TEAM COMPOSITION

Medals

 RUS / Russia - Team Composition

 
Team manager Kirill Glinin
Head coach Sergey Shlyapnikov
Assistant coach Alexander Karikov
Doctor Vladimir Rudychev
Therapist / trainer Alexander Mishin
Journalist Alexander Zolotov
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Igor Filippov Filippov 19.03.1991 205 107 340 326 Dinamo Moscow
  2   Alexander Safonov Safonov 17.06.1991 205 102 340 325 Lokomotiv-Belogorie
  C 3 Dmitry Kovalev Kovalev 15.03.1991 198 82 340 330 Prikamie
  5   Bogdan Glivenko Glivenko 26.01.1992 205 96 345 336 Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
  L 6 Aleksey Kabeshov Kabeshov 22.06.1991 190 83 319 314 Lokomotiv Novosibirsk
  7   Andrey Kolesnik Kolesnik 23.06.1991 203 92 346 336 Yaroslavich
  10 Leonid Shchadilov Shchadilov 14.08.1991 202 87 340 330 Gazprom-Ugra
  12   Nikita Alekseev Alekseev 15.07.1992 206 102 340 330 Ural
  14 Alexey Pluzhnikov Pluzhnikov 15.07.1991 205 98 350 335 Yaroslavich
  16   Igor Tisevich Tisevich 16.04.1991 197 86 340 330 Yaroslavich
  17 Oleg Tsentalovich Tsentalovich 17.01.1991 196 89 343 335 Dynamo Moscow
  18   Valentine Krotkov Krotkov 01.09.1991 195 84 340 330 Dynamo LO
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

The team was formed in October 2006 when the first training camp was held, with players coming from different Russian regions.

The team's first international tournament was the EEVZA Championship in Tutayev in 2007, where the team finished first.

At the beginning of 2009, the team participated in the Qualification Tournament for the European Championship held in Yaroslavl. Five teams -Finland, Austria, Lithuania, Slovenia, Montenegro and Russia -took part in the competition. Russia once again reigned supreme in finishing first.

At the 2009 European Championship held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, the team took bronze, while Igor Filippov was named Best Blocker.
At the 2010 European Championship held on Bobruisl , the Belorussia , the team took gold,

MVP: Igor Filippov (RUS)
Best Blocker: Igor Filippov (RUS)  
Best Libero: Alexey Kabeshov (RUS)
Best Server:  Oleg Tsentalovich (RUS)
Best Setter: Dmitry Kovalev (RUS)
 
Coach profile

Sergey Shlyapnikov has so far helped coach his team to the European Championship gold medal in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,2010 as well as FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship gold in 1999 and silver in 2001