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FOUNDED: 1970
ADDRESS: OAKA, Olympic Aquatic Center, Spyrou Loui, 151 23, Marousi
TELEPHONE: 0030 210 680 19 50
FAX: 0030 210 680 19 60
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PRESIDENT: Mr. Achilleas MAVROMATIS
SECRETARY GENERAL: Mr. Panagiotis SIDERIS
CLUBS: Active: 407
PLAYERS: Active: 26,749


BEST NATIONAL TEAM PLACINGS

National Men's team, 2006 European League, Turkey – 3rd Position
European League Men: 3rd in 2006
National Women`s team, 2005 Mediterranean Games, Spain - 2nd Position
Olympic Games Men: 5th in 2004
Olympic Games Women: 9th in 2004
World League Men: 5th in 2004
Universiades Women: 17th in 2003
World Championships Women: 11th in 2002
World Championships Men: 6th in 1994
European Championships Women: 8th in 1991
European Championships Men: 3rd in 1987
Universiades Men: 7th in 1985
Mediterranean Games Men: 2nd in 1979
Medals in Junior Competitions
Junior Men`s team, 1998 Balkan Championship, Orestiada – 1st Position
Youth Boys World Championships: 2nd in 1997
Youth Boys European Championships: 2nd in 1997


BEST EUROPEAN CUPS

2008/2009 CEV INDESIT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE – Men Iraklis Thessalonikis - 2nd place CEV CUP MEN Panathinaikos -2nd place CHALLENGE CUP WOMEN Panathinaikos -2nd place
2005/2006 CEV INDESIT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE –MEN Iraklis Thessalonikis-2nd place TOP TEAMS CUP MEN Panathinaikos –rd place
2004/2005 CEV INDESIT CHAMPIONS LEAGUE –MEN Iraklis Thessalonikis-2nd place TOP TEAMS CUP MEN Olympiakos Piraeus -1st place


EUROPEAN CUPS MEN

Olympiakos Pireus (C2 1996, 2005)
NATIONAL LEAGUES: A1 proLeague Men, A2 League Men, B League Men A1 League Women, A2 League Women
A1 MEN’S LEAGUE: 12 Teams
A1 WOMEN’S LEAGUE: 12 Teams

 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE
www.volleyball.gr


ABOUT THE COUNTRY

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AREA 131,957 sq km
POPULATION 10,6 millions
CAPITAL Athens
MAJOR CITIES Thessaloniki, Pireus, Patras
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS Athens, Thessaloniki, Alexandroupolis, Iraklion, Kefalonia, Kalamata, Kos, Corfu, Kavala, Lemnos, Mitilini, Rhodes, Hania, Kos, Limnos, Samos, Zakynthos
CURRENCY Euro
TIME ZONE GMT +2

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    Lausanne, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 – The qualification process for the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship Belo Horizonte 2014 is complete after the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) and the organisers of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s Club World Championship Belo Horizonte 2014 announced on Wednesday that the two wild cards for this year’s event, which will take place from May 5 to 10, have been allocated to four time champions Trentino of Italy and Qatar’s Al-Rayyan.
  • Kids Beach Festival praised as fantastic experience
    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 16, 2014 – The two-day Kids Beach Volleyball Festival of Santo Domingo concluded on Tuesday with the organizers pondering it as a wonderful experience.
  • Matin Varamin claim Asian Club Championship title, ticket to FIVB Men's Club Championship
    Manila, Philippines, April 16, 2014 - Reigning champions Matin Varamin of Iran qualified for the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's Club World Championship, after winning gold at the PLDT Home Fibr 2014 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship on Wednesday.