2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship

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2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship
Tournament details
Host nations Germany
 Switzerland
Dates6 – 14 September
Teams16
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Champions Russia (18th title)
Tournament awards
MVPRussia Tatiana Kosheleva
Official website
Website

The 2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship was the 28th edition of the European Volleyball Championship, organised by Europe's governing volleyball body, the Confédération Européenne de Volleyball. It was hosted by Germany and Switzerland from 6 to 14 September 2013. The matches took place in 5 different cities (4 in Germany and one in Switzerland) with the final being played in Berlin.

Russia defeated Germany 3–1 in the final to capture their 18th title and the qualification for the 2013 FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup.[1]

Qualification[edit]

Team Method of qualification
 Azerbaijan Qualification Second round group C winners
 Belarus Qualification Third round play-off winners
 Belgium Qualification Second round group E winners
 Bulgaria Qualification Second round group F winners
 Croatia Qualification Second round group D winners
 Czech Republic Qualification Third round play-off winners
 France Qualification Third round play-off winners
 Germany Hosts
 Italy 2011 edition fourth place
 Netherlands Qualification Second round group B winners
 Poland 2011 edition fifth place
 Russia 2011 edition sixth place
 Serbia 2011 edition first place
 Spain Qualification Second round group A winners
  Switzerland Hosts
 Turkey 2011 edition third place

Format[edit]

The tournament was played in two different stages. In the first stage, the sixteen participants were divided in four groups of four teams each. A single round-robin format was played within each group to determine the teams group position, the three best teams of each group (total of 12 teams) progressed to the second stage, with group winners advancing to the quarterfinals while second and third placed advancing to the playoffs.

The second stage of the tournament consisted of a single-elimination, with winners advancing to the next round. A playoff was played (involving group second and third places) to determine which teams joined the group winners in the quarterfinals, followed by semifinals, 3rd place match and final.

Pools composition[edit]

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
 Germany  Belgium  Azerbaijan  Bulgaria
 Netherlands  France  Belarus  Czech Republic
 Spain  Italy  Croatia  Poland
 Turkey   Switzerland  Russia  Serbia

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

The tournament took place in Germany in 4 different venues (Halle, Dresden, Schwerin, Berlin) and one in Switzerland – (Zürich). The semifinals and the finals were played in Berlin, Germany.

Pool A, Championship round Pool C
Germany Halle, Germany Germany Dresden, Germany
Gerry Weber Stadion EnergieVerbund Arena
Capacity: 11,000 Capacity: 4,000
Pool D Semifinal and Final
Germany Schwerin, Germany Germany Berlin, Germany
Sport- und Kongresshalle Max-Schmeling-Halle
Capacity: 5,200 Capacity: 11,000
Pool B, Championship round
Host cities in Switzerland
Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
Hallenstadion
Capacity: 11,500

Preliminary round[edit]

The draw was held on 6 October 2012 at Zürich, Switzerland.[2]

Pool A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Germany 3 3 0 8 9 2 4.500 261 221 1.181 Quarterfinals
2  Turkey 3 2 1 5 6 5 1.200 258 222 1.162 Playoffs
3  Netherlands 3 1 2 5 7 6 1.167 280 273 1.026
4  Spain 3 0 3 0 0 9 0.000 142 225 0.631
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep 17:00 Germany  3–0  Spain 25–15 25–15 25–17     75–47 Report
6 Sep 20:00 Netherlands  2–3  Turkey 15–25 16–25 29–27 26–24 12–15 98–116 Report
7 Sep 17:00 Germany  3–2  Netherlands 27–25 20–25 22–25 25–23 15–9 109–107 Report
7 Sep 20:00 Spain  0–3  Turkey 13–25 19–25 15–25     47–75 Report
8 Sep 15:00 Spain  0–3  Netherlands 16–25 14–25 18–25     48–75 Report
8 Sep 18:00 Turkey  0–3  Germany 19–25 23–25 25–27     67–77 Report

Pool B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Belgium 3 3 0 9 9 2 4.500 270 221 1.222 Quarterfinals
2  Italy 3 2 1 6 7 4 1.750 253 207 1.222 Playoffs
3  France 3 1 2 2 5 8 0.625 256 286 0.895
4   Switzerland 3 0 3 1 2 9 0.222 191 256 0.746
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep 18:00 Italy  3–0   Switzerland 25–13 25–11 25–13     75–37 Report
6 Sep 20:30 France  1–3  Belgium 25–22 19–25 17–25 17–25   78–97 Report
7 Sep 15:00 Italy  3–1  France 25–16 25–15 20–25 25–16   95–72 Report
7 Sep 18:00 Switzerland  0–3  Belgium 21–25 16–25 23–25     60–75 Report
8 Sep 15:30 France  3–2   Switzerland 17–25 25–17 24–26 25–17 15–9 106–94 Report
8 Sep 18:30 Belgium  3–1  Italy 22–25 25–16 26–24 25–18   98–83 Report

