Poland men's national volleyball team

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Association Polski Związek Piłki Siatkowej
Confederation CEV
Manager Poland Mirosław Przedpełski
Head coach France Stéphane Antiga
(since October 26, 2013)
FIVB ranking 5 (as of October 7, 2013)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 7
Website www.pzps.pl (Polish)
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Polish team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold 1976 Montreal Team
World Championship
Gold 1974 Mexico Team
Silver 2006 Japan Team
World Cup
Silver 1965 Poland Team
Silver 2011 Japan Team
World League
Gold 2012 Sofia Team
Bronze 2011 Gdańsk Team
European Championship
Gold 2009 Turkey Team
Silver 1975 Yugoslavia Team
Silver 1977 Finland Team
Silver 1979 France Team
Silver 1981 Bulgaria Team
Silver 1983 East Germany Team
Bronze 1967 Turkey Team
Bronze 2011 AUT / CZE Team

The Poland national men's volleyball team is the national volleyball team from Poland, controlled by the Polski Związek Piłki Siatkowej (PZPS), which represents the country in international competitions and friendly matches. It is one of the world's strongest teams, being the 2009 European Champions and is ranked third (as of July 2012) in the FIVB world ranking. Poland achieved some of its best results in the 1970s, with gold medals at 1974 World Championship and the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. They also won five consecutive silver medals at the European Championship, between 1975 and 1983. Poland's most recent success is gold at the 2009 European Championship, after defeating France in the finals.

The team has also competed in the World League ever since 1998, achieving their best results in 2012, when they won the gold medals.

Results

World Championship

World League

European Championship

  • 1948 — did not qualify
  • 1950 — 6th place
  • 1951 — did not qualify
  • 1955 — 6th place
  • 1958 — 6th place
  • 1963 — 6th place
  • 1967Med 3.png Bronze medal
  • 1971 — 6th place
  • 1975Med 2.png Silver medal
  • 1977Med 2.png Silver medal
  • 1979Med 2.png Silver medal
  • 1981Med 2.png Silver medal
  • 1983Med 2.png Silver medal
  • 1985 — 4th place
  • 1987 — did not qualify
  • 1989 — 7th place
  • 1991 — 7th place
  • 1993 — 7th place
  • 1995 — 6th place
  • 1997 — did not qualify
  • 1999 — did not qualify
  • 2001 — 5th place
  • 2003 — 5th place
  • 2005 — 5th place
  • 2007 — 11th place
  • 2009Med 1.png Gold medal
  • 2011Med 3.png Bronze medal
  • 2013 — 9th place

Squads

Current roster

The following is the Polish roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2012 Summer Olympics.1 view · talk

Head coach: Italy Andrea Anastasi

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2012 club
1 Nowakowski, PiotrPiotr Nowakowski 18 December 1987 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
2 Winiarski, MichałMichał Winiarski 28 September 1983 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in) Poland PGE Skra
4 Kosok, GrzegorzGrzegorz Kosok 2 March 1983 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
5 Zagumny, PawełPaweł Zagumny 18 October 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 317 cm (125 in) Poland ZAKSA
6 Kurek, BartoszBartosz Kurek 29 August 1988 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 326 cm (128 in) Poland PGE Skra
7 Jarosz, JakubJakub Jarosz 10 February 1987 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 353 cm (139 in) 328 cm (129 in) Italy Top Volley
9 Bartman, ZbigniewZbigniew Bartman 4 May 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 320 cm (130 in) Poland Jastrzębski Węgiel
13 Kubiak, MichałMichał Kubiak 23 February 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 328 cm (129 in) 312 cm (123 in) Poland Jastrzębski Węgiel
14 Ruciak, MichałMichał Ruciak 22 August 1983 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 305 cm (120 in) Poland ZAKSA
15 Żygadło, ŁukaszŁukasz Żygadło 2 August 1979 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 325 cm (128 in) Italy Trentino Volley
16 Ignaczak, KrzysztofKrzysztof Ignaczak (L) 15 May 1978 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
18 Możdżonek, MarcinMarcin Możdżonek (C) 9 February 1985 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 338 cm (133 in) Poland PGE Skra

Notable players

References

  1. ^ "TEAM COMPOSITION – POL / Poland". FIVB. Retrieved 17 July 2012. 







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