FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship

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FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015 FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1989
No. of teams 16
Continent International (FIVB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Italy (1st title)
Most titles  China (4 titles)

The FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 World Championship is the world championship of volleyball for female players under the age of 18 organized by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

The first edition was staged in 1989 in Curitiba, Brazil and tournaments have been played every two years since then. The most recent tournament was hosted by Peru in Lima and won by Italy.

China is the most successful nation in the tournament's history, with four titles and one runner-up. Brazil is the second most successful with three titles and four runners-up.

A corresponding tournament for male players is the FIVB Volleyball Boys' U19 World Championship.

Results summary[edit]

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1989
Details
Brazil
Curitiba / Foz do Iguaçu

Soviet Union
3–2
Brazil

Japan
3–0
South Korea
12
1991
Details
Portugal
Lisbon

South Korea
3–0
Brazil

Soviet Union
3–1
Japan
12
1993
Details
Czechoslovakia
Bratislava

Russia
3–0
Japan

South Korea
3–2
Peru
12
1995
Details
France
Orléans

Japan
3–1
Russia

Italy
3–0
Brazil
12
1997
Details
Thailand
Chiang Mai

Brazil
3–0
Russia

Italy
3–0
South Korea
16
1999
Details
Portugal
Funchal

Japan
3–0
Brazil

South Korea
3–1
Poland
16
2001
Details
Croatia
Pula / Rijeka

China
3–1
Brazil

Poland
3–2
Italy
16
2003
Details
Poland
Piła

China
3–2
Italy

Brazil
3–1
United States
16
2005
Details
Macau
Macau

Brazil
3–0
Russia

Italy
3–2
United States
16
2007
Details
Mexico
Mexicali / Tijuana

China
3–1
Turkey

Russia
3–1
Serbia
16
2009
Details
Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima

Brazil
3–0
Serbia

Belgium
3–2
Turkey
16
2011
Details
Turkey
Ankara

Turkey
3–0
China

Serbia
3–0
Poland
16
2013
Details
Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima

China
3–0
United States

Brazil
3–0
Peru
20
2015
Details
Peru
Lima

Italy
3–0
United States

China
3–0
Turkey
20
2017
Details
Argentina
TBA
20

Medals summary[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 4 1 1 6
2  Brazil 3 4 2 9
3  Russia[A] 2 3 2 7
4  Japan 2 1 1 4
5  Italy 1 1 3 5
6  Turkey 1 1 0 2
7  South Korea 1 0 2 3
8  United States 0 2 0 2
9  Serbia 0 1 1 2
10  Belgium 0 0 1 1
 Poland 0 0 1 1
Total 14 14 14 42

Appearance[edit]

Team Brazil
1989
(12)
Portugal
1991
(12)
Czechoslovakia
1993
(12)
France
1995
(12)
Thailand
1997
(16)
Portugal
1999
(16)
Croatia
2001
(15)
Poland
2003
(16)
Macau
2005
(16)
Mexico
2007
(16)
Thailand
2009
(16)
Turkey
2011
(16)
Thailand
2013
(20)
Peru
2015
(20)
Argentina
2017

(20)
Total
 Algeria 12th 16th 20th 3
 Argentina 9th 7th 9th 13th 9th 8th 8th 17th 10th Q 10
 Austria 13th 1
 Belarus 13th 13th 9th 3
 Belgium 6th 3rd 12th 3
 Brazil 2nd 2nd 5th 4th 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 5th 1st 6th 3rd 11th Q 15
 Bulgaria 5th 6th 2
 Canada 11th 1
 China 6th 5th 1st 1st 7th 1st 13th 2nd 1st 3rd 10
 Chinese Taipei 13th 7th 9th 9th 11th 19th 6
 Croatia 8th 9th 5th 6th 4
 Cuba 5th 7th 8th 8th 20th 5
 Czech Republic 5th 8th 9th 9th 13th 9th 6[B]
 Dominican Republic 13th 8th 8th 11th 8th 17th Q 7
 Egypt 9th 13th 9th 15th 14th 15th 14th Q 8
 France 9th 9th 2
 Germany 11th 10th 5th 6th 4
 Greece 12th 1
 Hungary 13th 1
 Italy 3rd 3rd 7th 4th 2nd 3rd 12th 8th 11th 10th 1st 11
 Japan 3rd 4th 2nd 1st 13th 1st 5th 7th 5th 7th 5th 9th 12
 Kenya 13th 13th 2
 Latvia 11th 1
 Macau 13th 1
 Mauritius 13th 13th 2
 Mexico 9th 11th 13th 9th 12th 18th 15th 7
 Netherlands 9th 9th 2
 New Zealand 11th 1
 Nigeria 13th 1
 Peru 7th 4th 14th 6th 4th 16th Q 7
 Poland 9th 7th 4th 3rd 8th 4th 7th 8th 8
 Portugal 11th 9th 2
 Puerto Rico 10th 13th 15th 15th 14th 5
 Romania 8th 9th 2
 Russia 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 9th 6th 7th 2nd 3rd 7th 11[C]
 Serbia 9th 4th 2nd 3rd 6th 5th 6[D]
 Slovakia 7th 9th 14th 10th 4
 Slovenia 13th 1
 South Korea 4th 1st 3rd 5th 4th 3rd 9th 5th 9th 13th 10
 Spain 9th 1
 Thailand 5th 6th 7th 13th 16th 18th 6
 Tunisia 13th 16th 16th 19th 4
 Turkey 6th 13th 2nd 4th 1st 9th 4th 7
 Ukraine 9th 6th 9th 3
 United States 9th 6th 4th 4th 10th 12th 9th 2nd 2nd Q 10
 Uruguay 7th 1
 Venezuela 9th 1
Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  •  •  – Did not enter / Did not qualify
  •    – Hosts
  • Q – Qualified for forthcoming tournament

MVP by edition[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ FIVB considers Russia (Since 1993) as the inheritor of the records of Soviet Union (1948–1991) and CIS (1992).
  2. ^ Czech Republic's total includes two appearances as Czechoslovakia in 1991 and 1993.
  3. ^ Russia's total includes two appearances as Soviet Union in 1989 and 1991.
  4. ^ Serbia's total includes one appearance as Serbia and Montenegro in 2003.

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