FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship

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FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2015 FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship
Sport Volleyball
Founded 1977
No. of teams 16
Continent International (FIVB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Dominican Republic (1st title)
Most titles  Brazil (6 titles)


The FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship is the world championship of volleyball for female players under the age of 20 organized by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

The first tournament was staged in 1977 in Brazil. The second and third tournaments were played at intervals of four years, in 1981 and 1985; with the fourth tournament in 1987 the interval became, and remains, two years. The most recent tournament was hosted by Puerto Rico and won by Dominican Republic.

Brazil is the most successful nation in the tournament's history, with six titles and five runners-up. Russia is the second most successful with three titles.

A corresponding tournament for male players is the FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship.

Results summary[edit]

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1977
Details
Brazil
Brazil

South Korea
Round-robin
China

Japan
Round-robin
Brazil
14
1981
Details
Mexico
Mexico

South Korea
3–1
Peru

Japan
3–0
Mexico
15
1985
Details
Italy
Italy

Cuba
3–1
Japan

China
3–1
Brazil
15
1987
Details
South Korea
Busan / Seoul

Brazil
3–0
South Korea

China
3–2
Japan
13
1989
Details
Peru
Peru

Brazil
3–2
Cuba

Japan
3–0
Peru
16
1991
Details
Czechoslovakia
Brno

Soviet Union
3–0
Brazil

Japan
3–1
China
16
1993
Details
Brazil
Brasília / Campinas

Cuba
3–0
Ukraine

South Korea
3–0
Peru
16
1995
Details
Thailand
Bangkok

China
3–0
Brazil

Russia
3–0
Japan
16
1997
Details
Poland
Gdańsk

Russia
3–2
Italy

China
3–0
Japan
16
1999
Details
Canada
Edmonton / Saskatoon

Russia
3–0
Brazil

South Korea
3–2
China
16
2001
Details
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo

Brazil
3–0
South Korea

China
3–0
Italy
16
2003
Details
Thailand
Suphanburi

Brazil
3–2
China

Poland
3–0
Netherlands
16
2005
Details
Turkey
Ankara / Istanbul

Brazil
3–1
Serbia and Montenegro

China
3–2
Italy
12
2007
Details
Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima

Brazil
3–1
China

Japan
3–2
United States
12
2009
Details
Mexico
Mexicali / Tijuana

Germany
3–0
Dominican Republic

Brazil
3–2
Bulgaria
16
2011
Details
Peru
Lima / Trujillo

Italy
3–1
Brazil

China
3–1
United States
16
2013
Details
Czech Republic
Brno

China
3–0
Japan

Brazil
3–0
Italy
20
2015
Details
Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Dominican Republic
3–2
Brazil

Italy
3–0
Japan
16
2017
Details
Mexico
Mexico
16

Medals table[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Brazil 6 5 2 13
2  Russia[1] 3 0 1 4
3  China 2 3 6 11
4  South Korea 2 2 2 6
5  Cuba 2 1 0 3
6  Italy 1 1 1 3
7  Dominican Republic 1 1 0 2
8  Germany 1 0 0 1
9  Japan 0 2 5 7
10  Peru 0 1 0 1
 Serbia[2] 0 1 0 1
 Ukraine 0 1 0 1
13  Poland 0 0 1 1
Total 18 18 18 54

Appearance[edit]

