Russia RUS

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Last medal

2013

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Best result

1949, 1950, 1951, 1958, 1963, 1967, 1971, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1985, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2013

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Team // Russia

Russia is one of the most successful nations in women's volleyball. They have won the European Championship as many as eighteen times. Will 2015 be the nineteenth time? At the Olympics they have won 4 gold medals. During the World Grand Prix 2013 they ended uncharacteristically low, in seventh place. They made up for it at the last edition with third place in the Final Six.

 

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Yuri Marichev

Yuri Marichev was appointed coach of Russia in January 2013 following the tragic death of his predecessor Sergei Ovchinnikov. Marichev won league titles in the Soviet union and Turkey as a player. In 1991 he won the European Cup and the European Super Cup. At the 2005 Men's World Junior Championship he coached the gold winning Russian team. 

Players

  • MALOVA Anna

  • DOB 16-04-90
  • Position: Libero 1
  • Shirt no.: 19
  • ILCHENKO Kseniia

  • DOB 31-10-94
  • Position: Outside-spiker
  • Shirt no.: 18
  • MALYKH Natalia

  • DOB 08-12-93
  • Position: Opposite
  • Shirt no.: 17
  • ZARYAZHKO Irina

  • DOB 04-10-91
  • Position: Middle-blocker
  • Shirt no.: 16
  • KOSHELEVA Tatiana

  • DOB 23-12-88
  • Position: Outside-spiker
  • Shirt no.: 15
  • FETISOVA Irina

  • DOB 07-09-94
  • Position: Middle-blocker
  • Shirt no.: 14
  • STARTSEVA Evgeniya

  • DOB 12-02-89
  • Position: Setter
  • Shirt no.: 13
  • ORLOVA Ekaterina

  • DOB 21-10-87
  • Position: Middle-blocker
  • Shirt no.: 12
  • KOSIANENKO Ekaterina (c)

  • DOB 02-02-90
  • Position: Setter
  • Shirt no.: 10
  • OBMOCHAEVA Nataliia

  • DOB 01-06-89
  • Position: Opposite
  • Shirt no.: 8
  • LYUBUSHKINA Ekaterina

  • DOB 02-01-90
  • Position: Middle-blocker
  • Shirt no.: 7
  • PASYNKOVA Alexandra

  • DOB 14-04-87
  • Position: Outside-spiker
  • Shirt no.: 5
  • KUZYAKINA Victoria

  • DOB 01-06-85
  • Position: Libero 2
  • Shirt no.: 2
  • SHCHERBAN Yana

  • DOB 06-09-89
  • Position: Outside-spiker
  • Shirt no.: 1