Jelena Nikolić

Jelena Nikolić (Serbian Cyrillic: Јелена Николић; born 13 April 1982) is a Serbian volleyball player, playing as a wing-spiker. She was a member of the Women's National Team that won the silver medal at the 2007 European Championship in Belgium and Luxembourg.

Jelena Nikolić
Jelena Nikolic 1
Personal information
Born13 April 1982 (age 37)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Spike315 cm (124 in)
Block300 cm (120 in)
Volleyball information
PositionWing Spiker
Current clubVakıfBank Güneş Sigorta Türk Telekom
OK Obilić Belgrade
Reggio Emilia
Foppapedretti Bergamo
Minetti Infoplus Vincenza
RC Cannes
Toray Arrows
Megius Volley Padova
Takefuji Bamboo
VakıfBank Güneş Sigorta Istanbul
Azeryol Baku
Bursa BB
National team
 Serbia and Montenegro


She played for VakıfBank Güneş Sigorta Türk Telekom in Turkey from 2008/2010. With this team Jelena win the 2010–11 CEV Champions League and also winning the "Best Scorer" award.[1]

Nikolić won the gold medal at the 2013 Club World Championship playing with Vakıfbank Istanbul.[2]




National team

Senior team




  1. ^ CEV. "VakifGunesTTelekom completes Turkish fairy tale in Istanbul". Archived from the original on 2011-03-24. Retrieved 2011-03-20.
  2. ^ "Vakifbank Istanbul fly to first Women's Club World Champs title, China claim bronze". Zurich, Switzerland: FIVB. 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2013-10-13.

External links

2010 Women's European Volleyball League

The 2010 Women's European Volleyball League was the second edition of the annual Women's Volleyball Tournament, played by eight European countries from June 5 to July 18, 2010. The Final Four were held in Ankara, Turkey, on July 24 and 25.

2011 FIVB Women's Club World Championship squads

This article shows all participating team squads at the 2011 FIVB Women's Club World Championship, held from October 8 to 14, 2011 in Doha, Qatar.

2013 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship

The 2013 FIVB Women's Club World Championship was the 7th edition of the event. It was held in Zurich, Switzerland, from 9 to 13 October 2013. Vakıfbank Istanbul won the title and Jovana Brakočević was named Most Valuable Player.

2013 FIVB Women's Club World Championship squads

This article shows all participating team squads at the 2013 FIVB Women's Club World Championship squads, held from October 9 to 13, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Azeryol Baku

Azeryol Baku is an Azerbaijani women's volleyball club


Jelena, also written Yelena and Elena, is a Slavic given name. It derives from the word 'jelen', which means 'deer'. There is a speculation that it may also be a Slavicized form of the Greek name Helen, which is of uncertain origin. Diminutives of the name include Jelica, Jelka, Jele, Jela, Lena, Lenotschka, Jeca, Lenka and Alena.

Neslihan Demir

Neslihan Demir, (born December 9, 1983 in Eskişehir) is a former Turkish volleyball star. She is one of the most successful athletes of Turkey and has been among FIVB Heroes. She represented her country as the flag-bearer at the 2012 Summer Olympics Parade of Nations and the official advertisement face of Turkey for the 2020 Summer Olympics candidateship along with basketballer Hedo Türkoğlu. Her position is opposite-hitter and she has won a lot of personal awards in international tournaments. She studied at Gazi University.


Nikolić (Serbian Cyrillic: Hиколић), meaning "son of Nikola", is a common South Slavic surname and is found in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia. Nikolić is the third most frequent surname in Serbia, and is also common in Croatia, with 6,353 carriers (2011 census).It may refer to the following people:

Aleksandar Nikolić (1924–2000), basketball player and coach

Aleksandra Nikolić (1990), fashion model

Ana Nikolić (1978–), Serbian singer

Andrew Nikolic (1961–), Australian politician, retired Australian Army brigadier

Dragan Nikolić (1943–2016), actor

Jelena Nikolić (1982–), Serbian volleyball player

Maja Nikolić (1975–), Serbian singer

Marijan Nikolić (1981–), Croatian footballer

Marko Nikolić (disambiguation), several people

Milan Nikolić (1979–), Serbian accordionist

Milan Nikolić (1987–), Serbian footballer

Milijana Nikolic (1975–), opera soprano

Milorad Nikolić (1920–2006), footballer

Miloš Nikolić (disambiguation), several people

Momir Nikolić (1955–), Bosnian Serbian former Assistant Chief of Security and Intelligence for the Bosnian Serb Army

