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Maxim Mikhaylov
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Personal information
Nationality Russian
Born 19 March 1988 (1988-03-19) (age 33)
Kuzmolovsky, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Weight 103 kg (227 lb)
Spike 360 cm (142 in)
Block 340 cm (134 in)
Volleyball information
Position Opposite hitter
Current club Zenit Kazan
Number 18
Career
Years Teams
2003–2010
2010–
Yaroslavich Yaroslavl
Zenit Kazan
National team
2008– Russia
Last updated: 21 December 2017

Maxim Mikhaylovich Mikhaylov (Russian: Максим Михайлович Михайлов; IPA: [mɐˈksʲim mʲɪˈxaɪ̯ɫəf]; born 19 March 1988) is a Russian volleyball player, a member of the Russia men's national volleyball team and Russian club VC Zenit-Kazan, gold medalist at the Olympic Games London 2012, bronze medalist at the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, gold medalist at the World Cup 2011, European Champion 2013 and 2017 and a multiple medalist of the World League.

Career

Maxim Mikhaylov started playing volleyball in the Leningrad region under the guidance of Valery Besprozvannykh. From 2003 till 2010 he performed as an outside striker for Yaroslavich Yaroslavl, a team from Yaroslavl. In 2010 he moved to Zenit Kazan.

National team

In 2008 Russia, including Mikhaylov, won the bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Mikhaylov helped propel Russia to a 10-1 record and the World Cup 2011 gold medal following Sunday's five-set victory over silver medalist Poland. At the next Olympics, the 2012 Olympic Games in London, his team won gold. Mikhaylov was named best spiker and best scorer at the 2012 Olympics. In September 2013 his national team beat Italy in the final of the European Championship (3–1) and achieved the gold medal. He missed the early rounds of the 2013 season due to a shoulder injury and most of the 2014 season due to injuries to both ankles, which required surgery. He played at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Club

In 2010, Mikhaylov joined Zenit Kazan. With Zenit, he won the CEV Champions League in 2011–12, 2014–15, 2015–16,2016–17 and 2017-18 and was bronze medalist in World Championship Club in 2011. Mikhaylov was voted MVP in the 2016–17 CEV Champions League finals.

Personal life

Mikhaylov is married to Anastasia and has a son Nikita.

Sporting achievements

Clubs

FIVB Club World Championship

  • Bronze medal with cup.svg Doha 2011 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Silver medal with cup.svg Betim 2015 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Silver medal with cup.svg Betim 2016 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg Poland 2017 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Bronze medal with cup.svg Brazil 2019 – with Zenit Kazan

CEV Champions League

  • Silver medal with cup.svg 2010/2011 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2011/2012 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Bronze medal with cup.svg 2012/2013 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2014/2015 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2015/2016 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2016/2017 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Gold medal with cup.svg 2017/2018 – with Zenit Kazan
  • Silver medal with cup.svg 2018/2019 – with Zenit Kazan

National championship

  • 2010/2011 Simple gold cup.svg Russian SuperCup 2010, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2010/2011 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2011/2012 Simple gold cup.svg Russian SuperCup 2011, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2011/2012 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2012/2013 Bronze medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2013/2014 Simple gold cup.svg Russian Cup, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2013/2014 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2014/2015 Simple gold cup.svg Russian Cup, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2014/2015 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2015/2016 Simple gold cup.svg Russian SuperCup 2015, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2015/2016 Simple gold cup.svg Russian Cup, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2015/2016 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2016/2017 Simple gold cup.svg Russian SuperCup 2016, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2016/2017 Simple gold cup.svg Russian Cup, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2016/2017 Gold medal with cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2017/2018 Simple gold cup.svg Russian SuperCup 2017, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2017/2018 Simple gold cup.svg Russian Cup, with Zenit Kazan
  • 2018/2019 Simple silver cup.svg Russian Championship, with Zenit Kazan

National team

  • 2005 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB U19 World Championship
  • 2007 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB U21 World Championship
  • 2008 Bronze medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2008 Bronze medal with cup.svg Olympic Games
  • 2009 Bronze medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2010 Silver medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2011 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2011 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World Cup
  • 2012 Gold medal with cup.svg Olympic Games
  • 2013 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB World League
  • 2013 Gold medal with cup.svg CEV European Championship
  • 2017 Gold medal with cup.svg CEV European Championship
  • 2018 Gold medal with cup.svg FIVB Nations League
Paris Volley - Zenith Kazan, CEV Champions League, 15 February 2017 - 20
Mikhaylov at CEV Champions League 2017

Individual

  • 2007 FIVB U21 World Championship – Best Server
  • 2010 FIVB World League – Best Scorer
  • 2010 FIVB World League – Best Spiker
  • 2010 FIVB World Championship – Best Spiker
  • 2011 CEV Champions League – Best Scorer
  • 2011 FIVB World League – Best Blocker
  • 2011 FIVB World League – Most Valuable Player
  • 2011 CEV European Championship – Best Scorer
  • 2011 CEV European Championship – Best Spiker
  • 2011 FIVB World Cup – Most Valuable Player
  • 2011 FIVB Club World Championship – Best Scorer
  • 2012 CEV Champions League – Best Server
  • 2012 CEV Champions League – Best Scorer
  • 2012 Olympic Games London – Best Scorer
  • 2012 Olympic Games London – Best Spiker
  • 2012 Order of Friendship
  • 2014 CEV Champions League – Best Opposite Spiker
  • 2015 CEV Champions League – Best Opposite Spiker
  • 2016 CEV Champions League – Best Opposite Spiker
  • 2016 Men's European qualification – Best Opposite Spiker
  • 2017 CEV Champions League – Most Valuable Player
  • 2017 Russian Championship – Most Valuable Player
  • 2017 Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner – Most Valuable Player
  • 2017 CEV European Championship – Most Valuable Player
  • 2018 CEV Champions League – Most Valuable Player
  • 2018 FIVB Nations League – Most Valuable Player
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