Overview

Team profile

Argentina

On the debut season under Coach Marcelo Mendez orders, the Argentina men´s national team had a highlighted year with the qualification to Tokio 2020 guaranteed after prevailing in the Intercontinental Olympic Qualifier in China against Canada, Finland and the host. Also, the Argentines got the gold medal in the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru and played their second VNL as core nation. The World Cup will be the last official competition for the team in 2019.
In 2016, the Argentines showed its quality, finishing fifth at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. They also won bronze at the Seoul 1988 Olympic Games, their highest placing in seven appearances at the Games.
Argentina’s first World Championship appearance came in 1960 when the team finished 11th in Rio, and last year was the nation’s 12th appearance at the event. Argentina’s highest-ranked finish in the competition was in 1982 when, as hosts they won a bronze medal following a 3-0 win over Japan.
Fourth remains Argentina’s highest finish in the FIVB World League, when they lost to hosts Poland in the 2011 bronze medal match. They have also ranked fifth on two occasions, in 2009 and 2010. 
Argentina ranked 14th in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League in 2018 and in 2019 they improved the record with an outstanding 7th place after 8 victories and 7 losses including wins against Serbia, France and Italy.


Coach

Marcelo Mendez

Marcelo Mendez

 

The 54 years
old former player will debut as Head Coach of Argentina after several years in
the spotlight of international volleyball thanks to his success with Sada
Cruzeiro in Brazil. He started his career as coach in River Plate, becoming
champion with the team before leaving to Spain to lead Palma Volley. That experience
pushed him to the Spanish National Team to then arrive at Brazil, firstly to
Montes Claros and then to Sada Cruzeiro in 2009. He completed his tenth season
this year at the team, winning over 30 titles including three Club World
Championship gold medals, six South American Championships and six Superleague
crowns.He debuted as Argentine Head Coach at the VNL to then conquer the
Olympic qualification and the gold medal in the Pan American Games.


 

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TW https://twitter.com/marcemendez1964

 

INS https://www.instagram.com/marcelo_r_mendez

Staff

  • Team Manager Federico Baroni
  • Assistant coach Dileo Horadio
  • Doctor Ricciardi Gustavo

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
Brazil
11 11 0 7 3 1 0 0 0 32 33 5 6.600 925 752 1.230
2
Poland
11 9 2 6 3 0 1 1 0 28 30 9 3.333 941 787 1.195
3
USA
11 9 2 4 4 1 1 0 1 27 29 12 2.416 960 778 1.233
4
Japan
11 8 3 3 3 2 0 2 1 22 26 16 1.625 967 902 1.072
5
Argentina
11 6 5 2 3 1 2 2 1 19 24 20 1.200 984 969 1.015
6
Russia
11 5 6 1 3 1 1 3 2 15 20 23 0.869 939 961 0.977
7
Italy
11 5 6 3 0 2 1 2 3 14 19 22 0.863 903 904 0.998
8
Iran
11 4 7 1 2 1 1 5 1 12 19 25 0.760 965 1042 0.926
9
Canada
11 4 7 0 1 3 3 1 3 12 19 28 0.678 976 1058 0.922
10
Egypt
11 2 9 0 2 0 2 5 2 8 15 29 0.517 927 1025 0.904
11
Australia
11 2 9 1 0 1 0 3 6 5 9 29 0.310 790 904 0.873
12
Tunisia
11 1 10 0 1 0 1 1 8 4 6 31 0.193 696 891 0.781

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