Deutscher Volleyball-Verband e.V.

Volleyball in Germany

In numbers

Year of affiliation: 1973
Active players: 95,460
Licensed men: 35,037
Licensed women: 60,423
Volleyball teams: -
Beach Volleyball teams: -

Top results at the Volleyball European Championship: Men’s European Championship: silver in 2017 as Germany; 4th place in 1967 and 1971 as German Democratic Republic, plus in 1991 and 1993 as Germany; Women’s European Championship: gold in 1983 and 1987 (as GDR); silver in 1977, 1979, 1985 and 1989 (as GDR) plus in 2011 and in 2013 as Germany; bronze in 1975 (as GDR), plus in 1991 and 2003 as Germany.

Top results at the Beach Volleyball European Championship: Men's gold in 2002 with Markus Dieckmann / Jonas Reckermann, in 2004 with Markus Dieckmann / Jonas Reckermann, in 2006 with Julius Brink / Christoph Dieckmann and in 2011 and 2012 with Julius Brink / Jonas Reckermann; Women's gold in 1994 with Beate Bühler / Danja Müsch, 1995 with Cordula Borger / Beate Paetow, 2003 with Steffi Pohl / Okka Rau, 2008 and 2010 with Sara Goller / Laura Ludwig, in 2015 and 2016 with Laura Ludwig / Kira Walkenhorst and in 2017 with Nadja Glenzke / Julia Groβner.

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