1956 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

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1956 Women's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation  France
City Paris
Dates 30 August – 12 September
Teams 17
Champions  Soviet Union (2nd title)

The 1956 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was the second edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Paris, France from 30 August to 12 September 1956.[1]

Participating teams[edit]

Format[edit]

The tournament was played in two different stages (first and final rounds). In the First round, the 17 participants were divided in five groups (two groups of four teams and three groups of three teams). A single round-robin format was played within each group to determine the teams group position, all teams progressed to the next round.

In the Final round, two groups were created (1st-10th and 11th-17th), teams were allocated to a group according to their First round group position (best two teams of each group going to 1st-10th and the remaining teams to 11th-17th). A single round-robin format was played within each group with matches already played between teams in the First round also counted in this round.[1]

Pools composition[edit]

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D Pool E
 Israel  Austria  Belgium  Bulgaria  Brazil
 Luxembourg  China  Czechoslovakia  East Germany  North Korea
 Soviet Union  Poland  Netherlands  France  Romania
 United States  West Germany

Squads[edit]

First round[edit]

(Q) Advanced to Final pool
(q) Advanced to 11th-17th pool

Pool A[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union (Q) 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 25 5.400
2  United States (Q) 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 107 54 1.981
3  Israel (q) 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 56 108 0.519
4  Luxembourg (q) 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 24 135 0.178
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug Soviet Union  3–0  Luxembourg 15–1 15–2 15–1     45–4
30 Aug United States  3–0  Israel 15–1 15–4 15–2     45–7
31 Aug Israel  3–0  Luxembourg 15–7 15–5 15–6     45–18
31 Aug Soviet Union  3–0  United States 15–7 15–4 15–6     45–17
1 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Israel 15–2 15–2 15–0     45–4
1 Sep United States  3–0  Luxembourg 15–0 15–1 15–1     45–2

Pool B[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Poland (Q) 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 151 53 2.849
2  China (Q) 5 2 1 7 3 2.333 133 72 1.847
3  Austria (q) 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 59 107 0.551
4  West Germany (q) 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 24 135 0.178
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug Poland  3–0  West Germany 15–0 15–0 15–1     45–1
30 Aug China  3–0  Austria 15–1 15–2 15–2     45–5
31 Aug Austria  3–0  West Germany 15–10 15–7 15–0     45–17
31 Aug Poland  3–1  China 17–15 14–16 15–6 15–6   61–43
1 Sep China  3–0  West Germany 15–1 15–3 15–2     45–6
1 Sep Poland  3–0  Austria 15–5 15–3 15–1     45–9

Pool C[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Czechoslovakia (Q) 4 2 0 6 0 MAX 90 13 6.923
2  Netherlands (Q) 3 1 1 3 3 1.000 52 67 0.776
3  Belgium (q) 2 0 2 0 6 0.000 28 90 0.311
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug Czechoslovakia  3–0  Belgium 15–1 15–1 15–4     45–6
31 Aug Netherlands  3–0  Belgium 15–10 15–7 15–5     45–22
1 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  Netherlands 15–3 15–4 15–0     45–7

Pool D[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Bulgaria (Q) 4 2 0 6 1 6.000 104 59 1.763
2  East Germany (Q) 3 1 1 3 3 1.000 66 81 0.815
3  France (q) 2 0 2 1 6 0.167 74 104 0.712
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug East Germany  3–0  France 15–13 15–11 15–12     45–36
31 Aug Bulgaria  3–1  France 15–3 15–8 14–16 15–11   59–38
1 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  East Germany 15–7 15–7 15–7     45–21

Pool E[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Romania (Q) 4 2 0 6 0 MAX 92 54 1.704
2  North Korea (Q) 3 1 1 3 4 0.750 88 78 1.128
3  Brazil (q) 2 0 2 1 6 0.167 55 103 0.534
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug North Korea  3–1  Brazil 15–6 11–15 15–3 15–9   56–33
31 Aug Romania  3–0  Brazil 17–15 15–4 15–3     47–22
1 Sep Romania  3–0  North Korea 15–11 15–11 15–10     45–32

Final round[edit]

  • The results and the points of the matches between the same teams that were already played during the First round are taken into account for the Final round.

11th-17th pool[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil 12 6 0 18 1 18.000 286 100 2.860
2  France 11 5 1 16 3 5.333 275 129 2.132
3  Belgium 10 4 2 12 7 1.714 233 206 1.131
4  Israel 9 3 3 10 10 1.000 215 216 0.995
5  Austria 8 2 4 7 12 0.583 183 227 0.806
6  West Germany 7 1 5 3 16 0.188 132 274 0.482
7  Luxembourg 6 0 6 1 18 0.056 108 280 0.386
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
2 Sep Belgium  3–1  Israel 15–9 17–15 5–15 15–11   52–50
2 Sep France  3–0  Luxembourg 15–1 15–0 15–1     45–2
2 Sep Brazil  3–0  West Germany 15–1 15–0 15–4     45–5
4 Sep France  3–0  Austria 15–6 15–6 15–4     45–16
4 Sep Belgium  3–0  West Germany 15–10 15–2 15–8     45–20
4 Sep Brazil  3–0  Luxembourg 15–1 15–1 15–0     45–2
5 Sep Israel  3–0  West Germany 15–11 15–7 15–3     45–21
5 Sep Belgium  3–0  Luxembourg 15–0 15–8 15–5     45–13
5 Sep Brazil  3–0  Austria 15–0 15–6 15–3     45–9
6 Sep Belgium  3–0  Austria 15–6 15–13 16–14     46–33
6 Sep Brazil  3–1  France 15–13 17–15 14–16 15–6   61–50
8 Sep France  3–0  Belgium 15–7 15–8 15–6     45–21
8 Sep West Germany  3–1  Luxembourg 15–5 15–13 7–15 18–16   55–49
8 Sep Israel  3–1  Austria 5–15 15–3 15–8 15–9   50–35
9 Sep France  3–0  Israel 15–2 15–11 15–2     45–15
9 Sep Brazil  3–0  Belgium 15–5 15–10 15–9     45–24
10 Sep Austria  3–0  Luxembourg 15–3 15–9 15–12     45–24
10 Sep Brazil  3–0  Israel 15–5 15–3 15–2     45–10
10 Sep France  3–0  West Germany 15–4 15–5 15–5     45–14

