1970 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

The 1970 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was the sixth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Bulgaria from 22 September to 2 October 1970.[1]

1970 Women's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Bulgaria
Dates22 September – 2 October
Teams16
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union (4th title)
Runners-up Japan
Third place North Korea
Fourth place Hungary

Participating teamsEdit

FormatEdit

The tournament was played in two different stages (first and final rounds). In the First round, the 16 participants were divided in four groups of four teams each. 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-8th and 9th-16th), teams were allocated to a group according to their First round group position (best two teams of each group going to 1st-8th and the remaining teams to 9th-16th). 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 Pool D
  Bulgaria   Czechoslovakia   North Korea   Brazil
  Cuba   Japan   Poland   Hungary
  East Germany   Mexico   Romania   Peru
  Mongolia   Netherlands   United States   Soviet Union

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

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

Pool A Pool B
Host cities in Bulgaria
Sevlievo, Bulgaria Sofia, Bulgaria
Capacity: Capacity:
Pool C, Final round Pool D, Final round
Burgas, Bulgaria Varna, Bulgaria
Capacity: Capacity:

First roundEdit

(Q) Advanced to Final pool
(q) Advanced to 9th-16th pool

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Bulgaria (Q) 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 165 98 1.684
2   Cuba (Q) 5 2 1 6 7 0.857 162 145 1.117
3   East Germany (q) 4 1 2 6 7 0.857 138 144 0.958
4   Mongolia (q) 3 0 3 4 9 0.444 104 182 0.571
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Sep Bulgaria   3–0   Cuba 15–10 16–14 15–10     46–34
22 Sep East Germany   3–1   Mongolia 15–1 11–15 15–3 15–4   56–23
23 Sep Bulgaria   3–1   East Germany 14–16 15–4 15–8 15–3   59–31
23 Sep Cuba   3–2   Mongolia 15–4 8–15 13–15 15–2 15–12 66–48
24 Sep Bulgaria   3–1   Mongolia 15–3 15–17 15–6 15–7   60–33
24 Sep Cuba   3–2   East Germany 5–15 12–15 15–7 15–11 15–3 62–51

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Japan (Q) 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 41 3.293
2   Czechoslovakia (Q) 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 103 81 1.272
3   Mexico (q) 5 1 3 3 6 0.500 93 121 0.769
4   Netherlands (q) 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 48 136 0.353
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Sep Japan   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15–8 15–2 15–3     45–13
22 Sep Mexico   3–0   Netherlands 15–7 16–14 15–10     46–31
23 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–0   Mexico 15–13 15–5 15–9     45–27
23 Sep Japan   3–0   Netherlands 15–4 15–2 15–2     45–8
24 Sep Japan   3–0   Mexico 15–2 15–7 15–11     45–20
24 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–0   Netherlands 15–2 15–4 15–3     45–9

Pool CEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   North Korea (Q) 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 163 123 1.325
2   Romania (Q) 5 2 1 6 6 1.000 157 152 1.033
3   Poland (q) 4 1 2 7 8 0.875 187 194 0.964
4   United States (q) 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 137 175 0.783
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Sep Poland   3–2   United States 15–7 15–6 12–15 11–15 15–11 68–54
22 Sep North Korea   3–0   Romania 15–5 15–8 16–14     46–27
23 Sep North Korea   3–0   United States 16–14 15–7 15–13     46–34
23 Sep Romania   3–2   Poland 15–5 8–15 16–14 15–17 15–6 69–57
24 Sep Romania   3–1   United States 13–15 15–8 15–10 18–16   61–49
24 Sep North Korea   3–2   Poland 12–15 15–7 14–16 15–13 15–11 71–62

Pool DEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union (Q) 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 54 2.500
2   Hungary (Q) 5 2 1 6 6 1.000 136 136 1.000
3   Brazil (q) 4 1 2 5 6 0.833 131 140 0.936
4   Peru (q) 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 79 151 0.523
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Sep Hungary   3–2   Brazil 15–5 15–12 3–15 10–15 15–12 58–59
22 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Peru 15–1 15–5 15–4     45–10
23 Sep Hungary   3–1   Peru 15–0 15–9 13–15 15–8   58–32
23 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Brazil 15–12 15–5 15–7     45–24
24 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Hungary 15–4 15–6 15–10     45–20
24 Sep Brazil   3–0   Peru 15–9 15–12 18–16     48–37

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.

