Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship

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Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2018 Asian Boys' U18 Volleyball Championship
SportVolleyball
Founded1997
Inaugural season1997
No. of teams11 (Finals)
ContinentAsia and Oceania (AVC)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Japan (2nd title)
Most titles Iran (7 titles)
TV partner(s)SMMTV
Official websiteAsian Volleyball Confederation

The Asian Boys' U19 Volleyball Championship, formerly known as the Asian Boys' U18 Volleyball Championship, is an international volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the under 19 men's national teams of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continent governing body. Tournaments have been awarded every two years since 1997. The tournament doubled as the World Championship qualifiers, where the top 2 teams qualified for the FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship. The current champion is Japan, which won its first title at the 2017 tournament.

The 11 Asian Championship tournaments have been won by five different national teams. Iran have won seven times. The other Asian Championship winners are Chinese Taipei, South Korea, India and Japan, with one title each.

The 2017 Asian Championship took place in Naypyidaw, Myanmar.

Result summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up Third-place Score Fourth-place
1997
Details
Philippines
Baguio City

Chinese Taipei
Round-robin
South Korea

Japan
Round-robin
China
8
1999
Details
Chinese Taipei
Chiayi

South Korea
Round-robin
Japan

China
Round-robin
Saudi Arabia
8
2001
Details
Iran
Isfahan

Iran
3–1
South Korea

Chinese Taipei
3–2
North Korea
10
2003
Details
India
Visakhapatnam

India
3–1
Iran

North Korea
3–0
China
9
2005
Details
Iran
Tehran

Iran
3–0
South Korea

India
3–0
Chinese Taipei
8
2007
Details
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur

Iran
3–0
India

China
3–2
South Korea
11
2008
Details
Sri Lanka
Colombo

Iran
3–0
Japan

India
3–2
China
11
2010
Details
Iran
Tehran

Iran
3–2
China

South Korea
3–1
India
10
2012
Details
Iran
Tehran

Iran
3–2
China

Japan
3–2
South Korea
11
2014
Details
Sri Lanka
Colombo

Iran
3–0
Japan

China
3–1
Chinese Taipei
15
2017
Details
Myanmar
Naypyidaw

Japan
3–0
South Korea

China
3–1
Iran
11
2018
Details
Iran
Tabriz

Japan
3–1
South Korea

Iran
3–1
Chinese Taipei
17

Teams reaching the top four[edit]

Team Winners Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 Iran 7 (2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014) 1 (2003) 1 (2018) 1 (2017)
 Japan 2 (2017, 2018) 3 (1999, 2008, 2014) 2 (1997, 2012)
 South Korea 1 (1999) 5 (1997, 2001, 2005, 2017, 2018) 1 (2010) 2 (2007, 2012)
 India 1 (2003) 1 (2007) 2 (2005, 2008) 1 (2010)
 Chinese Taipei 1 (1997) 1 (2001) 3 (2005, 2014, 2018)
 China 2 (2010, 2012) 4 (1999, 2007, 2014, 2017) 3 (1997, 2003, 2008)
 North Korea 1 (2003) 1 (2001)
 Saudi Arabia 1 (1999)

Champions by region[edit]

Federation (Region) Champion(s) Number
CAZVA (Central Asia) Iran (7) 7 titles
EAZVA (East Asia) Japan (2), Chinese Taipei (1), South Korea (1) 4 titles

Hosts[edit]

Times Hosted Nations Year(s)
5  Iran 2001, 2005, 2010, 2012, 2018
2  Sri Lanka 2008, 2014
1  Philippines 1997
 Chinese Taipei 1999
 India 2003
 Malaysia 2007
 Myanmar 2017

Medal summary[edit]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Iran7119
2 Japan2327
3 South Korea1517
4 India1124
5 Chinese Taipei1012
6 China0246
7 North Korea0011
Totals (7 nations)12121236


Participating nations[edit]

Nation Philippines
1997
Chinese Taipei
1999
Iran
2001
India
2003
Iran
2005
Malaysia
2007
Sri Lanka
2008
Iran
2010
Iran
2012
Sri Lanka
2014
Myanmar
2017
Iran
2018
Years
 Australia 6th 7th 10th 6th 8th 7th 8th 9th 9th 8th 7th 8th 12
 Bahrain 10th 1
 Bangladesh 10th 1
 China 4th 3rd 5th 4th 6th 3rd 4th 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 6th 12
 Chinese Taipei 1st 5th 3rd 8th 4th 6th 5th 6th 5th 4th 5th 4th 12
 Hong Kong 11th 13th 11th 17th 4
 India 7th 1st 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 7th 7th 7th 9
 Iran 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 4th 3rd 10
 Japan 3rd 2nd 6th 5th 5th 2nd 5th 3rd 2nd 1st 1st 11
 Kazakhstan 9th 10th 10th 9th 12th 5
 Kuwait 10th 1
 Malaysia 8th 10th 2
 Maldives 11th 14th 2
 Myanmar 8th 1
 New Zealand 14th 1
 North Korea 4th 3rd 2
 Oman 13th 1
 Pakistan 11th 1
 Philippines 8th 8th 2
 Qatar 8th 7th 15th 16th 4
 Saudi Arabia 4th 9th 11th 3
 South Korea 2nd 1st 2nd 9th 2nd 4th 3rd 4th 6th 2nd 2nd 11
 Sri Lanka 10th 7th 8th 6th 5th 9th 9th 7
 Thailand 5th 6th 5th 7th 9th 6th 7th 8th 6th 5th 10
 Turkmenistan 11th 12th 15th 3
 United Arab Emirates 7th 1
Total 8 8 10 9 8 11 11 10 11 15 11 17

Debut of teams[edit]

Awards[edit]

Former awards[edit]

See also[edit]

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