RUSSIA A country of sports fans
Sports Development and Participationfactors and influences • Government funding • Sport specific schools • Young athletes recruited based on physical characteristics and family background • Fewer outlets for youth compared to other western nations • Culture and history
INTERESETING FACTS…. a Russia is a part of the Federation Internationale de Volleyball. • Volleyball is the second most played sport in the world. • The FIVB is the largest sports organization in the world with 218 National Federations registered. • Russia dominates the sport of indoor volleyball and will see a rise in participation of beach volleyball in the next 10 years.
Basic Rules and Objectives of Play RULES 6 people per side Maximum 3 contacts per side No double contacts No carries or lifts Block does not count as a hit No touching the net during play No crossing the centre line with more than a foot KEY OBJECTIVES Pass, set and score Play defense versus the opponent Keep the ball off of the floor Win the best of 5 sets. First 4 sets are to 25 points. Fifth set to 15 points. You must win by two points.
Russians in Action • Men’s National Team • Women’s National Team • Junior Men’s and Women’s Teams • Youth Men’s and Women’s Teams • Super League • World League Participation • Grand Prix • 8 Men’s Beach Volleyball Teams • Youth Beach Development Program
Olympic Games Discipline Event Med. Nation Name / Team Tokyo 1964 Volleyball volleyball Men Tokyo 1964 Volleyball volleyball Women Mexico 1968 Volleyball volleyball Men Mexico 1968 Volleyball volleyball Women Munich 1972 Volleyball volleyball Men Munich 1972 Volleyball volleyball Women USSR Montreal 1976 Volleyball volleyball Men Montreal 1976 Volleyball volleyball Women Moscow 1980 Volleyball volleyball Men Moscow 1980 Volleyball volleyball Women USSR Seoul 1988 Volleyball volleyball Men Seoul 1988 Volleyball volleyball Women USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR USSR Successes of the USSR at the Olympics since 1964 (it’s induction) http://www.olympics.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp
Olympic Games Olympic Games Discipline Discipline Event Event Med. Med. Nation Nation Name / Team Name / Team Sydney 2000 Barcelona 1992 Volleyball Volleyball volleyball Women volleyball Men Sydney 2000 Volleyball volleyball Women UNIFIED TEAM ( EX USSR) RUSSIA RUSSIA Successes of the Russian Federation at the Olympics since 1992 Men: 3 times out of the 10 the National Team was not on the podium Women: 2 times out of the ten the National Team was not on the podium http://www.olympics.org/uk/athletes/results/search_r_uk.asp
Passing off the Serve • A reception of Evguenia Artamonova (RUS)
The average height of…. The average height of the women’s National Team 6’3” The tallest player on the team 6’7” The average height on the men’s National Team 6’6” The tallest player on the team 7’0”
Women’s and Men’s National Team World Championships MenWomen 1949 1952 1952 1956 1956 – Bronze 1960 1960 1962 - Silver 1962 1970 1966 – Bronze 1974 - Silver 1974 – Silver 1978 - Bronze 1982 1978 - Bronze 1986 – Silver 1990 1990 – Bronze 1994* - Bronze 2002* - ? 1998* - Bronze 2002* - Bronze (MEN: times not on podium – 3 out of the 14 Championships) (WOMEN: times not on podium -- 3 out of the 14 Championships) Note: Yugoslavian men won Silver at the 1998 Worlds and Gold at the Sydney 2000 Olympics * As Russia