9th-16th poolEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Poland 14 7 0 21 3 7.000 351 202 1.738
2   East Germany 13 6 1 18 7 2.571 341 239 1.427
3   United States 12 5 2 19 11 1.727 405 340 1.191
4   Mexico 11 4 3 15 12 1.250 343 322 1.065
5   Brazil 10 3 4 12 13 0.923 304 321 0.947
6   Peru 9 2 5 7 15 0.467 255 295 0.864
7   Netherlands 8 1 6 5 19 0.263 227 328 0.692
8   Mongolia 7 0 7 4 21 0.190 184 363 0.507
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Sep Poland   3–0   Mexico 15–8 16–14 15–2     46–24
26 Sep United States   3–1   Brazil 15–17 15–12 15–4 15–7   60–40
26 Sep Peru   3–0   Mongolia 15–13 15–12 15–9     45–34
26 Sep East Germany   3–0   Netherlands 15–5 15–10 15–4     45–19
27 Sep Poland   3–1   Brazil 15–8 15–7 11–15 15–11   56–41
27 Sep East Germany   3–2   United States 15–13 11–15 15–9 12–15 15–8 68–60
27 Sep Peru   3–0   Netherlands 15–12 15–6 15–0     45–18
27 Sep Mexico   3–1   Mongolia 14–16 15–1 15–6 15–4   59–27
28 Sep United States   3–2   Netherlands 15–4 16–14 13–15 9–15 15–6 68–54
28 Sep Poland   3–0   East Germany 15–7 15–6 15–13     45–26
28 Sep Brazil   3–1   Mongolia 15–9 15–11 11–15 15–7   56–42
28 Sep Mexico   3–1   Peru 15–9 13–15 15–11 15–8   58–43
30 Sep Poland   3–0   Netherlands 15–4 15–5 15–12     45–21
30 Sep United States   3–0   Mongolia 15–5 15–3 15–7     45–15
30 Sep Mexico   3–1   Brazil 15–13 7–15 15–9 15–12   52–49
30 Sep East Germany   3–0   Peru 15–6 15–8 16–14     46–28
1 Oct Brazil   3–0   Netherlands 15–11 15–5 15–11     45–27
1 Oct United States   3–0   Peru 15–12 15–10 15–8     45–30
1 Oct East Germany   3–1   Mexico 7–15 15–2 15–8 16–14   53–39
1 Oct Poland   3–0   Mongolia 15–1 15–4 15–4     45–9
2 Oct East Germany   3–0   Brazil 15–6 15–4 17–15     47–25
2 Oct Netherlands   3–1   Mongolia 15–5 12–15 15–5 15–9   57–34
2 Oct Poland   3–0   Peru 15–6 15–7 16–14     46–27
2 Oct United States   3–2   Mexico 15–12 15–8 14–16 13–15 16–14 73–65

Final poolEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 14 7 0 21 1 21.000 329 155 2.123
2   Japan 13 6 1 19 5 3.800 326 169 1.929
3   North Korea 11 4 3 14 11 1.273 317 249 1.273
4   Hungary 11 4 3 15 13 1.154 319 325 0.982
5   Czechoslovakia 10 3 4 12 16 0.750 310 369 0.840
6   Bulgaria 10 3 4 10 15 0.667 256 334 0.766
7   Romania 8 1 6 7 19 0.368 263 343 0.767
8   Cuba 7 0 7 3 21 0.143 182 358 0.508
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Sep Hungary   3–1   Romania 15–6 15–12 13–15 15–9   58–42
26 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Cuba 15–3 15–5 15–2     45–10
26 Sep Japan   3–1   North Korea 6–15 15–5 16–14 15–12   52–46
26 Sep Bulgaria   3–1   Czechoslovakia 19–21 15–13 15–7 15–9   64–50
27 Sep Hungary   3–1   Bulgaria 15–5 15–6 5–15 16–14   51–40
27 Sep Soviet Union   3–1   Japan 15–10 15–12 14–16 15–6   59–44
27 Sep Romania   3–1   Cuba 16–18 15–6 15–5 15–9   61–38
27 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–1   North Korea 15–12 15–11 8–15 15–12   53–50
28 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15–5 15–6 15–8     45–19
28 Sep Bulgaria   3–2   Romania 10–15 15–12 15–8 5–15 16–14 61–64
28 Sep North Korea   3–2   Hungary 11–15 10–15 15–3 15–7 15–12 66–52
28 Sep Japan   3–0   Cuba 15–5 15–1 15–2     45–8
30 Sep North Korea   3–0   Bulgaria 15–5 15–1 15–3     45–9
30 Sep Japan   3–1   Hungary 15–4 5–15 15–0 15–3   50–22
30 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Romania 15–4 15–5 15–9     45–18
30 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–2   Cuba 15–3 13–15 15–11 11–15 15–11 69–55
1 Oct Hungary   3–2   Czechoslovakia 15–7 15–7 14–16 10–15 15–11 69–56
1 Oct Japan   3–0   Romania 15–2 15–1 15–7     45–10
1 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Bulgaria 15–12 15–8 15–5     45–25
1 Oct North Korea   3–0   Cuba 15–3 15–2 15–6     45–11
2 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   North Korea 15–2 15–11 15–6     45–19
2 Oct Japan   3–0   Bulgaria 15–3 15–5 15–3     45–11
2 Oct Hungary   3–0   Cuba 15–8 15–3 17–15     47–26
2 Oct Czechoslovakia   3–1   Romania 5–15 15–6 15–7 15–13   50–41

Final standingsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "WOMEN'S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 1970". FIVB. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Women Volleyball VI World Championship 1970". todor66.com. Retrieved 17 October 2017.

External linksEdit