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Belgium women's national volleyball team

 

Belgium women's national volleyball team

Belgium
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Association Koninklijk Belgisch Volleybalverbond (KBVBV)
Confederation CEV
Head coach Gert Vande Broek
FIVB ranking 14 (as of September 2015)
Uniforms
 
Home
 
Away
World Championship
Appearances 3 (First in 1956)
Best result 11th (2014)
European Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1967)
Best result 3rd (2013)
www.volleyvvb.be
Belgium women's national volleyball team
Medal record
European Championship
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Germany/Switzerland Team
European League
Silver medal – second place 2013 Varna Team

The Belgium women's national volleyball team represents Belgium in international women's volleyball competitions and friendly matches. Their nickname is Yellow Tigers.

Competitive record

World Championship

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place
World Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
1952 Did not participate
1956 Group stage 13th 2 0 2 0 6
1960 Did not participate
1962
1967
1970 Did Not Qualify
1974
1978 Group stage 22nd 3 0 3 0 9
1982 Did Not Qualify
1986
1990
1994
1998
2002
2006
2010
2014 11th place
Total 0 Titles 3/16 5 0 5 0 15

European Championship

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place
European Championship record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Last match played
1949 Did not participate
1950
1951
1955
1958
1963
1967 Group stage 14th 3 0 3 0 9 9th–15th place play-off round — lost to  Italy, 0–3
1971 Did not participate
1975 Group stage 12th 3 0 3 1 9 7th–12th place play-off round — lost to  Netherlands, 2–3
1977 Did Not Qualify
1979 Group stage 12th 3 0 3 0 9 7th–12th place play-off round — lost to  Yugoslavia, 0–3
1981 Did Not Qualify
1983
1985
1987 Group stage 12th 5 0 5 0 15 11th place match — lost to  Poland, 0–3
1989 Did Not Qualify
1991
1993
1995
1997
1999
2001
2003
2005
/ 2007 Group stage 7th 3 1 2 6 6 2nd round group stage — defeated  Bulgaria, 3–1
2009 Group stage 11th 3 1 2 7 7 2nd round group stage — lost to  Spain, 2–3
/ 2011 Did Not Qualify
/ 2013 Semi-Final 3rd 5 4 1 17 9 3rd place match — defeated  Serbia, 3–2
/ 2015 Quarterfinals 6th 5 3 2 9 7 Quarterfinals — lost to  Serbia, 1–3
Total 0 Titles 8/29

European Volleyball League

     Champions       Runners-up       Third place       Fourth place
European Volleyball League record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
2009 Did not participate
2010
2011
2012
2013 Runners-up 2nd 14 11 3 37 14
Total 0 Titles 1/5 14 11 3 37 14

Current squad

The following is the Belgian roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Gert Vande Broek
No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Bland, AngieAngie Bland 26 April 1984 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 306 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in) Volley-Ball Nantes
3 Dirickx, FraukeFrauke Dirickx 3 January 1980 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 302 cm (119 in) Impel Wrocław
4 Coolman, NinaNina Coolman 25 January 1991 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 293 cm (115 in) Saint-Cloud Paris
5 Heyrman, LauraLaura Heyrman 17 May 1993 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 280 cm (110 in) LJ Modena
6 Leys, CharlotteCharlotte Leys (C) 18 March 1989 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 293 cm (115 in) Atom Trefl Sopot
7 Courtois, ValérieValérie Courtois 1 November 1990 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 280 cm (110 in) 270 cm (110 in) VC Oudegem
10 Van Hecke, LiseLise Van Hecke 1 July 1992 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 299 cm (118 in) 281 cm (111 in) River Piacenza
11 Vandesteene, ElsEls Vandesteene 30 May 1987 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 291 cm (115 in) Volley-Ball Nantes
12 Strumilo, DominikaDominika Strumilo 26 December 1996 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 311 cm (122 in) 292 cm (115 in) Asterix Kieldrecht
14 Rousseaux, HélèneHélène Rousseaux 25 September 1991 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 322 cm (127 in) 300 cm (120 in) LJ Modena
17 Van De Vijver, IlkaIlka Van De Vijver 26 January 1993 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 296 cm (117 in) 273 cm (107 in) RC Cannes
18 Ruysschaert, BrittBritt Ruysschaert 27 May 1994 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 62 kg (137 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 281 cm (111 in) Asterix Kieldrecht
19 Cools, SarahSarah Cools 14 April 1997 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 291 cm (115 in) Asterix Kieldrecht
20 Catry, MaudMaud Catry 4 September 1990 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 302 cm (119 in) Saint-Cloud Paris

References

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External links

  • Official website
  • FIVB profile
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