Overview

Team profile

Argentina

Argentina have participated in the first ever FIVB Volleyball Men’s U23 World Championship in 2013. In the preliminary round the team defeated teams such as Tunisia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, and were defeated by Brazil and Bulgaria. Argentina finished in seventh place after defeating Tunisia in the next round. The 2013 team included standouts Ezequiel Palacios, Federico Franetovich, Pablo Kukartsev and Gustavo Vaca – all of whom are currently training with their senior men’s team. Argentina qualified to the 2015 edition after winning silver at the South American U22 Championship in Brazil in 2014. The team have been training hard and are ready to face this important world challenge.

Coach

Martin Lopez

Martin Lopez

He was born in Formosa and had played for Union de Formosa in the Argentine A1 League. He was first summoned to be part of the coaching staff as assistant coach of Waldo Kantor and eventually assumed the head coach position in 2010. He became part of the coaching staff of the Argentine men’s team under Julio Velasco in 2014. In 2015 he was named as coach of the U23 team.

Staff

  • Team Manager Sebastian Carotti
  • Assistant coach Alejandro Grossi
  • Doctor Aldo Bustos
  • Physiotherapist Nicolas Zarate

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
Russia
5 5 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 13 15 6 2.500 484 415 1.166
2
Turkey
5 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 10 12 7 1.714 429 406 1.056
3
Brazil
5 3 2 1 2 0 1 1 0 10 12 8 1.500 462 427 1.081
4
Argentina
5 3 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 8 12 10 1.200 483 464 1.040
5
Tunisia
5 1 4 1 0 0 1 2 1 4 7 12 0.583 399 439 0.908
6
Mexico
5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 15 0.000 273 379 0.720

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