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Bulgaria women's national volleyball team

 

Bulgaria women's national volleyball team

Bulgaria
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Association Bulgarian Volleyball Federation
Confederation CEV
Head coach Vladimir Kuzyutkin
FIVB ranking 20 (as of September 2015)
Uniforms
 
Home
 
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 1 (First in 1980)
Best result 3rd Third Place (1980)
World Championship
Appearances 11 (First in 1952)
Best result 4th (1952)
European Championship
Appearances 27 (First in 1950)
Best result 1st Champions (1981)
Bulgaria women's national volleyball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow Team
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1981 Sofia
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Lyon
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Varna
European League
Silver medal – second place 2010 Turkey
Silver medal – second place 2012 Czech Republic
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Turkey
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Turkey
Bronze medal – third place 2013 Bulgaria
Universiade
Silver medal – second place 1961 Bulgaria Team
Silver medal – second place 1973 Soviet Union Team
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Italy Team
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Bulgaria Team

The Bulgaria women's national volleyball team represents Bulgaria in international women's volleyball competitions and is controlled by the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation. The team had its biggest success in 1981, winning the European title at its home in Sofia. The previous year, Bulgaria won the bronze medal in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

Results

World Championship

Year Rank
1952 4th
1956 5th
1962 4th
1970 6th
1974 13th
1978 9th
1982 9th
1986 12th
1998 10th
2002 8th
2014 11th

World Grand Prix

Year Rank
2013 9th
2014 21st
2015 17th

European Championship

Year Rank
1950 4th
1955 5th
1958 5th
1963 5th
1967 6th
1971 4th
1975 4th
1977 7th
1979 Third Place
1981 Champions
1983 4th
1985 10th
1987 4th
1989 7th
1991 7th
1993 9th
1995 5th
1997 4th
1999 7th
2001 Third Place
2003 7th
2005 9th
2007 11th
2009 8th
2011 14th
2013 13th
2015 13th

European League

Year Rank
2009 Third Place
2010 Runners-Up
2011 Third Place
2012 Runners-Up
2013 Third Place
2014 6th

Summer Olympics

Year Rank
1980 Runners-Up

Team

Current Squad

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

Head coach: Vladimir Kuzyutkin
Number Name Date of Birth Height Weight Spike Block Club 2015
1 Nenova, DianaDiana Nenova 16 April 1985 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 298 cm (117 in) Dinamo București
2 Kitipova, LoraLora Kitipova 19 May 1991 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 290 cm (110 in) 283 cm (111 in) Azeryol Baku
3 Rabadzhieva, DobrianaDobriana Rabadzhieva 14 June 1991 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 285 cm (112 in) Voléro Zürich
4 Zarkova, TsvetelinaTsvetelina Zarkova 18 December 1986 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 289 cm (114 in) Dinamo București
5 Kamenova, KremenaKremena Kamenova 21 May 1988 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 299 cm (118 in) CSM Bucureşti
6 Ruseva, HristinaHristina Ruseva 1 October 1991 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 77 kg (170 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) LJ Modena
7 Monova, IvelinaIvelina Monova 17 January 1986 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 285 cm (112 in) 280 cm (110 in) Maritza Plovdiv
8 Filipova, MariyaMariya Filipova 10 September 1982 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 68 kg (150 lb) 295 cm (116 in) 275 cm (108 in) Metal Galați
9 Koleva, SlavinaSlavina Koleva 22 November 1986 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 57 kg (126 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 297 cm (117 in) Karşıyaka Izmir
10 Dimitrova, NasyaNasya Dimitrova 6 November 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Levski Sofia
11 Vasileva, ElitsaElitsa Vasileva 13 May 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 290 cm (110 in) Vakıfbank Istanbul
12 Filipova, StrashimiraStrashimira Filipova (C) 18 August 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 300 cm (120 in) Fakel Novy Urengoy
13 Nikolova, EmiliyaEmiliya Nikolova 26 December 1991 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 59 kg (130 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 287 cm (113 in) Imoco Conegliano
14 Koleva, ElenaElena Koleva 1 December 1977 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 304 cm (120 in) 298 cm (117 in) River Piacenza

References

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External links

  • Official website
  • FIVB profile
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