1973 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup

The 1973 FIVB Women's World Cup was held on October 19–28, 1973 in Uruguay. It was the first edition of the tournament and is the only edition of the tournament to have been hosted by a country other than Japan.

1973 Women's World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Uruguay
DatesOctober 19–28
Teams10
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union (1st title)
First

ResultsEdit

Groups roundEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Team Win Lose SW SL Ratio
1   Japan 4 0 12 0 5.625-1
2   Peru 3 1 9 4 1.301-1
3   Canada 2 2 7 6 1.246-2
4   Argentina 1 3 3 9 0.496-1
5   Uruguay 0 4 0 12 0.274-1
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
19 Nov Japan   3–0   Uruguay 15–0 15–1 15–1     45–2
19 Nov Peru   3–1   Canada 13–15 15–4 15–8 16–14   59–41
20 Nov Japan   3–0   Argentina 15–1 15–2 15–0     45–3
20 Nov Canada   3–0   Uruguay 15–2 15–5 15–3     45–10
21 Nov Canada   3–0   Argentina   15–7        
21 Nov Peru   3–0   Uruguay            
22 Nov Peru   3–0   Argentina 15–0 15–3 15–4     45–7
22 Nov Japan   3–0   Canada            
23 Nov Japan   3–0   Peru 15–8 15–6 15–3     45–17
23 Nov Argentina   3–0   Uruguay 15–8 15–12 15–5     45–25

Group BEdit

Rank Team Win Lose SW SL Ratio
1   Soviet Union 4 0 12 0 6.000-2
2   South Korea 3 1 9 3 3.068-1
3   Cuba 2 2 6 7 1.124-1
4   United States 1 3 4 9 0.654
5   Brazil 0 4 0 12 0.317
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
19 Nov Soviet Union   3–0   United States 15–3 15–3 15–6     45–12
19 Nov Cuba   3–0   Brazil 15–11 15–3 15–7     45–21
20 Nov Soviet Union   3–0   Brazil 15–1 15–2 15–3     45–6
20 Nov South Korea   3–0   United States 15–6 15–8 15–2     45–16
21 Nov Soviet Union   3–0   Cuba            
21 Nov South Korea   3–0   Brazil 15–6 15–1 15–5     45–12
22 Nov South Korea   3–0   Cuba 15–7 15–3 15–6     45–16
22 Nov United States   3–0   Brazil 15–12 15–0 15–9     45–21
23 Nov Cuba   3–0   United States 17–15 15–2 16–14     48–31
23 Nov Soviet Union   3–0   South Korea            

Final roundEdit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
25 October – Montevideo
 
 
  Japan 3
 
28 October – Montevideo
 
  South Korea 2
 
  Japan 0
 
26 October – Montevideo
 
  Soviet Union 3
 
  Soviet Union 3
 
 
  Peru 0
 
Third place
 
 
27 October – Montevideo
 
 
  Peru 0
 
 
  South Korea 3
 
5–8th place5th place
 
      
 
26 October – Montevideo
 
 
  Canada 1
 
27 October – Montevideo
 
  United States 3
 
  United States 1
 
26 October – Montevideo
 
  Cuba 3
 
  Cuba 3
 
 
  Argentina 1
 
7th place
 
 
28 October – Montevideo
 
 
  Canada 3
 
 
  Argentina 0

SemifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Oct Japan   3–2   South Korea 15–9 8–15 15–7 11–15 15–9 64–55
26 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Peru 15–6 15–11 15–10     45–27

5th–8th placesEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Oct Canada   1–3   United States            
26 Oct Cuba   3–1   Argentina            

Ninth place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct Uruguay   1–3   Brazil 5–15 5–15 16–14 2–15   28–59

Seventh place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Oct Canada   3–0   Argentina 15–7 15–7 15–10     45–24

Fifth place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct United States   1–3   Cuba 18–16 1–15 8–15 6–15   33–61

Third place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Oct South Korea   3–0   Peru 15–12 15–13 15–3     45–28

FinalEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Japan 15–5 15–9 15–11     45–25

Final standingEdit

External linksEdit

Results