2009 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup

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2009 World Grand Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates November 10–15
Teams 6
Venues (in 2 host cities)
Champions  Italy (1st title)
MVP Simona Gioli

The 2009 FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup was held in Tokyo and Fukuoka, Japan from November 10 to November 15, 2009. Italy won the tournament[1] with perfect record[2] and Simona Gioli was selected Most Valuable Player.[3]

Teams[edit]

Team Qualified as
 Japan Host Nation
 Thailand 2009 Asian Champions
 Dominican Republic 2009 NORCECA Champions
 Brazil 2009 South American Champions
 Italy 2009 European Champions
 South Korea Wild Card

Squads[edit]

Competition formula[edit]

The competition formula of the 2009 Women's World Grand Champions Cup was the single Round-Robin system. Each team plays once against each of the 5 remaining teams. Points are accumulated during the whole tournament, and the final standing is determined by the total points gained.[4]

Venues[edit]

Results[edit]

Pts Matches Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Italy 10 5 0 449 393 1.142 15 3 5.000
2  Brazil 9 4 1 392 340 1.153 12 4 3.000
3  Dominican Republic 8 3 2 379 381 0.995 9 8 1.125
4  Japan 7 2 3 443 431 1.028 9 10 0.900
5  South Korea 6 1 4 392 466 0.841 6 14 0.429
6  Thailand 5 0 5 370 414 0.894 3 15 0.200

Tokyo round[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Nov 13:00 Thailand  0–3  Italy 25–27 22–25 22–25     69–77 P2 P3
10 Nov 15:00 Dominican Republic  0–3  Brazil 23–25 16–25 17–25     56–75 P2 P3
10 Nov 19:00 Japan  3–1  South Korea 22–25 27–25 25–16 25–10   99–76 P2 P3
11 Nov 13:30 Thailand  1–3  Dominican Republic 25–14 20–25 21–25 26–28   92–92 P2 P3
11 Nov 15:30 Italy  3–2  South Korea 24–26 24–26 28–26 25–19 15–9 116–106 P2 P3
11 Nov 19:00 Brazil  3–1  Japan 24–26 25–21 25–23 25–21   99–91 P2 P3
12 Nov 13:30 South Korea  0–3  Brazil 26–28 17–25 15–25     58–78 P2 P3
12 Nov 15:30 Dominican Republic  0–3  Italy 19–25 18–25 20–25     57–75 P2 P3
12 Nov 19:00 Japan  3–0  Thailand 25–21 25–18 25–12     75–51 P2 P3

Fukuoka round[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Nov 12:30 Thailand  2–3  South Korea 18–25 19–25 25–16 25–14 11–15 98–95 P2 P3
14 Nov 14:30 Italy  3–0  Brazil 25–21 25–23 25–21     75–65 P2 P3
14 Nov 18:00 Dominican Republic  3–1  Japan 24–26 25–22 25–16 25–18   99–82 P2 P3
15 Nov 12:30 Brazil  3–0  Thailand 25–22 25–20 25–18     75–60 P2 P3
15 Nov 14:30 South Korea  0–3  Dominican Republic 17–25 18–25 22–25     57–75 P2 P3
15 Nov 18:00 Japan  1–3  Italy 30–32 22–25 26–24 18–25   96–106 P2 P3

Final standing[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "L'Italia chiude da imbattuta Dominato anche il Giappone". La Gazzetta dello Sport (in Italian). Fukuoka, Japan. 2009-11-15. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  2. ^ "Italy claim first FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup title". Fukuoka, Japan: FIVB. 2009-11-15. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  3. ^ "Italy's Simona Gioli named as FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup MVP". Fukuoka, Japan: FIVB. 2009-11-15. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 
  4. ^ "Competition formula". FIVB. 2009. Retrieved 2013-11-15. 

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