Nebojša Nikolić (born 1968), Bosnian chess master

Nemanja Nikolić, several people

Nenad Nikolić, several people

Predrag Nikolić (1960–), Bosnian chess grandmaster

Siniša Nikolić (1967–), Yugoslav footballer

Sladjan Nikolic (1974–), Serbian football manager and former midfielder

Srdjan Nikolić (1976–), Serbian rugby union player

Stefan Nikolić, several people

Stevo Nikolić (1984–), Bosnian Serb footballer

Stojan "Niki" Nikolic (1949–), former Yugoslav-American soccer defender

Tomislav Nikolić (1952–), Serbian President

Uroš Nikolić (1987-), Serbian basketball player

Uroš Nikolić (1993-), Serbian football midfielder

Vera Nikolić (1948–), Serbian track and field athlete

Vera Nikolić Podrinska (1886–1972), Croatian painter and baroness

Vinko Nikolić (1912–1997), Croatian writer and journalist

Vito Nikolić (1934–1994), Montenegrin poetOtherHouse of Nikolić, Serbian noble house

Promoball Volleyball Flero

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RC Cannes

RC Cannes is a French women's volleyball club based in Cannes and playing in the Ligue AF.

Serbia at the 2015 European Games

Serbia participated at the 2015 European Games, in Baku, Azerbaijan from 12 to 28 June 2015.The Olympic Committee of Serbia sent a total of 132 athletes to the Games, 79 men and 53 women, to compete in 20 sports. Volleyball, water polo and men's 3 on 3 basketball were the only team-based sports in which Serbia had its representation in these European games.

Notable Serbian athletes featured Olympic taekwondo champion Milica Mandić, who became the nation's flag bearer at the opening ceremony, olympic medalists in shooting Jasna Šekarić, Ivana Maksimović, Andrija Zlatić, Stevan Pletikosić. World number one ranked player in 3 on 3 basketball, Dušan Domović Bulut carried nation's flag at closing ceremony.

Serbia left Baku with a total of fifteen medals (eight gold, four silver, and three bronze) in nine sports. Shooting athletes won the most medals of all sports, four of which all being gold.

On July 1, 2015 Serbian president Tomislav Nikolić organized reception for athletes and coaches and congratulated them on success.

Serbia at the European Games

Serbia participated in the inaugural edition of the European Games in 2015.

Serbia at the Olympics

Serbia first participated at the Olympic Games in 1912 as the Kingdom of Serbia. Serbia returned to the Olympics as an independent team after ninety-six years at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Serbia women's national volleyball team

The Serbia women's national volleyball team is governed by the Volleyball Federation of Serbia and takes part in international volleyball competitions.

FIVB considers Serbia the inheritor of the records of SFR Yugoslavia (1948–1991) and Serbia and Montenegro (1992–2006).The Olympic Committee of Serbia declared the women's national volleyball team the best female side of the year from 2006 to 2011.

Serbia earned a silver medal at the 2016 summer Olympics and won the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship.

Toray Arrows (women's volleyball team)

Toray Arrows (東レ・アローズ) is a women's volleyball team based in Ōtsu, Shiga, Japan. It plays in V.League Division 1. The club was founded in 2000. The owner of the team is Toray Industries.

The jersey number of the team is the order of the age (excluding foreigners).

Volley Bergamo

Volley Bergamo is an Italian women's volleyball club based in Bergamo and currently playing in the Serie A1.

Volleyball at the 2009 Summer Universiade

The volleyball competition in the 2009 Summer Universiade was be held at different venues in Serbia between 2-11 July 2009.

Volleyball at the 2015 European Games

The volleyball tournaments at the 2015 European Games in Baku were played between 13 and 28 June. 12 teams participated in the two indoor tournaments, while 32 pairs took part in each of the beach volleyball events.

Women's European Volleyball League

The Women's European Volleyball League is a continental volleyball competition for senior women's national volleyball teams of Europe, organized by the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV). Created in 2009, the competition served as a qualifying tournament for the FIVB World Grand Prix (until 2017) and to its successor the FIVB Nations League since 2018.

This event should not be confused with the other, more prestigious, continental competition for European national volleyball teams, the European Volleyball Championship.

Serbia squads


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