Team Brazil
1977
(14)
Mexico
1981
(15)
Italy
1985
(15)
South Korea
1987
(13)
Peru
1989
(16)
Czechoslovakia
1991
(16)
Brazil
1993
(16)
Thailand
1995
(16)
Poland
1997
(16)
Canada
1999
(16)
Dominican Republic
2001
(16)
Thailand
2003
(16)
Turkey
2005
(12)
Thailand
2007
(12)
Mexico
2009
(16)
Peru
2011
(16)
Czech Republic
2013
(20)
Puerto Rico
2015
(16)
Total
 Algeria - - - - - - 13th - - - 9th 13th - - - - 16th - 4
 Argentina 11th 8th - 11th 10th 11th 11th - 13th 13th 7th - - - - - - - 9
 Australia - 12th 12th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
 Austria - - 13th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Belarus - - - - - - - - - - - 7th - - - - - - 1
 Belgium - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 8th - - 1
 Bolivia 12th - - - - - 13th - - - - - - - - - - - 2
 Brazil 4th 6th 4th 1st 1st 2nd 7th 2nd 9th 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 18
 Bulgaria - - 9th 7th - 10th - - - - - - - - 4th - 9th 8th 6
 Canada 7th 10th - 8th 11th - - - - 9th - - - - - - - - 5
 China 2nd 5th 3rd 3rd 5th 4th 9th 1st 3rd 4th 3rd 2nd 3rd 2nd 10th 3rd 1st 9th 18
 Chinese Taipei - - - 9th 8th 9th 11th 13th - - 6th 13th - - 5th - 10th 11th 10
 Colombia - - - - 12th - - - - - - - - - - - 13th - 2
 Costa Rica 8th 15th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 2
 Croatia - - - - - - - - - - 5th - 9th 10th - - - - 3
 Cuba - 7th 1st - 2nd 13th 1st 9th 8th - 13th 13th - - 9th 12th - 13th 12
 Czech Republic - - 10th - - 6th - - 6th 7th 9th - - - 11th - 11th 12th 8
 Dominican Republic - - - - - - - 9th 9th - 9th - 9th 11th 2nd 5th 8th 1st 9
 Egypt - - - - - - - - - - - - 11th 12th - 15th 14th 16th 5
 Finland - - 14th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 France - - - 12th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Germany - - - - - 8th 5th 8th 7th - 9th 5th - 7th 1st - - - 8
 Greece - - - 10th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Hungary - - - - - - 9th - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 India - 11th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Italy - - 7th - 7th 7th 5th 6th 2nd 9th 4th - 4th 5th - 1st 4th 3rd 13
 Japan 3rd 3rd 2nd 4th 3rd 3rd 7th 4th 4th 6th - - 5th 3rd - 11th 2nd 4th 15
 Kenya - - - - - - - - 13th - - - - - 16th - - - 2
 Latvia - - - - - - 13th - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Mauritius - - - - - - - - 13th - - - - - - - - - 1
 Mexico 6th 4th 11th - 16th - 13th - - 9th - - - - 8th - 15th 15th 9
 Netherlands - - - - - - - 5th - - - 4th - - 6th - - - 3
 New Zealand - - 15th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Nigeria - - - - - - - - - 13th - - - - - - 20th - 2
 Paraguay 13th - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1
 Peru 10th 2nd 8th 6th 4th 12th 4th 9th - - - - - - - 6th 12th 6th 11
 Poland - - - - - 13th - 9th 5th 5th 13th 3rd - - 13th 9th - - 8
 Puerto Rico - 14th - 13th 15th - - - - - - 13th 8th 9th - - 19th 14th 8
 Romania - - - - - 13th - 13th - - - - - - - - - - 2
 Russia 9th 9th 6th 5th 9th 1st - 3rd 1st 1st - 8th 7th - - 10th 6th 7th 14
 Serbia - - - - - - - - 9th 9th - - 2nd - - 13th 7th 5th 6
 Slovakia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 7th - - 1
 South Korea 1st 1st 5th 2nd 6th 5th 3rd 7th 9th 3rd 2nd 9th - - - 14th - - 13
 Spain 14th 13th - - 14th - - - - - - - - - - - - - 3
 Thailand - - - - - - - 13th - - - 9th - 8th 14th - 18th - 5
 Tunisia - - - - - - - 13th - - - - - - - 16th - - 2
 Turkey - - - - - - - - - 13th 8th 9th 6th - 7th - 5th 10th 7
 Ukraine - - - - - - 2nd - 13th - - 6th - 6th - - - - 4
 United States 5th - - - - - - - - 8th 13th - 11th 4th 12th 4th 17th - 8
 Venezuela - - - - 13th 13th - - - 13th 13th 9th - - 15th - - - 6
Legend
  • 1st - Champions
  • 2nd - Runners-up
  • 3rd - Third place
  •  -  – Did not enter / Did not qualify
  •    – Hosts

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ FIVB considers Russia as the inheritor of the records of Soviet Union and CIS.
  2. ^ FIVB considers Serbia as the inheritor of the records of SFR Yugoslavia, FR Yugoslavia and Serbia and Montenegro.

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