1973 FIVB Women's World Cup

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1973 Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Uruguay
Dates October 19–28
Teams 10
Venues  (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Soviet Union (1st title)
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The 1973 FIVB Women's World Cup was the first edition of the tournament, played from October 19–28, 1973 in Uruguay. It is the only edition of the tournament to have been hosted by a country other than Japan.

Final round[edit]

Championship bracket[edit]

Semifinals Final
1973-10-27 – Montevideo
  Japan  3  
  South Korea  2  
 
1973-10-28 – Montevideo
      Japan  0
    Soviet Union  3
Third place
1973-10-27 – Montevideo 1973-10-28 – Montevideo
  Soviet Union  3   Peru  0
  Peru  0     South Korea  3

5th to 8th places bracket[edit]

Semifinals Final
1973-10-26 – Montevideo
  Canada  1  
  United States  3  
 
1973-10-27 – Montevideo
      United States  1
    Cuba  3
Third place
1973-10-26 – Montevideo 1973-10-27 – Montevideo
  Cuba  3   Canada  3
  Argentina  1     Argentina  0

Semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Oct Japan  3–2  South Korea 15–9 8–15 15–7 11–15 15–9 64–55
26 Oct Soviet Union  3–0  Peru 15–6 15–11 15–10     45–27

5th to 8th places[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Oct Canada  1–3  United States            
26 Oct Cuba  3–1  Argentina            

Ninth place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct Uruguay  1–3  Brazil 5–15 5–15 16–14 2–15   28–59

Seventh place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct Canada  3–0  Argentina            

Fifth place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct United States  1–3  Cuba 18–16 1–15 8–15 6–15   33–61

Third place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Oct South Korea  3–0  Peru 15–12 15–13 15–6     45–28

First place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Oct Soviet Union  3–0  Japan 15–5 15–9 15–11     45–25

Final standing[edit]

References[edit]

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