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VNL M: Final list of „Zbornaya“ for 2018 FIVB Nations League – 6 debutants

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source: volley.ru; Photo: worldleague.2017.fivb.com

The Russian Volleyball Federation (VFV) sent the final list of the men’s national team for the 2018 Nations League to the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).



A 21-man list of Russia men’s national team for the 2018 Volleyball Nations League, that will have six debutants, was sent to the FIVB. Surprisingly, the head coach Sergey Shlyapnikov decided to cross off the setters Aleksandr Butko and Sergey Grankin from a preliminary list. The opposite Pavel Kruglov, middle blockers Ilyas Kurkaev, Aleksey Safonov and Dmitriy Shcherbinin, outside hitters Yuriy Berezhko and Egor Feoktistov, and libero Artem Zelenkov also did not make to the final list. Dmitriy Volkov was appointed a captain of „Zbornaya“.

Russian NT squad for the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Nations League:


Igor Kobzar (Kuzbass)

Dmitriy Kovalev (Ural)

Pavel Pankov (Zenit Sankt-Peterburg)


Konstantin Bakun (Belogorie)

Maksim Mikhailov (Zenit Kazan)

Viktor Poletaev (Kuzbass)

Romanas Shkulyavichus (Nova) – debutant


Ilya Vlasov (Dinamo)

Artem Volvich (Zenit Kazan)

Dmitriy Muserskiy (Belogorie)

Inal Tavasiev (Kuzbass) – debutant

Igor Filippov (Ural) – debutant


Dmitriy Volkov (Fakel)

Anton Karpukhov (Kuzbass) – debutant

Egor Kliuka (Fakel)

Aleksandr Markin (Dinamo)

Yaroslav Podlesnykh (Kuzbass) – debutant

Sergey Savin (Lokomotiv)


Aleksey Kabeshov (Ural) – debutant

Roman Martyniuk (Lokomotiv)

Aleksandr Sokolov (Yaroslavich)


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