Morteza Mehrzad Selakjani is an Iranian male paralympic sitting volleyball player, playing as an outside hitter. He is the tallest man in Iran, the tallest paralympian in history and presently the joint second tallest man in the world.
Samantha Bricio is a Mexican volleyball player, the youngest player to play for the Mexico national team in its history. Bricio played in the 2009 FIVB Girls Youth World Championship and again in 2011, finishing twelfth. She received the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games Best Scorer and Best Server awards and the Best Scorer award in the 2011 Youth Pan-American Cup, 2011 Junior Pan-American Cup and the 2013 Pan-American Cup.
Alyssa Caymo Valdéz is a Filipino volleyball player who currently plays for Creamline Cool Smashers. She was a member of the collegiate varsity volleyball team of Ateneo de Manila University in both indoor and beach volleyball. She is a current member of Philippines national team. She also played in other countries like Thailand for 3BB Nakornnont and Chinese Taipei for Attack Line Volleyball Club.
Ivan Zaytsev is an Italian volleyball player of Russian origin, a member of Italy men's national volleyball team and Italian club Modena Volley, a bronze medalist of the Olympic Games London 2012, silver medalist of the European Championship, bronze medalist of the World League, Italian Champion (2014) and silver medalist of the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
The Philippine women's national volleyball team is the national volleyball team of the Philippines. The country is ranked 79 as of August 21, 2017. Its highest achievement was in 1974 when it qualified for the FIVB World Championship, where it placed 18th. It is governed by Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas (LVPI) since 2015.
Eczacıbaşı VitrA is the women's volleyball department of Eczacıbaşı S.K., a Turkish sports club based in Istanbul, Turkey. The team plays its home matches at the Eczacıbaşı Spor Salonu hall in Istanbul. Eczacıbaşı has won a record 17 Turkish League titles and a record eight Turkish Cups, amongst others. In the 2014–15 season they won the CEV Champions League and that gave them the ticket to capture the 2015 FIVB World Club Championship in Zürich, a year later the club became the first club in the world to win the FIVB World Club Championship back-to-back by defending their crown in the Philippines during the 2016 FIVB World Club Championship in Manila.
Kim Yeon-kyoung is a South Korean female professional volleyball player. She currently plays for the Turkish team Eczacıbaşı VitrA. Kim signed a three-year contract with Fenerbahçe in 2011 after playing for Incheon Heungkuk Life Pink Spiders in South Korea and JT Marvelous in Japan. She signed another two-year extension with Fenerbahçe for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. She earned an MVP award at the 2012 London Olympics. She is regarded as one of the best and richest volleyball players in the world.
Charles Frederick "Karch" Kiraly is an American volleyball player, coach and broadcast announcer. In the 1980s he was a central part of the U.S National Team that won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games. He went on to win the gold medal again at the 1996 Olympic Games, the first Olympic competition to feature beach volleyball. He is the only player to have won Olympic gold medals in both the indoor and beach volleyball categories. He played college volleyball for the UCLA Bruins, where his teams won three national championships under head coach Al Scates.
The China women's national volleyball team represents the People's Republic of China in international volleyball competitions and friendly matches, governed by Chinese Volleyball Association. They are one of the leading and most successful squads in women's international volleyball and a worshipful sports team in China, having won nine championships titles in the three major international competitions of volleyball, including World Cup four times, World Championship twice and Olympic Game titles three times. The current head coach is Lang Ping, executive coach is An Jiajie. The team now ranks the first place in the FIVB World Ranking.
Tijana Bošković is a Serbian volleyball player for the Serbia women's national volleyball team. She was the leading scorer for the Serbia women's national volleyball team in her debut in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, and 2017 Women's European Volleyball Championship. Her current club is Eczacıbaşı VitrA