1986 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship

The 1986 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship was the eleventh edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Paris, France from September 25 to October 5, 1986.

1986 Men's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation France
DatesSeptember 25 – October 5
Teams16
Venue(s)8 (in 8 host cities)
Champions United States (1st title)
Tournament awards
MVPFrance Philippe Blain

RostersEdit

First roundEdit

Qualified for the Pool E
Qualified for the Pool F

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   France 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 136 54 2.519
2   Italy 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 118 89 1.326
3   China 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 83 113 0.735
4   Venezuela 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 54 135 0.400
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Sep France   3–0   Venezuela 15-2 15-4 15-3     45-9
24 Sep Italy   3–0   China 15-1 15-10 15-10     45-21
25 Sep Italy   3–0   Venezuela 15-10 15-2 15-10     45-22
25 Sep France   3–0   China 15-6 15-6 15-5     45-17
26 Sep China   3–0   Venezuela 15-4 15-12 15-7     45-23
26 Sep France   3–0   Italy 16-14 15-7 15-7     46-28

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 144 68 2.118
2   Cuba 5 2 1 7 4 1.750 146 111 1.315
3   Poland 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 97 129 0.752
4   Chinese Taipei 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 56 135 0.415
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15-2 15-4 15-6     45-12
24 Sep Cuba   3–1   Poland 15-5 17-15 11-15 15-4   58-39
25 Sep Cuba   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15-7 15-2 15-9     45-18
25 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Poland 15-7 15-2 15-4     45-13
26 Sep Poland   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15-11 15-4 15-11     45-26
26 Sep Soviet Union   3–1   Cuba 15-7 15-12 9-15 15-9   54-43

Pool CEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 148 87 1.701
2   Bulgaria 5 2 1 7 3 2.333 131 116 1.129
3   Czechoslovakia 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 112 115 0.974
4   Egypt 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 62 135 0.459
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Sep Brazil   3–0   Egypt 15-6 15-8 15-3     45-17
24 Sep Bulgaria   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15-12 17-15 15-11     47-36
25 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–0   Egypt 15-5 15-10 15-7     45-22
25 Sep Brazil   3–1   Bulgaria 16-14 11-15 15-6 15-4   57-39
26 Sep Bulgaria   3–0   Egypt 15-5 15-11 15-7     45-23
26 Sep Brazil   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15-12 16-14 15-5     46-31

Pool DEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 146 88 1.659
2   Argentina 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 117 85 1.376
3   Japan 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 114 118 0.966
4   Greece 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 49 135 0.363
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Sep Argentina   3–0   Greece 15-6 15-3 15-6     45-15
24 Sep United States   3–1   Japan 9-15 15-8 17-15 15-6   56-44
25 Sep Argentina   3–0   Japan 15-8 15-13 15-4     45-25
25 Sep United States   3–0   Greece 15-6 15-7 15-4     45-17
26 Sep Japan   3–0   Greece 15-8 15-3 15-6     45-17
26 Sep United States   3–0   Argentina 15-10 15-7 15-10     45-27

Second roundEdit

Qualified for the Final four
Qualified for the Classification 5-8
Qualified for the Classification 9-12

Pool EEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 261 183 1.426
2   Bulgaria 9 4 1 13 4 3.250 232 186 1.247
3   France 8 3 2 11 6 1.833 233 186 1.253
4   Czechoslovakia 7 2 3 6 9 0.667 188 192 0.979
5   Italy 6 1 4 3 12 0.250 148 202 0.733
6   China 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 126 239 0.527
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Brazil   3–1   China 12-15 15-6 15-7 15-4   57-32
29 Sep Bulgaria   3–0   Italy 15-4 15-10 15-12     45-26
29 Sep France   3–0   Czechoslovakia 15-10 15-13 15-6     45-29
30 Sep Czechoslovakia   3–0   China 15-9 15-10 17-15     47-34
30 Sep Brazil   3–0   Italy 15-6 15-13 15-10     45-29
30 Sep Bulgaria   3–1   France 15-9 11-15 15-12 15-9   56-45
01 Oct Czechoslovakia   3–0   Italy 15-8 15-8 15-4     45-20
01 Oct Bulgaria   3–0   China 15-8 15-3 15-11     45-22
01 Oct Brazil   3–1   France 15-13 6-15 20-18 15-6   56-52

Pool FEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 10 5 0 15 2 7.500 244 161 1.516
2   United States 9 4 1 13 5 2.600 253 198 1.278
3   Cuba 8 3 2 11 10 1.100 265 269 0.985
4   Argentina 7 2 3 8 11 0.727 224 231 0.970
5   Poland 6 1 4 6 12 0.500 182 228 0.798
6   Japan 5 0 5 2 15 0.133 171 252 0.679
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Japan 16-14 15-5 15-10     46-29
29 Sep United States   3–0   Poland 15-12 15-13 15-11     45-36
29 Sep Cuba   3–2   Argentina 15-17 15-4 15-12 7-15 15-13 67-61
30 Sep Poland   3–0   Japan 15-7 15-10 15-2     45-19
30 Sep United States   3–1   Cuba 15-7 16-18 15-5 15-7   61-37
30 Sep Soviet Union   3–0   Argentina 15-11 15-10 15-9     45-30
01 Oct Argentina   3–2   Poland 15-7 10-15 6-15 15-4 15-8 61-49
01 Oct Cuba   3–1   Japan 11-15 15-12 15-10 19-17   60-54
01 Oct Soviet Union   3–1   United States 15-10 15-9 9-15 15-12   54-46

Classification 13-16Edit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Greece 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 159 121 1.314
2   Egypt 4 1 2 7 7 1.000 182 174 1.046
3   Chinese Taipei 4 1 2 4 7 0.571 128 134 0.955
4   Venezuela 4 1 2 4 8 0.500 126 166 0.759
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Greece   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15-10 15-11 15-12     45-33
29 Sep Venezuela   3–2   Egypt 15-11 6-15 15-11 17-19 15-7 68-63
30 Sep Chinese Taipei   3–1   Venezuela 15-5 12-15 15-10 15-3   57-33
30 Sep Greece   3–2   Egypt 11-15 15-8 12-15 15-13 15-12 68-63
01 Oct Egypt   3–1   Chinese Taipei 9-15 17-15 15-6 15-2   56-38
01 Oct Greece   3–0   Venezuela 15-3 15-8 16-14     46-25

Final roundEdit

Classification 9-12Edit

 
Classification 9-129th Place
 
      
 
03 October – Paris
 
 
  Poland3
 
05 October – Paris
 
  China0
 
  Poland3
 
03 October – Paris
 
  Japan0
 
  Japan3
 
 
  Italy2
 
11th Place
 
 
05 October – Paris
 
 
  China0
 
 
  Italy3

Classification 5-8Edit

 
Classification 5-85th Place
 
      
 
03 October – Paris
 
 
  Cuba3
 
05 October – Paris
 
  Czechoslovakia1
 
  Cuba3
 
03 October – Paris
 
  France1
 
  France3
 
 
  Argentina1
 
7th Place
 
 
05 October – Paris
 
 
  Czechoslovakia0
 
 
  Argentina3

Final fourEdit

 
Semi finalsFinal
 
      
 
03 October – Paris
 
 
  Soviet Union3
 
05 October – Paris
 
  Bulgaria0
 
  Soviet Union1
 
03 October – Paris
 
  United States3
 
  United States3
 
 
  Brazil0
 
3rd place
 
 
05 October – Paris
 
 
  Bulgaria3
 
 
  Brazil0

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

External linksEdit