Pool C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Russia 3 3 0 9 9 2 4.500 274 228 1.202 Quarterfinals
2  Croatia 3 2 1 6 7 3 2.333 242 205 1.180 Playoffs
3  Belarus 3 1 2 3 4 7 0.571 214 262 0.817
4  Azerbaijan 3 0 3 0 1 9 0.111 210 245 0.857
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep 17:30 Azerbaijan  0–3  Croatia 15–25 22–25 21–25     58–75 Report
6 Sep 20:30 Belarus  1–3  Russia 21–25 25–22 14–25 14–25   74–97 Report
7 Sep 17:30 Azerbaijan  1–3  Belarus 23–25 20–25 25–17 22–25   90–92 Report
7 Sep 20:30 Croatia  1–3  Russia 21–25 24–26 25–23 22–25   92–99 Report
8 Sep 15:00 Belarus  0–3  Croatia 19–25 10–25 19–25     48–75 Report
8 Sep 18:00 Russia  3–0  Azerbaijan 25–16 25–20 28–26     78–62 Report

Pool D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Serbia 3 2 1 7 8 4 2.000 286 256 1.117 Quarterfinals
2  Czech Republic 3 2 1 4 6 7 0.857 289 288 1.003 Playoffs
3  Poland 3 1 2 4 6 7 0.857 281 288 0.976
4  Bulgaria 3 1 2 3 6 8 0.750 290 314 0.924
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep 17:00 Serbia  2–3  Bulgaria 25–23 25–13 22–25 28–30 13–15 113–106 Report
6 Sep 20:00 Czech Republic  3–2  Poland 24–26 25–21 25–21 24–26 15–12 113–106 Report
7 Sep 17:00 Serbia  3–0  Czech Republic 25–21 26–24 25–23     76–68 Report
7 Sep 20:00 Bulgaria  1–3  Poland 22–25 25–18 13–25 18–25   78–93 Report
8 Sep 15:00 Czech Republic  3–2  Bulgaria 14–25 25–20 29–31 25–19 15–11 108–106 Report
8 Sep 18:00 Poland  1–3  Serbia 18–25 18–25 25–22 21–25   82–97 Report

Championship round[edit]

  • venues:
Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, Germany
Hallenstadion, Zürich, Switzerland
Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin, Germany
Playoffs
10 September
Quarterfinals
11 September
Semifinals
13 September
Final
14 September
 Germany 3
 Croatia 3  Croatia 0
 Netherlands 2  Germany 3
 Belgium 2
 Belgium 3
 Czech Republic 2  France 2
 France 3  Germany 1
 Russia 3
 Russia 3
 Turkey 3  Turkey 0
 Belarus 0  Russia 3 Third place
 Serbia 0
 Serbia 3  Belgium 3
 Italy 3  Italy 0  Serbia 2
 Poland 0

Playoffs[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Sep 17:00 Turkey  3–0  Belarus 25–16 25–13 25–17     75–46 Report
10 Sep 17:30 Italy  3–0  Poland 25–22 25–22 25–13     75–57 Report
10 Sep 20:00 Croatia  3–2  Netherlands 23–25 25–11 22–25 25–23 15–11 110–95 Report
10 Sep 20:30 Czech Republic  2–3  France 25–20 25–9 23–25 23–25 18–20 114–99 Report

Quarterfinals[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
11 Sep 17:00 Russia  3–0  Turkey 25–20 25–23 25–19     75–62 Report
11 Sep 17:30 Belgium  3–2  France 22–25 25–23 21–25 25–20 15–9 108–102 Report
11 Sep 20:00 Germany  3–0  Croatia 25–23 25–23 25–18     75–64 Report
11 Sep 20:30 Serbia  3–0  Italy 25–14 28–26 25–18     78–58 Report

Semifinals[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Sep 17:00 Russia  3–0  Serbia 25–23 25–19 25–12     75–54 Report
13 Sep 20:00 Germany  3–2  Belgium 18–25 20–25 25–21 25–21 15–11 103–103 Report

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Sep 17:00 Belgium  3–2  Serbia 23–25 25–21 28–26 21–25 15–11 112–108 Report

Final[edit]

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Sep 20:00 Germany  1–3  Russia 23–25 25–23 23–25 14–25   85–98 Report

Final standing[edit]

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]

  • Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV)[3]
  1. ^ a b c "World champions Russia fly to 18th European title". CEV. 2013-09-14. Archived from the original on 2016-04-14. Retrieved 2013-09-14.
  2. ^ "DOL provides exciting preliminary phase of European Championship". CEV. 2012-10-06. Archived from the original on 2013-09-22. Retrieved 2020-05-28.
  3. ^ "2013 CEV Volleyball European Championship Women". CEV. Retrieved 16 April 2017.

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