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1985 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup

The 1985 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup was played from 22 November to 1 December 1985 in Japan. The World Cup brought together eight teams. The matches were played in Round Robin. Each team played each other (a total of 7 matches per team). United States achieved first title of the World Cup champions.

1985 Men's World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates22 November – 1 December
Teams8
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Champions United States (1st title)
Runners-up Soviet Union
Third place Czechoslovakia
Fourth place Brazil
Tournament awards
MVPUnited States Karch Kiraly

ResultsEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 14 7 0 21 4 5.250 369 243 1.519
2   Soviet Union 12 5 2 18 8 2.250 347 251 1.382
3   Czechoslovakia 12 5 2 16 11 1.455 350 318 1.101
4   Brazil 11 4 3 16 11 1.455 349 301 1.159
5   Argentina 10 3 4 12 14 0.857 313 324 0.966
6   Japan 9 2 5 9 15 0.600 253 288 0.878
7   South Korea 9 2 5 8 17 0.471 250 328 0.762
8   Egypt 7 0 7 1 21 0.048 149 327 0.456

First roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–1   Egypt 12–15 15–11 15–8 15–3   57–37
22 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   South Korea 15–4 15–7 15–3     45–14
22 Sep United States   3–0   Brazil 15–6 15–11 15–13     45–30
22 Sep Japan   3–0   Argentina 15–5 15–13 15–6     45–24

Second roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
23 Sep United States   3–2   Soviet Union 11–15 19–17 15–9 9–15 15–12 69–68
23 Sep Argentina   3–0   Egypt 15–4 15–7 15–6     45–17
23 Sep Brazil   3–0   South Korea 15–8 15–5 15–8     45–21
23 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–0   Japan 15–10 15–9 15–6     45–25

Third roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Sep Argentina   3–1   Czechoslovakia 15–9 15–12 12–15 15–7   57–43
24 Sep United States   3–0   South Korea 15–13 15–3 15–1     45–17
24 Sep Soviet Union   3–2   Brazil 15–7 15–13 4–15 5–15 15–9 54–59
24 Sep Japan   3–0   Egypt 15–5 15–3 15–6     45–14

Fourth roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Egypt 15–6 15–4 15–6     45–16
25 Sep United States   3–2   Argentina 15–7 13–15 15-17 17–15 15–13 75–67
25 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–1   South Korea 15–8 12–15 15–9 17–15   59–47
25 Sep Brazil   3–1   Japan 2–15 15–7 15–8 17–15   49–45

Fifth roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
26 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–2   Brazil 17–15 15–8 6–15 15–7 15–7 68–62
26 Sep South Korea   3–2   Japan 15–8 15–9 12–15 9–15 15–10 66–57
26 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Argentina 15–3 15–7 15–11     45–21
26 Sep United States   3–0   Egypt 15–11 15–8 15–0     45–19

Sixth roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Sep United States   3–0   Japan 15–10 15–5 15–2     45–17
30 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–1   Soviet Union 17–15 15–9 6–15 15–6   53–45
30 Sep Brazil   3–1   Argentina 14–16 15–8 15–8 15–12   59–44
30 Sep South Korea   3–0   Egypt 15–4 15–7 15–11     45–22

Seventh roundEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
01 Oct United States   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15–11 15–5 15–9     45–25
01 Oct Argentina   3–1   South Korea 15–3 10–15 15–12 15–10   55–40
01 Oct Brazil   3–0   Egypt 15–6 15–8 15–10     45–24
01 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Japan 15–7 15–7 15–5     45–19

Final standingsEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit