In 1956, China Men’s Team has its debut in the world arena for the 3rd
Men’s World Championship and finished 9th place in the 24 teams. Among
world top 10 teams back in the 1970s and 1980s, China team has enjoyed little
success on the world stage in recent decades. The best results have been a 4th
place in the Grand Champions Cup in 1997 and a 5th in the 2008
Olympic Games on home territory. While at continental level, China team has a
better performance, winning the Asian Championship in 1997 and 1999, the Asian
Games title in 1986, 1990 and 1998, and the Asian Cup in 2012.
Mr. Xie Guochen was appointed Head Coach in April 2013, and led the
team to a 3rd place in 2013 Asian Championship the same year, and 3rd
place in World League Final (Group 3), 15th in Men’s World
Championship and 4th place in the Asian Games in 2014.