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1960 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship

The 1960 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship was the fourth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from October 28 to November 11, 1960.

1960 Men's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
DatesOctober 28 – November 11
Teams14
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)

Final GroupEdit

ResultsEdit

Nation Nation Score
  Brazil   Venezuela 3-0
  Soviet Union   Japan 3-0
  Czechoslovakia   Hungary 3-1
  Romania   Poland 3-1
  United States   France 3-2
  Soviet Union   United States 3-0
  Brazil   France 3-0
  Romania   Japan 3-0
  Hungary   Venezuela 3-0
  Soviet Union   Venezuela 3-0
  Romania   Brazil 3-1
  Czechoslovakia   Japan 3-0
  Poland   Hungary 3-1
  Poland   Japan 3-1
  Czechoslovakia   Brazil 3-0
  Romania   United States 3-1
  France   Venezuela 3-0
  Soviet Union   Hungary 3-1
  Soviet Union   Poland 3-1
  Hungary   France 3-0
  Romania   Venezuela 3-0
  Czechoslovakia   United States 3-0
  Brazil   Japan 3-0
  United States   Japan 3-1
  Soviet Union   France 3-1
  Poland   Brazil 3-2
  Romania   Hungary 3-1
  Czechoslovakia   Venezuela 3-0
  Soviet Union   Romania 3-1
  Japan   Venezuela 3-0
  Poland   France 3-0
  United States   Brazil 3-2
  Romania   France 3-0
  Hungary   Japan 3-0
  Poland   United States 3-1
  Soviet Union   Czechoslovakia 3-0
  Poland   Venezuela 3-0
  Hungary   United States 3-2
  Japan   France 3-0
  Soviet Union   Brazil 3-1
  Czechoslovakia   Romania 3-2
  United States   Venezuela 3-0
  Czechoslovakia   France 3-0
  Brazil   Hungary 3-2
  Czechoslovakia   Poland 3-1

TableEdit

Place Nation P W L Pts
1   Soviet Union 9 9 0 18
2   Czechoslovakia 9 8 1 16
3   Romania 9 7 2 14
4   Poland 9 6 3 12
5   Brazil 9 4 5 8
6   Hungary 9 4 5 8
7   United States 9 4 5 8
8   Japan 9 2 7 4
9   France 9 1 8 2
10   Venezuela 9 0 9 0

Final standingEdit

External linksEdit