13 JulGreecePovoa De Varzim1–3−17−2024−11L

2009

1st Round World Championship Qualifiers (Belarus & Israel)[3]

DateOpponentsVenueScore12345Win/Lose
2 JanIsraelSheffield1–3−1421−22−14L
4 JanBelarusSheffield1–3−2313−22−17L

European League (Spain, Turkey & Croatia)

DateOpponentsVenueScore12345Win/Lose
5 JunSpainValladolid0–3−23−23−16L
6 JunSpainValladolid1–3−12−2123−20L
13 JunCroatiaEdinburgh3–0162223W
14 JunCroatiaEdinburgh3–1−24181618W
20 JunTurkeyAmasya0–3−14−16−20L
21 JunTurkeyAmasya1–3−2925−22−19L
27 JunTurkeyNorwich1–321−18−21−17L
28 JunTurkeyNorwich0–3−28−23−20L
4 JulCroatiaDaruvar3–0231823W
5 JulCroatiaDaruvar3–221−2222−199W
11 JulSpainSheffield0–3−20−20−22L
12 JulSpainSheffield0–3−18−16−15L

2010

1st Round European Championship (Azerbaijan)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
8 MayAzerbaijanBaku0–3−21−18−22L
15 MayAzerbaijanSheffield3–0181218W

2nd Round European Championship Qualifiers (Latvia, Finland & Greece)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
21 MayLatviaRiga1–3−23−2324−16L
22 MayFinlandRiga0–3−19−22−19L
23 MayGreeceRiga0–3−30−21−19L
28 MayFinlandHeraklion0–3−22−22−17L
29 MayGreeceHeraklion2–323−1322−15−15L
30 MayLatviaHeraklion1–3−23−2322−26L

European League (Spain, Romania, Slovakia)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
5 JunSlovakiaSheffield1–3−2319−23−23L
6 JunSlovakiaSheffield3–0232122W
11 JunSpainSalamanca1–3−1518−23−26L
12 JunSpainSalamanca3–0222422W
19 JunRomaniaCrawley3–1−21181816W
20 JunRomaniaCrawley2–323−15−2122−10L
25 JunRomaniaConstanta0–3−22−20−24L
26 JunRomaniaConstanta2–322−2120−28−13L
3 JulSpainSheffield0–3−23−20−17L
4 JulSpainSheffield0–3−12−17−22L
9 JulSlovakiaNitra0–3−15−19−21L
4 JulSlovakiaNitra0–3−15−23−21L

2011

European League (Croatia, Belgium & Slovenia)[4]

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
28 MayCroatiaSheffield3–2–21–2124184W
29 MayCroatiaSheffield0–3–18–21–15L
4 JunBelgiumBelgium3–0212416W
15 JunBelgiumBelgium1–323–19–20–18L
10 JunSloveniaSheffield1–3–21–1431–16L
11 JunSloveniaSheffield0–3–23–21–18L
18 JunSloveniaLjubljana1–3–19–1915–21L
19 JunSloveniaLjubljana3–0231621W
25 JunBelgiumCrawley2–324–1922–23–14L
26 JunBelgiumCrawley3–223–2323–2211W
9 JulCroatiaCroatia0–3–22–19–20L
10 JulCroatiaCroatia2–3–192323–13–10L

Olympic Test Event – Earls Court (London) 20 – 24 July 2011[5]

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
20 JulMexicoEarls Court3–11520–2123W
21 JulSerbiaEarls Court0–3–18–14–25L
22 JulBrazilEarls Court0–3–19–22–12L
23 JulUSAEarls Court0–3–23–23–23L
24 JulEgyptEarls Court3–118–212223W

2012

1st Round European Championships (Albania)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
12 MayAlbaniaTirana3–0252320W
19 MayAlbaniaCrawley3–0171722W

