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France
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Nickname(s) Roosters
Team Yavbout
Association Fédération Française de Volley-Ball (FFVB)
Confederation CEV
Head coach Laurent Tillie
FIVB ranking 13 (as of September 2014)
Uniforms
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Home
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Away
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (First in 1988)
Best result 8th (1988)
World Championship
Appearances 16 (First in 1949)
Best result Bronze medal with cup.svg (2002)
FIVB World Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 1965)
Best result 5th (2003)
European Championship
Appearances 28 (First in 1948)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg (2015)
Website www.ffvb.org (in French)

France team in World Championship 2014
Medal record
World Championship
Bronze 2002 Argentina
World League
Gold 2015 Rio de Janeiro
Gold 2017 Curitiba
Silver 2006 Moscow
Silver 2018 Lille
Bronze 2016 Kraków
European Championship
Gold 2015 Bulgaria/Italy
Silver 1948 Italy
Silver 1987 Belgium
Silver 2003 Germany
Silver 2009 Turkey
Bronze 1951 France
Bronze 1985 Netherlands

The France national men's volleyball team is the national volleyball team of France. It represents France in international competitions and friendly matches. It has been the reigning European Champion since 2015. It is ranked 10th (as of August 2016) in the FIVB World Ranking after playing in the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Results

Olympic Games

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Japan 1964 Did Not Qualify
Mexico 1968
West Germany 1972
Canada 1976
Soviet Union 1980
United States 1984
South Korea 1988 8th Place Squad
Spain 1992 11th Place Squad
United States 1996 Did Not Qualify
Australia 2000 Did Not Qualify
Greece 2004 9th Place Squad
Summer Olympics record
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
People's Republic of China 2008 Did Not Qualify
United Kingdom 2012 Did Not Qualify
Brazil 2016 Not Yet
Japan 2020 Not Yet
Total 0 Titles 3/13

World Championship

France in the FIVB World Championship
Year Round Position Pld W L SW SL Squad
Czechoslovakia 1949 6th Place Squad
Soviet Union 1952 6th Place Squad
France 1956 7th Place Squad
Brazil 1960 9th Place Squad
Soviet Union 1962 Did Not Enter
Czechoslovakia 1966 18th Place Squad
Bulgaria 1970 17th Place Squad
Mexico 1974 16th Place Squad
Italy 1978 15th Place Squad
Argentina 1982 16th Place Squad
France 1986 6th Place Squad
Brazil 1990 8th Place Squad
Greece 1994 Did Not Qualify
Japan 1998
Argentina 2002 3rd Place Squad
Japan 2006 6th Place Squad
Italy 2010 11th Place Squad
Poland 2014 4th Place Squad
Total 0 Titles 15/18 ' ' ' ' '

European Championship

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

World League

     Champions       Runners up       Third place       Fourth place

Team

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2015 club
1 Aguenier, JonasJonas Aguenier 28 April 1992 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 340 cm (130 in) 310 cm (120 in) France AS Cannes
2 Grebennikov, JeniaJenia Grebennikov 13 August 1990 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 330 cm (130 in) Germany VfB Friedrichshafen
4 Rouzier, AntoninAntonin Rouzier 18 August 1986 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Turkey Ziraat Bankası Ankara
5 Clevenot, TrevorTrevor Clevenot 28 June 1994 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 316 cm (124 in) France Spacer's Toulouse
6 Toniutti, BenjaminBenjamin Toniutti (C) 30 October 1989 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 74 kg (163 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 300 cm (120 in) Germany VfB Friedrichshafen
7 Tillie, KévinKévin Tillie 2 November 1990 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) Turkey Arkas Izmir
8 Jaumel, YoannYoann Jaumel 16 September 1987 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 320 cm (130 in) 303 cm (119 in) France GFCO Ajaccio
9 N'Gapeth, EarvinEarvin N'Gapeth 12 February 1991 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 327 cm (129 in) Italy Pallavolo Modena
10 Le Roux, KévinKévin Le Roux 11 May 1989 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 365 cm (144 in) 340 cm (130 in) South Korea Cheonan Hyundai Skywalkers
11 Lyneel, JulienJulien Lyneel 15 April 1990 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 325 cm (128 in) France Montpellier UC
14 Le Goff, NicolasNicolas Le Goff 15 February 1992 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 97 kg (214 lb) 346 cm (136 in) 317 cm (125 in) France Montpellier UC
16 Maréchal, NicolasNicolas Maréchal 4 March 1987 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 338 cm (133 in) 327 cm (129 in) Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
17 Lafitte, FranckFranck Lafitte 8 March 1989 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) France Montpellier UC
21 Sidibé, MoryMory Sidibé 17 June 1987 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 330 cm (130 in) France Paris Volley
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