Serbia women's national volleyball team

The Serbia women's national volleyball team is governed by the Volleyball Federation of Serbia and takes part in international volleyball competitions.

Serbia
AssociationVolleyball Federation of Serbia
ConfederationCEV
Head coachZoran Terzić
FIVB ranking3 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2008)
Best result (2016)
World Championship
Appearances4 (First in 2006)
Best result (2018)
World Cup
Appearances4 (First in 2007)
Best result (2015)
European Championship
Appearances9 (First in 2003)
Best result (2011, 2017, 2019)

FIVB considers Serbia the inheritor of the records of SFR Yugoslavia (1948–1991) and Serbia and Montenegro (1992–2006).

The Olympic Committee of Serbia declared the women's national volleyball team the best female side of the year from 2006 to 2011.

Serbia earned a silver medal at the 2016 summer Olympics and won the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.

Results

Olympic Games

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
1992Did not qualify
1996
2000
2004
2008Quarterfinal5th624613
2012Preliminary Round11th505215
2016Final8531911
2020Qualified
TotalQualified: 3/7197122739

World Championship

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
1994Banned from entering the qualifying tournaments
1998Did not qualify
2002
2006Semifinal11923012
2010Second Round8th11652018
2014Second Round7th9631913
2018Final131123410
TotalQualified: 4/744321210353

European Championship

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
1993Banned from entering the qualifying tournament
1995Did not enter the qualifying tournament
1997Did not qualify
1999Did not enter the qualifying tournament
2001
2003Preliminary Round9th514512
2005Preliminary Round7th7341215
2007Final8531714
2009Playoff Round7th633129
2011Final761198
2013Semifinal4th6331310
2015Semifinal651164
2017Final660182
2019Final990246
2021Qualified
TotalQualified: 9/1460411913680

World Cup

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
1995Did not qualify
1999
2003
20075th11742615
20117th11562219
20152nd111013111
2019Qualified
TotalQualified: 3/63322117945

World Grand Prix

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
1993 to 2010 Did not qualify
20113rd141043517
201211th9361519
20133rd141043517
20147th9451818
20158th9361719
20167th9541820
20173rd131033315
TotalQualified: 7/25774532171125

Nations League

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
20185th171254321
201913th155102033
2020Qualified as core team
TotalQualified: 2/23217156354

European Games

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
20158622211
TotalQualified: 1/18622211

European Volleyball League

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
2009141223915
201014131407
201114140424
2012141314010
20135th12662223
2014Did not enter
2015
2016
2017
2018
TotalQualified: 5/1068581018359

Team

Current squad

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

Head coach: Zoran Terzić

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block Position 2017–18 club
1Bianka Buša25 July 19941.87 m (6 ft 2 in)74 kg (163 lb)312 cm (123 in)298 cm (117 in) Outside Hitter Chemik Police
4Bojana Živković29 March 19881.86 m (6 ft 1 in)70 kg (150 lb)298 cm (117 in)283 cm (111 in) Setter Le Cannet
6Tijana Malešević18 March 19911.85 m (6 ft 1 in)78 kg (172 lb)300 cm (120 in)286 cm (113 in) Outside Hitter Alba Blaj
9Brankica Mihajlović13 April 19911.90 m (6 ft 3 in)83 kg (183 lb)302 cm (119 in)290 cm (110 in) Outside Hitter Fenerbahçe
10Maja Ognjenović (c)6 August 19841.83 m (6 ft 0 in)67 kg (148 lb)300 cm (120 in)293 cm (115 in) Setter Vakıfbank Istanbul
11Stefana Veljković9 January 19901.90 m (6 ft 3 in)76 kg (168 lb)325 cm (128 in)310 cm (120 in) Middle Blocker Igor Novara
12Teodora Pušić12 March 19931.70 m (5 ft 7 in)58 kg (128 lb)270 cm (110 in)260 cm (100 in) Libero Stuttgart
13Ana Bjelica3 April 19921.90 m (6 ft 3 in)78 kg (172 lb)310 cm (120 in)305 cm (120 in) Opposite Hitter Voléro Zürich
14Maja Aleksić6 June 19971.88 m (6 ft 2 in)72 kg (159 lb)302 cm (119 in)289 cm (114 in) Middle Blocker Vizura
15Jovana Stevanović30 June 19921.92 m (6 ft 4 in)72 kg (159 lb)308 cm (121 in)295 cm (116 in) Middle Blocker Casalmaggiore
16Milena Rašić25 October 19901.93 m (6 ft 4 in)72 kg (159 lb)315 cm (124 in)310 cm (120 in) Middle Blocker Vakıfbank Istanbul
17Silvija Popović15 March 19861.78 m (5 ft 10 in)65 kg (143 lb)286 cm (113 in)276 cm (109 in) Libero Voléro Zürich
18Tijana Bošković8 March 19971.93 m (6 ft 4 in)82 kg (181 lb)315 cm (124 in)300 cm (120 in) Opposite Hitter Eczacıbaşı VitrA
19Bojana Milenković6 March 19971.85 m (6 ft 1 in)70 kg (150 lb)294 cm (116 in)288 cm (113 in) Outside Hitter Crvena Zvezda Beograd

Notable squads

Previous squads

Coaches

Name From Until
Darko Zakoč 1996 2001
Zoran Terzić 2002 present

See also

References

  1. "Serbia Team Roster". FIVB. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.
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