1960 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

The 1960 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was the third edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Brazil from 29 October to 13 November 1960.[1]

1960 FIVB Women's World Championship
Campeonato Mundial de Feminino
Brasil 1960
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates29 October – 13 November
Teams10
Venue(s) (in 6 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)

Participating teamsEdit

FormatEdit

The tournament was played in two different stages (first and final rounds). In the First round, the 10 participants were divided in three groups (one group of four teams and two groups of three teams). A single round-robin format was played within each group to determine the teams group position, all teams progressed to the next round.

In the Final round, two groups were created (1st-6th and 7th-10th), teams were allocated to a group according to their First round group position (best two teams of each group going to 1st-6th and the remaining teams to 7th-10th). A single round-robin format was played within each group with matches already played between teams in the First round also counted in this round.[1]

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B Pool C
  Argentina   Brazil   Czechoslovakia
  Japan   United States   Peru
  Poland   West Germany   Soviet Union
  Uruguay

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

The tournament was played at venues in six cities.[1]

Pool A Pool B, C Final round
São Paulo, Brazil Belo Horizonte, Brazil Resende, Brazil
Capacity: Capacity: Capacity:
Final round Final round Final round
Volta Redonda, Brazil Niterói, Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Capacity: Capacity: Capacity:

First roundEdit

(Q) Advanced to Final pool
(q) Advanced to 7th-10th pool

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Japan (Q) 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 38 3.553
2   Poland (Q) 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 120 62 1.935
3   Argentina (q) 4 1 2 3 7 0.429 63 139 0.453
4   Uruguay (q) 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 66 145 0.455
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Oct Japan   3–0   Argentina 15–2 15–0 15–4     45–6
29 Oct Poland   3–0   Uruguay 15–2 15–5 15–8     45–15
30 Oct Japan   3–0   Uruguay 15–0 15–1 15–1     45–2
30 Oct Poland   3–0   Argentina 15–0 15–2 15–0     45–2
31 Oct Japan   3–0   Poland 15–12 15–7 15–11     45–30
31 Oct Argentina   3–1   Uruguay 10–15 15–11 15–11 15–12   55–49

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil (Q) 4 2 0 6 0 MAX 90 43 2.093
2   United States (Q) 3 1 1 3 3 1.000 76 65 1.169
3   West Germany (q) 2 0 2 0 6 0.000 32 90 0.356
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Oct Brazil   3–0   West Germany 15–4 15–3 15–5     45–12
30 Oct United States   3–0   West Germany 15–6 15–13 15–1     45–20
31 Oct Brazil   3–0   United States 15–13 15–11 15–7     45–31

Pool CEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union (Q) 4 2 0 6 0 MAX 90 35 2.571
2   Czechoslovakia (Q) 3 1 1 3 3 1.000 72 56 1.286
3   Peru (q) 2 0 2 0 6 0.000 19 90 0.211
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Peru 15–4 15–1 15–3     45–8
30 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15–10 15–8 15–9     45–27
31 Oct Czechoslovakia   3–0   Peru 15–3 15–5 15–3     45–11

Final roundEdit

  • The results and the points of the matches between the same teams that were already played during the First round are taken into account for the Final round.

7th-10th poolEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Peru 5 2 1 7 4 1.750 159 120 1.325
2   Argentina 5 2 1 8 5 1.600 176 176 1.000
3   Uruguay 4 1 2 5 6 0.833 136 144 0.944
4   West Germany 4 1 2 3 8 0.375 124 155 0.800
Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
5 Nov Redonda Peru   3–0   West Germany 15–10 15–5 15–7     45–22
7 Nov Redonda Peru   3–1   Uruguay 15–8 15–8 13–15 15–10   58–41
7 Nov Redonda West Germany   3–2   Argentina 18–16 11–15 12–15 15–5 15–13 71–64
9 Nov Resende Uruguay   3–0   West Germany 15–7 16–14 15–10     46–31
9 Nov Redonda Argentina   3–1   Peru 15–12 17–15 9–15 16–14   57–56

Final poolEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 10 5 0 15 4 3.750 269 198 1.359
2   Japan 9 4 1 13 5 2.600 246 181 1.359
3   Czechoslovakia 8 3 2 10 7 1.429 210 208 1.010
4   Poland 7 2 3 8 11 0.727 223 225 0.991
5   Brazil 6 1 4 7 12 0.583 197 235 0.838
6   United States 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 141 239 0.590
Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
3 Nov Rio Czechoslovakia   3–0   Brazil 15–13 15–13 15–6     45–32
4 Nov Rio Soviet Union   3–0   United States 16–14 15–5 15–5     46–24
5 Nov Rio Soviet Union   3–1   Japan 15–6 12–15 15–13 15–13   57–47
6 Nov Rio Czechoslovakia   3–0   Poland 15–12 15–12 15–9     45–33
8 Nov Rio Poland   3–2   Brazil 15–3 15–8 3–15 2–15 15–7 50–48
8 Nov Niterói Japan   3–0   United States 15–2 15–13 15–7     45–22
10 Nov Rio Soviet Union   3–2   Poland 8–15 15–8 9–15 15–13 16–14 63–65
10 Nov Niterói Czechoslovakia   3–1   United States 15–8 13–15 15–10 15–7   58–40
11 Nov Rio Japan   3–1   Brazil 15–8 6–15 15–7 15–7   51–37
12 Nov Niterói Poland   3–0   United States 15–13 15–8 15–3     45–24
12 Nov Rio Japan   3–1   Czechoslovakia 15–13 13–15 15–6 15–1   58–35
13 Nov Rio Soviet Union   3–1   Brazil 13–15 15–9 15–5 15–6   58–35

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 1960". FIVB. Retrieved 16 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Women Volleyball III World Championship 1960". todor66.com. Retrieved 16 October 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

External linksEdit