Overview

Team profile

Serbia

Serbia have participated at the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Junior/U20 World Championships on five occasions. In 1997 in Gdansk, Poland, the 'Plavi' (playing under the flag of the former Yugoslavia) came ninth, and they repeated that result in 1999 in Saskatoon, Canada. But the side surpassed themselves in 2005 in Ankara, Turkey, where they clinched silver. In 2011 in Lima, Peru, the junior women of Serbia recorded a slight setback finishing 13th overall. In 2013, our girls were 7th.

Serbia have also taken part at 15 European Junior Championships, winning three silver medals, plus a gold in 2014, under new head coach, Marijana Boricic. So, junior women of Serbia are traveling to Puerto Rico as the reigning European Champions.

Coach

Boricic Marijana

Boricic Marijana

Marijana Boricic (ex Mirosavljevic) took over as head coach of Serbian Youth Girls team in May 2008.


Born on 26 June 1982 in Belgrade, she lives and works in the city of Obrenovac, where she started her playing and coaching career. She played as setter for VC TENT from Obrenovac, from 1993 until 2002.

After finishing with her playing career, she started coaching youth categories of the club and brrought in some notable results. She was named 'Best Coach of Youth Categories' in Belgrade.

After working with youth girls’ team for quite some time, she was appointed head coach of Serbia’s junior women’s team in 2014. Right away she led her team to gold at the 2014 European Junior Championship.

Marijana Boricic is a Professor of Physical Education and a member of the Association of Serbian Volleyball Coaches, as well as of the Association of Serbian Volleyball Referees. She is currently the head coach in VC TENT from Obrenovac.

Staff

  • Team Manager Todorovic Dragan
  • Assistant coach Grsic Milan
  • Second Assistant Coach Cvetkovic Aleksandar
  • Physiotherapist Blagojevic Goran

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
3 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 8 9 4 2.250 309 249 1.240
2
Italy
3 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6 7 4 1.750 250 238 1.050
3
Serbia
3 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 5 7 0.714 264 275 0.960
4
Russia
3 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 9 0.333 215 276 0.778

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