Final pool[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union 18 9 0 27 2 13.500 439 218 2.014
2  Romania 17 8 1 26 11 2.364 510 382 1.335
3  Poland 15 6 3 22 13 1.692 461 386 1.194
4  Czechoslovakia 15 6 3 22 10 2.200 423 285 1.484
5  Bulgaria 14 5 4 18 14 1.286 390 359 1.086
6  China 12 3 6 14 21 0.667 366 446 0.821
7  North Korea 12 3 6 10 23 0.435 368 434 0.848
8  East Germany 12 3 6 13 21 0.619 337 451 0.747
9  United States 11 2 7 11 23 0.478 329 448 0.734
10  Netherlands 9 0 9 3 27 0.111 222 436 0.509
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
2 Sep United States  3–0  Netherlands 15–3 15–6 15–9     45–18
2 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–1  Bulgaria 15–3 7–15 15–12 15–12   52–42
2 Sep East Germany  3–1  Poland 15–12 15–12 13–15 16–14   59–53
2 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  China 15–8 15–0 15–9     45–17
4 Sep Poland  3–2  Czechoslovakia 10–15 15–6 15–13 7–15 16–14 63–63
4 Sep Romania  3–0  East Germany 15–6 16–14 15–7     46–27
4 Sep North Korea  3–1  Netherlands 15–5 15–12 9–15 15–8   54–40
4 Sep Bulgaria  3–1  China 8–15 15–5 15–5 15–12   53–37
5 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  North Korea 15–6 15–6 17–15     47–27
5 Sep Bulgaria  3–1  United States 15–3 15–17 15–5 15–5   60–30
5 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  East Germany 15–5 15–7 15–5     45–17
5 Sep Romania  3–0  Netherlands 15–6 15–10 15–5     45–21
6 Sep Poland  3–0  United States 15–4 15–10 15–6     45–20
6 Sep East Germany  3–1  Netherlands 15–9 15–9 10–15 15–6   55–39
6 Sep Soviet Union  3–2  Romania 12–15 11–15 15–6 15–12 15–8 68–56
6 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  North Korea 15–9 15–13 15–9     45–31
6 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  China 15–0 15–2 15–4     45–6
8 Sep Poland  3–1  North Korea 14–16 15–8 15–10 15–4   59–38
8 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Netherlands 15–2 15–4 15–3     45–9
8 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  United States 15–5 15–10 15–3     45–18
8 Sep Romania  3–2  Bulgaria 10–15 13–15 15–9 15–9 15–8 68–56
8 Sep China  3–2  East Germany 15–1 4–15 14–16 15–9 15–10 63–51
9 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  North Korea 15–3 15–13 15–5     45–21
9 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  East Germany 15–1 15–3 15–1     45–5
9 Sep United States  3–2  China 10–15 10–15 15–12 15–8 15–9 65–59
9 Sep Bulgaria  3–0  Netherlands 15–11 15–7 15–12     45–30
9 Sep Romania  3–2  Poland 15–11 12–15 15–4 13–15 16–14 71–59
10 Sep Romania  3–2  Czechoslovakia 10–15 11–15 15–6 15–8 15–13 66–57
10 Sep China  3–0  North Korea 16–14 15–10 15–12     46–36
10 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Bulgaria 15–13 15–7 15–10     45–30
10 Sep East Germany  3–1  United States 15–13 16–14 7–15 15–10   53–52
10 Sep Poland  3–0  Netherlands 15–9 15–3 15–12     45–24
11 Sep North Korea  3–2  United States 15–13 15–3 7–15 14–16 15–11 66–58
11 Sep Romania  3–1  China 15–8 15–8 11–15 15–7   56–38
11 Sep Soviet Union  3–1  Poland 15–4 9–15 15–6 15–6   54–31
12 Sep Poland  3–0  Bulgaria 15–3 15–9 15–2     45–14
12 Sep Romania  3–1  United States 12–15 15–2 15–4 15–3   57–24
12 Sep North Korea  3–2  East Germany 15–5 5–15 13–15 15–8 15–6 63–49
12 Sep China  3–1  Netherlands 15–3 15–11 12–15 15–5   57–34
12 Sep Soviet Union  3–0  Czechoslovakia 15–13 15–8 15–5     45–26

Final standings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 1956". FIVB. Retrieved 16 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Women Volleyball II World Championship 1956 Paris". todor66.com. Retrieved 16 October 2017. 

External links[edit]