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Volleyball Famous Players | List of Top Volleyball Famous Players

Volleyball Famous Players:- Volleyball being one of the most popular and famous games all over the globe. It is one of the most exciting and amazing games which started in 1895. It is managed by the FIVB which is Federation Internationale de volleyball which conducts so many tournaments and competitions.

Volleyball Famous Players

Volleyball is famous around the world because of its flexible nature no expensive sports equipment and more importantly the players who make sports very much easy. So here is the list of famous players who make the sport what it is today with their handwork and special skills.

No.1 Kerri Walsh Jennings

  • Nationality:- American
  • Height:- 188cm
  • Position:- All-round
  • Current teammate:- Brooke Sweat
  • National Team:- United States of America
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  • About:- Kerri Walsh Jennings is a professional volleyball player who is three times Olympic gold medalist and one time Olympic bronze medalist. She and her partner Misty Mary Treanor were the gold medalist in beach volleyball at 2004,2008and 2012 summer Olympics and won three times FIVB Volleyball World Championship in 2003,2005and 2007. They both have been called the greatest beach volleyball team of all time.

No.2 Misty May-Treanor

  • Nationality:- American
  • Height:- 1.75m
  • Position:-  Defender
  • Current Club:- Retired
  • National Team:- United States of America
  • About:- Misty Elizabeth May-Treanor born on 30 July 1977 is a retired American professional volleyball player. She is a three-time Olympic gold medalist and one-time Olympic bronze medalist. She and her partner Kerri Walsh Jennings were the gold medalist in beach volleyball in 2004,2008and 2012 summer Olympics and won three times FIVB Volleyball World Championship in 2003,2005and 2007. They both have been called the greatest beach volleyball team of all time.

No.3 Giba

  • Nationality:- Brazilian
  • Height:- 1.90m
  • Position:- Outside hitter
  • Current Club:- Retired
  • National Team:- Brazil
  • About:- Gilberto Amauri de Godoy Filho popularly known as Giba is a former Brazilian professional volleyball player who is remembered for his contribution to the National team during his career he played in Brazil, Italy, Russia, Argentina, and many other countries. While playing for the national team he won 8 South American Championships, 8 World League, 3 World Championships, one gold in 2004 Summer Olympics one silver in Beijing Olympics, and London Olympics where he was the captain of the team. He retired from professional volleyball in 2014 at the age of 37.

No.4 Karch Kiraly

  • Nationality:- American
  • Height:- 1.88m
  • Position:- Centre
  • Current Club:- Retired
  • National Team:- United States of America
  • About:- Charles Frederick Karch Kiraly is an American professional volleyball player who represented the US national team in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics where he won gold medals both the time. He is the only volleyball player man or woman to win gold medals in both the indoor and beach volleyball categories. He has also won three National Championships while playing for UCLA Bruins. He is currently the head coach of the United States women’s national volleyball team

No.5 Lorenzo Bernardi

  • Nationality:- Italian
  • Height:- 1.99m
  • Position:- Outside hitter
  • Current Club:- Gas Sales Piacenza
  • National Team:- Italy
  • About:- Lorenzo Bernardi is s former professional volleyball player and the current head coach of the Italian team Gas Sales Piacenza. He is a silver medalist of the Atlanta Olympics 1996, two time World Championship, and a two-time European Champion. He was elected as the best player of the 1996 World Championship and was also declared as the Volleyball Player of the Century with Karch Kiraly by FIVB in 2001.

No.6 Logan Tom

  • Nationality:- American
  • Height:- 186cm
  • Position:- Outside hitter
  • Current Club:- Hapoel KFAR-SABA
  • National Team:- United States of America
  • About:- Logan Maile Lei Tom is an American professional volleyball player. She is four times Olympian. She is also the youngest women player to be selected for an American Olympic Games. She won silver medals in the 2008 Olympics and 2012 Olympics with the national team and was awarded as MVP of the 2004 FIVB World Grand Prix.

No.7 Holly McPeak

  • Nationality:- American
  • Hometown:- Manhatten Beach, California, United States
  • Height:- 1.70m
  • National team:- United States of America
  • About:- Holly McPeak is a retired professional indoor and beach volleyball and third in ranks in titles won after Misty May-Trenor and Kerri Walsh respectively. Holly is a three-time Olympian in Beach Volleyball. She won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics with Elaine Youngs. She was one of the shortest players but also was one of the toughest players to beat on a tour.

NO.8 Regla Torres

  • Nationality:- Cuban
  • Height:- 6ft 3 inch
  • Position:- Middle blocker
  • National team:- 1991 to 2002 Cuba
  • About:- Regla was born on 12 February 1975 in Havana. This champion won the Olympic gold medal at the young age of 17. 14 years old Regla was also engaged in International Circuit. She acquired 3 gold medals in the Olympic Games of Atlanta, Sydney, and Barcelona. She was a gold medallist at World Championship. In 1994 and 1998, she was also the gold medallist in World Grand Champion Cup in 1993, Japan. She was considered the best player of the 20th century and the award was given by VFB.

NO.9 Lang Ping

  • Nationality:- Chinese
  • Height:- 6ft
  • Current Club:- Chinese NT (2013)
  • About:-Lang ping was born on 10 September 1960, is a former volleyball player of china, and is now a head coach of the Women’s national team of china.  In 2016 she became the first person to receive a gold medal as both coach and player at Rio de Janeiro. She was also the gold medalist in the Olympic games which were held in Los Angeles in 1984. Leap A Biographical sports film based on her and china’s women’s national team was released on Sep 25, 2020.

No.10 Saeid Marouf (Volleyball Famous Players)

  • Nationality:- Iranian
  • Height:- 6 feet 2 inches
  • Position:- Setter
  • Current club:- Beijing BAIC motor
  • National team:- Iran 2002 to 2003 Iran U19, 2003 to 2005 Iran U21,2205 Iran
  • About:- Saeid Marouf was born on 23 September 1985 in Urmia.  He is an active participant in the World food program and also helped to eradicate poverty. He has been designated with the title of ‘Most valuable player in Asian men Volleyball Championship’ of 2013 and  ‘Best setter at 2014 world League’. His major accomplishments are two gold medals in Asian Championship in 2013 and 2019 and one silver in Manila in 2009. He is also a gold medallist in the Asian games of 2014, Incheon, and 2018, Jakarta-Palembang. Currently, he is playing in the Chinese volleyball super league.

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