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India men's national volleyball team


India men's national volleyball team

The India men's national volleyball team represents India in international volleyball competitions which is managed by Volleyball Federation of India. It is currently sponsored by Sahara India Pariwar and Asics.

Volleyball Federation history

The Volleyball Federation of India was formed in the year 1951. Prior to the formation of the Volleyball Federation of India (VFI), the game was controlled by the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and at that time the Interstate Volleyball Championship was held every two years from 1936 to 1950 for men only. The first Championship was held in the year 1936 at Lahore (now in Pakistan). In 1951, Volleyball Federation of India was formed and its first meeting was held in Ludhiana (Punjab).

Current squad

Former Players

2006 Asian Games Squad

  • Sanjay Kumar

Former Coaches

FIVB World Championship

Championship Venue Position
1952  Soviet Union, Moscow 8th

Asian Volleyball Championship

Championship Venue Position
1975  Australia, Melbourne DNP
1979  Bahrain, Manama 5th
1983  Japan, Tokyo 5th
1987  Kuwait, Kuwait City 5th
1989  South Korea, Seoul 6th
1991  Australia, Perth 10th
1993  Thailand, Nakhon Ratchasima 9th
1995  South Korea, Seoul DNP
1997  Qatar, Doha 9th
1999  Iran, Tehran 9th
2001  South Korea, Changwon 7th
2003  China, Tianjin 5th
2005  Thailand, Suphanburi 4th
2007  Indonesia, Jakarta 9th
2009  Philippines, Manila 9th
2011  Iran, Tehran 6th
2013  United Arab Emirates, Dubai 7th
2015  Iran, Tehran 11th

Men's Junior Volleyball World Championship

Championship Venue Position
1981 11th
1995 9th
2005 9th
2007  Morocco, Rabat and Casablanca DNP
2009  India, Delhi 4th
2011  Brazil, Rio de Janeiro and Niterói 8th
2013  Turkey 8th
2015  Mexico, Tijuana and Mexicali Not Started.


2005 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship



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