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.

Serbia
Serbia volleyball team
AssociationVolleyball Federation of Serbia
ConfederationCEV
Head coachZoran Terzić
FIVB ranking3 (as of September, 2019)
Uniforms
Home
Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances3 (First in 2008)
Best resultSilver medal olympic.svg (2016)
World Championship
Appearances4 (First in 2006)
Best resultGold (2018)
World Cup
Appearances4 (First in 2007)
Best resultSilver (2015)
European Championship
Appearances9 (First in 2003)
Best resultGold medal europe.svg (2011, 2017, 2019)

Results

Olympic Games

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
Spain 1992 Did not qualify
United States 1996
Australia 2000
Greece 2004
China 2008 Quarterfinal 5th 6 2 4 6 13
United Kingdom 2012 Preliminary Round 11th 5 0 5 2 15
Brazil 2016 Final 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 5 3 19 11
Japan 2020 Qualified
Total Qualified: 3/7 19 7 12 27 39

World Championship

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
Brazil 1994 Banned from entering the qualifying tournaments
Japan 1998 Did not qualify
Germany 2002
Japan 2006 Semifinal 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 11 9 2 30 12
Japan 2010 Second Round 8th 11 6 5 20 18
Italy 2014 Second Round 7th 9 6 3 19 13
Japan 2018 Final 1st, gold medalist(s) 13 11 2 34 10
Total Qualified: 4/7 44 32 12 103 53

European Championship

Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL
Czech Republic 1993 Banned from entering the qualifying tournament
Netherlands 1995 Did not enter the qualifying tournament
Czech Republic 1997 Did not qualify
Italy 1999 Did not enter the qualifying tournament
Bulgaria 2001
Turkey 2003 Preliminary Round 9th 5 1 4 5 12
Croatia 2005 Preliminary Round 7th 7 3 4 12 15
BelgiumLuxembourg 2007 Final 2nd, silver medalist(s) 8 5 3 17 14
Poland 2009 Playoff Round 7th 6 3 3 12 9
ItalySerbia 2011 Final 1st, gold medalist(s) 7 6 1 19 8
GermanySwitzerland 2013 Semifinal 4th 6 3 3 13 10
NetherlandsBelgium 2015 Semifinal 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 6 5 1 16 4
AzerbaijanGeorgia (country) 2017 Final 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 6 0 18 2
HungaryPolandSlovakiaTurkey 2019 Final 1st, gold medalist(s) 9 9 0 24 6
Serbia 2021 Qualified
Total Qualified: 9/14 60 41 19 136 80

World Cup

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
Japan 1995 Did not qualify
Japan 1999
Japan 2003
Japan 2007 5th 11 7 4 26 15
Japan 2011 7th 11 5 6 22 19
Japan 2015 2nd 11 10 1 31 11
Japan 2019 Qualified
Total Qualified: 3/6 33 22 11 79 45

World Grand Prix

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
1993 to 2010 Did not qualify
Macau 2011 3rd 14 10 4 35 17
China 2012 11th 9 3 6 15 19
Japan 2013 3rd 14 10 4 35 17
Japan 2014 7th 9 4 5 18 18
United States 2015 8th 9 3 6 17 19
Thailand 2016 7th 9 5 4 18 20
China 2017 3rd 13 10 3 33 15
Total Qualified: 7/25 77 45 32 171 125

Nations League

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
China 2018 5th 17 12 5 43 21
China 2019 13th 15 5 10 20 33
China 2020 Qualified as core team
Total Qualified: 2/2 32 17 15 63 54

European Games

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
Azerbaijan 2015 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 8 6 2 22 11
Total Qualified: 1/1 8 6 2 22 11

European Volleyball League

Year Position Pld W L SW SL
Turkey 2009 1st, gold medalist(s) 14 12 2 39 15
Turkey 2010 1st, gold medalist(s) 14 13 1 40 7
Turkey 2011 1st, gold medalist(s) 14 14 0 42 4
Czech Republic 2012 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 14 13 1 40 10
Bulgaria 2013 5th 12 6 6 22 23
European Union 2014 Did not enter
European Union 2015
European Union 2016
European Union 2017
Hungary 2018
Total Qualified: 5/10 68 58 10 183 59

Team

Current squad

The following is the Serbian roster in the 2018 World Championship.[1]

Head coach: Zoran Terzić

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block Position 2017–18 club
1 Bianka Buša 25 July 1994 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 298 cm (117 in) Outside Hitter Poland Chemik Police
4 Bojana Živković 29 March 1988 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 298 cm (117 in) 283 cm (111 in) Setter France Le Cannet
6 Tijana Malešević 18 March 1991 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 286 cm (113 in) Outside Hitter Romania Alba Blaj
9 Brankica Mihajlović 13 April 1991 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 290 cm (110 in) Outside Hitter Japan JT Marvelous
10 Maja Ognjenović (c) 6 August 1984 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 293 cm (115 in) Setter Russia WVC Dynamo Moscow
11 Stefana Veljković 9 January 1990 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 76 kg (168 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 310 cm (120 in) Middle Blocker Italy Igor Novara
12 Teodora Pušić 12 March 1993 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in) 58 kg (128 lb) 270 cm (110 in) 260 cm (100 in) Libero Germany Stuttgart
13 Ana Bjelica 3 April 1992 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 310 cm (120 in) 305 cm (120 in) Opposite Hitter Switzerland Voléro Zürich
14 Maja Aleksić 6 June 1997 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 289 cm (114 in) Middle Blocker Serbia Vizura
15 Jovana Stevanović 30 June 1992 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 295 cm (116 in) Middle Blocker Italy Casalmaggiore
16 Milena Rašić 25 October 1990 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 72 kg (159 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 310 cm (120 in) Middle Blocker Turkey Vakıfbank Istanbul
17 Silvija Popović 15 March 1986 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 286 cm (113 in) 276 cm (109 in) Libero Switzerland Voléro Zürich
18 Tijana Bošković 8 March 1997 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in) Opposite Hitter Turkey Eczacıbaşı VitrA
19 Bojana Milenković 6 March 1997 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 294 cm (116 in) 288 cm (113 in) Outside Hitter Serbia Crvena Zvezda Beograd

Previous squads

Serbian women's volleyball team cheering with flag, 2006
2006 World Championship, 3rd place.
Serbia women's national volleyball team at the European Championships 2015
European Championships 2015, 3rd place
2017 Serbian Volleyball team winning GP
Grand Prix 2017, 1st place

Coaches

Name From Until
Serbia Darko Zakoč 1996 2001
Serbia Zoran Terzić 2002 present

See also

References

  1. ^ "Serbia Team Roster". FIVB. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 29 September 2018.

External links

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