During the 12-year history of the Cup of the Russian national team became the champion 10 times. Apart from 2011, when the Chinese women won gold medals, and 2014, when the team was the best in Bulgaria.
It all started in 2002 when the head coach, “Uralochka” and Russia women’s national volleyball team Nikolai Karpol at a meeting with the leadership of Boris Yeltsin and the Russian Volleyball Federation has taken the initiative to hold a new international tournament. The first president of Russia has agreed to ensure that the tournament was called by his name, the initiative Karpol also fully supported Sverdlovsk Governor Eduard Rossel. Winners of the competition, it was decided to award the trophy manufactured by Ural cutters.
Welcome to Ekaterinburg! Welcome to Yeltsin Cup 2015!
Schedule Tournament 2015
17TH JUNE, WEDNESDAY
13:30 China –Czech Republic (Friendly Match)
16:00 Kazakhstan – Cuba
18:00 Opening ceremony
19:30 Russia – Israel
14:30 Israel – Cuba (Friendly Match)
17:00 Czech Republic – Kazakhstan
19:15 Russia – China
19TH JUNE, FRIDAY
14:30 RUSSIA – Kazakhstan (Friendly Match)
17:00 Cube – Czech Republic
19:15 China – Czech Republic
20TH JUNE, SUTURDAY
14:00 Match for 5th place
21TH JUNE, SUNDAY
14:30 Match for 3th place
19:00 Closing ceremony