TEAM COMPOSITION

Medals

 IRI / Iran - Team Composition

 
Team manager Dr. AMINPOUR Taher Ali
Head coach CVETKOVIC Jovica
Assistant coach VAKILI Reza
Doctor NOROUZI Gholamreza
Therapist / trainer KRGHOVIC Ivan
Journalist SHAKERI Ali
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  L 1 Mohammad Reza Hosseini Pouya M.R. Hosseini 23.08.1994 194 83 320 313 Saipa
  2   Rasoul Najafi R.Najafi 23.07.1991 196 85 325 317 Saipa
  C 4 Farhad Salafzoon F. Salafzoon 06.12.1992 200 81 320 313 Matin Varna
  6   Hamed Bagherpour K. H.Bagherpour K. 02.03.1991 198 90 319 313 Bank Keshavarzi
  7 Pourya Fayazi Damnabi P.Fayazi 12.01.1993 194 87 348 326 Shahrdari Urmia
  10   Amir Ghafour A.Ghafour 06.06.1991 202 90 354 334 Barij Esans
  11 Mojtaba Mirzajanpour M. M.Mirzajanpour 07.10.1991 195 88 325 315 Matin Varna
  12   Sajad Dehnavi S.Dehnavi 02.04.1993 198 89 337 332 Mizan Mashhad
  13 Hamed Tariverdi V. H.Tariverdi 05.11.1992 191 86 318 313 Saipa
  15   Saeid Shirood Gh. S.Shirood 24.03.1991 195 85 328 321 Matin Varna
  16 Vali Alipour V.Alipour 29.03.1991 200 93 329 318 Kaleh
  17   Reza Ghara R.Ghara 31.07.1991 200 87 351 331 Kalleh
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

The Iranian side set to compete at this year’s FIVB Volleyball Men’s Junior World Championship in Brazil were named Asian Youth champions in 2008 before following that up with a silver medal at the FIVB Volleyball Boys’ Youth World Championship in Italy in 2009.
Coach profile

Jovica Cvetkovic has been coach of the Iran junior men’s team since 2004 and since then has had success at the continental level.

He began his career as a player, playing for VC “Partizan” in Serbia where he won the national championship twice. He also stepped out for the national team.

His coaching career began in 1986 when he was named coach for VC “Pozarevac” also in his native Serbia and since then he has coached Maritgues in France as well as Smederevo and Red Star, Spartak all in Serbia and Barq and Petroshimi, both in Iran.

His international coaching career begain in 1995 as assistant coach for Yugoslavia, helping them to bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and silver at the 1998 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship.

Following that he helped lead his current side to fifth at the 2005 FIVB Volleyball Men’s Junior World Championship and then gold at the youth edition.