Olympic Games – Earls Court (London) 29 July – 6 August 2012

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
29 JulBulgariaEarls Court0–3–18–20–24L
31 JulAustraliaEarls Court0–3–15–18–20L
2 AugItalyEarls Court0–3–19–16–20L
4 AugPolandEarls Court0–3–16–19–18L
6 AugArgentinaEarls Court0–3–18–18–15L

2nd Round European Championships Qualifiers (Belarus, Turkey & Portugal)

DateOpponentVenueScore12345Win/Lose
7 SepPortugalVila do Conde2–3−242220−18−10L
8 SepTurkeyVila do Conde3–2−172020−1724W
9 SepBelarusVila do Conde1–3−1523−23−19L
14 SepTurkeyAnkara0–3−16−17−20L
15 SepPortugalAnkara0–3−18−17−26L
16 SepBelarusAnkara2–320−1423−19−11L

Beach

Current roster

The following is the British roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.[6]

Head coach: Harry Brokking

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
1Peter Bakare2 July 19891.95 m (6 ft 5 in)93 kg (205 lb)359 cm (141 in)339 cm (133 in) Landstede Zwolle
2Ben Pipes (C)21 October 19862.04 m (6 ft 8 in)91 kg (201 lb)337 cm (133 in)318 cm (125 in) Landstede Zwolle
3Dami Bakare22 September 19881.96 m (6 ft 5 in)89 kg (196 lb)363 cm (143 in)339 cm (133 in) VC Argex Duvel Puurs
4Daniel Hunter (L)23 January 19901.80 m (5 ft 11 in)85 kg (187 lb)320 cm (130 in)300 cm (120 in) Landstede Zwolle
5Mark Plotyczer19 February 19871.95 m (6 ft 5 in)81 kg (179 lb)344 cm (135 in)316 cm (124 in) St-Brieuc CAVB
7Mark McGivern24 February 19831.95 m (6 ft 5 in)87 kg (192 lb)352 cm (139 in)324 cm (128 in) Avignon Volley-Ball
8Jason Haldane23 July 19712.03 m (6 ft 8 in)105 kg (231 lb)350 cm (140 in)330 cm (130 in) VC CSKA Sofia
9Andrew Pink25 January 19831.92 m (6 ft 4 in)86 kg (190 lb)349 cm (137 in)321 cm (126 in) Amicale Laïque Canteleu-Maromme
10Nathan French20 April 19901.93 m (6 ft 4 in)77 kg (170 lb)333 cm (131 in)310 cm (120 in) Avignon Volley-Ball
11Joel Miller15 December 19881.91 m (6 ft 3 in)83 kg (183 lb)329 cm (130 in)311 cm (122 in) VBK Klagenfurt
12Christopher Lamont7 December 19821.99 m (6 ft 6 in)76 kg (168 lb)337 cm (133 in)314 cm (124 in) ASUL Lyon
17Kieran O'Malley12 May 19881.88 m (6 ft 2 in)78 kg (172 lb)320 cm (130 in)305 cm (120 in) Abiant Lycurgus

Sitting

The men's sitting volleyball team finished in Division B 5th place[7] after the Oklahoma 2010 World Championships. After competing in the ECVD Continental Cup 2011, the men's team finished in 7th place.[8]

References

  1. "GB Volleyball". britishvolleyball.org. Archived from the original on 2009-03-20.
  2. http://www.fivb.org/en/volleyball/VB_Ranking_M_2013-07.asp
  3. "2010 World Championships 1st Round Qualifiers". FIVB.org. 4 Jan 2009. Retrieved on 1 Feb 2011.
  4. "European League 2011". cev.lu. Retrieved 24 January 2011.
  5. "Test Event 2011".Retrieved 24 February 2011.
  6. "Great Britain men's volleyball team roster". London 2012. FIVB. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
  7. "World Championships 2010" (PDF). USVA.org. 18 July 2010. Retrieved on 24 January 2011.
  8. "ECVD Continental Cup 2011". volleyballengland.org. 18 July 2011. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
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