Top 10 Tallest Volleyball Players in The World

A player’s height matters a lot in sports like volleyball and basketball. It can help the player in many ways. Taller volleyball and basketball players can succeed more easily than players with small or short heights. We have already discussed the tallest male basketball players and the tallest female basketball players in our previous articles. Here in the below story, we have ten of the tallest volleyball players in the world. Let’s dive into the list below.

Top 10 Tallest Volleyball Players in the World in 2022

10. Egor Kliuka – 2.09m

Height 2.09m
Age in 2022 27
Nationality Russian
Club Zenit Saint Petersburg
Position Outside Hitter

Egor Kliuka is a Russian professional volleyball player. He plays an outside hitter position where a tall player can play more efficiently. He is one of the best Russian volleyball players who has won many iconic volleyball titles, including the most valuable player of the year, in 2015. The 2.09m tall is the tenth tallest volleyball player on our list.

9. Ilia Vlasov – 2.12m

Ilia Vlasov

Height 2.12m
Age in 2022 27
Nationality Russian
Club VC Dynamo Moscow
Position Middle Blocker

Next on the list of tallest volleyball players in the world is another Russian professional player. Ilia Vlasov is 2.12m tall and plays in the middle blocker position. He is a part of the Russian men’s volleyball team. Because of his tall height, his performance as a blocker is impressive.

8. Gustavo Bonatto – 2.15m

Gustavo Bonatto

Height 2.15m
Age in 2022 36
Nationality Brazilian
Spike 340cm
Position Middle Blocker

In the list of tallest men’s basketball players, we have another middle blocker Gustavo Bonatto. He is a Brazilian professional volleyball player who is 2.15m tall. The stunning player has a spike of 340cm. His professional career is not enriched with many successes, but this list of the tallest volleyball players has nothing to do with his professional career. Here we are discussing only the height of professional volleyball players.

7. Alexander Kimerov – 2.15m

Alexander Kimerov

Height 2.15m
Age in 2022 25
Nationality Russian
Club Magnitka-Universitet Magnitogorsk
Position opposite

As volleyball is one of the most popular sports in Russia, we have many of the tallest volleyball players in Russia. Another reason can be the average height of Russians that is taller than others. Alexander Kimerov is the next taller volleyball player on the list. He is 2.15m tall and plays in the opposite position.

6. Aleksey Kazakov – 2.16m

Aleksey Kazakov

Height 2.16m
Age in 2022 46
Nationality Russian
Team Russian National Volleyball
Position Center-Forward

Aleksey Kazakov is another tall volleyball player from Russia. He is 2.16m tall and plays a center-forward position. Kazakov is a part of the Russian national volleyball team. He was a part of the FIBA world cup winning team in 1999. Kazakov was also a team member who won a bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics.

5. Kay van Dijk – 2.16m

Kay van Dijk

Height 2.16m
Age in 2022 38
Nationality Duch
Club Retired
Position Opposite

Next on our list of the ten tallest volleyball players in the world is Kay van Dijk, a Duch professional volleyball player. He has been a part of the Duch national men’s volleyball team. The 2.16m tall plays at the opposite position.

4. Bartlomiej Lemanski – 2.17m

Bartlomiej Lemanski

Height 2.17m
Age in 2022 26
Nationality Polish
Club Cerrad Czarni Radom
Position Middle Blocker

The giant in the above picture is a Polish professional volleyball player, Bartlomiej Lemanski. He is 2.17m tall and plays in the middle blocker position. He is the fourth tallest volleyball player in the world right now. As a professional, he didn’t have much material to show his glory, but here we concern only with his height which made him a part of our list.

3. Renan Buiatti – 2.17m

Renan Buiatti

Height 2.17m
Age in 2022 32
Nationality Brazilian
Club Vôlei Itapetininga
Position Opposite

The third spot on the list is occupied by a tall Brazilian volleyball player, Renan Buiatti. He is 2.17m tall and plays for Brazil’s men’s national volleyball team. He was a part of his national team that finished 2nd in the 2014 World Championship.

2. Dmitriy Muserskiy – 2.18m

Dmitriy Muserskiy

Height 2.18m
Age in 2022 33
Nationality Russian, Ukrainian
Club Suntory Sunbirds
Position Middle Blocker/ Opposite

At second number on the list of tallest men’s volleyball players, we have Dmitriy Muserskiy from Russia. He is considered the tallest volleyball player in the world and takes advantage of his height to play volleyball. This is because the sitting volleyball player tops the list of the tallest volleyball players in the world. Dmitriy Muserskiy can be said to be the world’s tallest volleyball player right now.

1. Morteza Mehrzad – 2.46m

Morteza Mehrzad

Height 2.46m
Age in 2022 34
Nationality Iranian
Club Islamic Rep. of Iran
Position Outside Hitter

The tallest man in Iran and the tallest volleyball player in the world, Morteza Mehrzad, is a sitting volleyball player. He plays as an outside hitter. As of 2022, he is the 2nd tallest man in the world. Morteza is 2.46m tall, which is unbelievable. He is a part of the Iranian men’s national volleyball team.

Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports and Surprise Movies.

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