TEAM COMPOSITION

 SRB / Serbia - Team Composition

 
Team manager TODOROVIC Dragan
Head coach PAVLICEVIC Ratko
Assistant coach GRSIC Marko
Doctor POZNANOVIC Snezana
Therapist / trainer
Journalist VILOTIJEVIC Ivana
 
    No.   Name Lastname Shirt Name Birthdate Height Weight Spike Block Club
  1 Bianka Busa Busa 25.07.1994 186 70 293 282 PARTIZAN VIZURA Beograd (SRB)
  2   Jadranka BUDROVIC BUDROVIC 05.05.1992 196 88 308 296 Crvena Zvezda Beograd (SRB)
  3 Aleksandra CVETICANIN CVETICANIN 05.04.1993 188 71 300 288 NIS Spartak Subotica(SRB)
  4   Ljubica KECMAN KECMAN 10.12.1993 182 64 303 290 Crvena Zvezda Beograd (SRB)
  5 Maja Savic Savic 14.08.1993 188 71 305 294 PARTIZAN Vizura Beograd (SRB)
  6   Ivana LUKOVIC LUKOVIC 18.07.1992 190 74 300 289 Perugia (ITA)
  8 Ljiljana RANKOVIC RANKOVIC 08.04.1993 182 71 290 275 Vizura Beograd (SRB)
  C 9   Danica Radenkovic Radenkovic 09.10.1992 184 70 300 294 SCHWERINER DC (GER)
  10 Jelena MEDAREVIC MEDAREVIC 24.07.1992 178 59 285 277 Crvena Zvezda Beograd (SRB)
  11   Ana Bjelica Bjelica 03.04.1992 190 82 310 305 CHEMIC Police SA (POL)
  12 Jovana Stevanovic Stevanovic 30.06.1992 190 75 308 295 VBC Pallavollo Rosa ssdrl (ITA
  L 14   Teodora PUSIC PUSIC 12.03.1993 170 58 270 260 Crvena Zvezda Beograd (SRB)
 C=Captain  L=Libero
 
Team profile

The junior women's team of Serbia have participated at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championships on three occasions. In 1997 in Gdansk, Poland, the side, playing under the flag of the former Yugoslavia, came ninth, and they repeated that feat in 1999 in Saskatoon, Canada. But the side surpassed themselves in 2005 n Ankara, Turkey to clinch silver.
 
The side have also participated at 13 European Championships winning two silver medals.

This generation of junior women has achieved outstanding results in the youth category as well, winning silver medals at the VIII European Championships played in 2009 in Rotterdam, and at the 2009 World Championships the same year in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.

Coach profile

Ratko Pavlicevic was a junior and senior national team player in the former Yugoslavia, but he also pursued his career abroad, having played in Belgium.

His coaching days began in 1997 when he acted as assistant coach to Jovica Cvetkovic at VC Crvena Zvezda. In 1999 and 2000, he was coach of the senior men’s squad for the same side, helping them win the National Cup. The following three years he spent abroad, coaching teams in Saudi Arabia and Cyprus. He returned to VC Crvena Zvezda in 2003 as assistant coach.

In 2004, he became the coach of the senior women’s team of VC Crvena Zvezda, and he remained in the position until present time. He has won two Championship titles and two National Cup titles with the girls in red-and-white.
 
Serbia will compete at the World Championships for the fourth time but it is the first under the Serbia banner.