Russia women's national volleyball team

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.

Russia
AssociationVolleyball Federation Of Russia
ConfederationCEV
Head coach Sergio Busato
FIVB ranking5 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances6 (First in 1996)
Best result (2000), (2004)
World Championship
Appearances17 (First in 1952)
Best result (1952 (USSR), 1956 (USSR), 1960 (USSR), 1970 (USSR), 1990 (USSR), 2006 & 2010)
World Cup
Appearances8 (First in 1973)
Best result (1973 (USSR))
European Championship
Appearances30 (First in 1949)
Best result (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)

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

USSR

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
19521st World Championship Soviet Union Poland Czechoslovakia
19562nd World Championship France Romania Poland
19603rd World Championship Brazil Japan Czechoslovakia
1968#19th Olympic Games Mexico Japan Poland
1970#6th World Championship Bulgaria Japan North Korea
1972#20th Olympic Games West Germany Japan North Korea
1973#1st World Cup Uruguay Japan South Korea
198022nd Olympic Games Soviet Union East Germany Bulgaria
198824th Olympic Games South Korea Peru China
199011th World Championship China China United States

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

Russia

Year Games Host Runners-up 3rd place
200615th World Championship Japan Brazil Serbia
201016th World Championship Japan Brazil Japan

Results

Olympic Games

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

FIVB World Championship

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

FIVB Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup

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

FIVB World Cup

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

FIVB World Grand Prix

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

FIVB Nations League

Russia

European Championship

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

Current squad

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
2Daria Talysheva16 October 19911.82 m (6 ft 0 in)67 kg (148 lb)295 cm (116 in)288 cm (113 in) Dinamo Moscow
3Ekaterina Efimova3 July 19931.92 m (6 ft 4 in)70 kg (150 lb)305 cm (120 in)295 cm (116 in) Yenisey Krasnoyarsk
20Daria Malygina4 April 19942.02 m (6 ft 8 in)82 kg (181 lb)317 cm (125 in)305 cm (120 in) Dinamo Kazan
6Irina Zaryazhko4 October 19911.96 m (6 ft 5 in)78 kg (172 lb)305 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Dinamo Kazan
7Tatiana Romanova9 September 19941.78 m (5 ft 10 in)64 kg (141 lb)292 cm (115 in)285 cm (112 in) Uralochka Yekaterinburg
8Nataliya Goncharova1 June 19891.94 m (6 ft 4 in)75 kg (165 lb)315 cm (124 in)306 cm (120 in) Dinamo Moscow
11Ekaterina Lyubushkina2 January 19901.88 m (6 ft 2 in)81 kg (179 lb)300 cm (120 in)285 cm (112 in) Dinamo Moscow
9Alla Galkina15 April 19921.78 m (5 ft 10 in)65 kg (143 lb)295 cm (116 in)290 cm (110 in) Lokomotiv Kaliningrad[2]
13Yevgeniya Startseva (c)12 February 19891.85 m (6 ft 1 in)68 kg (150 lb)294 cm (116 in)290 cm (110 in) Dinamo Kazan
14Irina Fetisova7 September 19941.90 m (6 ft 3 in)76 kg (168 lb)307 cm (121 in)286 cm (113 in) Dinamo Moscow
16Irina Voronkova20 October 19951.90 m (6 ft 3 in)84 kg (185 lb)305 cm (120 in)290 cm (110 in) Dinamo Kazan
18Ksenia Parubets31 October 19941.83 m (6 ft 0 in)64 kg (141 lb)300 cm (120 in)286 cm (113 in) Leningradka Saint Petersburg
19Olga Biryukova19 September 19941.93 m (6 ft 4 in)74 kg (163 lb)300 cm (120 in)283 cm (111 in) Beşiktaş
21Anna Kotikova13 October 19991.85 m (6 ft 1 in)71 kg (157 lb)306 cm (120 in)300 cm (120 in) Dinamo Kazan

References

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