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World League 2011
22nd Edition

- RUS / Russia - Player's biography
Team name  Apalikov
First name Nikolay
Last name Apalikov
Age (birth date) 35  (26/08/1982)
Hometown Ekaterinburg
Languages Russian
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Middle-blocker 203 cm 103 kg 353 cm 344 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  8 0 88 96
Volleyball career
International debut  
Club debut Izumrud
Actual Club ZENIT Kazan 
Hobbies Cars 
Favourites Books:
Food: Russian
Movie: Action
Other sports: Basketball
  Nikolay Apalikov was born in Orsk, Orenburg region, but started his professional career in “Lokomotiv-Izumrud”, the team based in Ekaterinburg. During the seven seasons that Nikolay spent with the team he managed to win silver in the Russian Superleague (2001) as well as the Russian national cup (2000). In the European arena, Apalikov earned silver at the CEV Top Teams Cup (2001) and bronze in the CEV Cup (2004). With his performances for “Lokomotiv-Izumrud” he was called up to the team in 2005. Apalikov debuted in the European League clash against Estonia. Altogether Nikolay took part in eight national team games in 2005, and won bronze at the 2005 CEV European Championship, it was the only season when Apalikov played for the Russian main team up until 2010.

The new period in Nikolay’s career began in 2007 when he moved to “Zenit” (Kazan). With this team he won all possible titles within Russia and also won the 2008 CEV Champions League.


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