1990 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

The 1990 FIVB Women's World Championship was the eleventh edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held from August 22 to September 1, 1990 in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenyang, PR China.

1990 World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation China
Dates22 August – 1 September
Teams16
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Officially opened byYang Shangkun
Champions Soviet Union (5th title)
Runners-up China
Third place United States
Fourth place Cuba
Tournament awards
MVPSoviet Union Irina Parkhomchuk

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Advanced to quarterfinals
Advanced to play-offs for quarterfinals
Advanced to 13th–16th pool

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   China 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 35 3.857
2   South Korea 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 101 69 1.464
3   Italy 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 84 94 0.894
4   Egypt 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 13 135 0.096
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Aug South Korea   3–0   Egypt 15–0 15–1 15–1     45–2
22 Aug China   3–0   Italy 15–5 15–1 15–11     45–17
23 Aug South Korea   3–0   Italy 15–9 15–6 15–7     45–22
23 Aug China   3–0   Egypt 15–1 15–4 15–2     45–7
24 Aug Italy   3–0   Egypt 15–4 15–0 15–0     45–4
24 Aug China   3–0   South Korea 15–4 15–5 15–2     45–11

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cuba 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 148 94 1.574
2   Japan 5 2 1 7 4 1.750 144 118 1.220
3   Chinese Taipei 4 1 2 3 7 0.429 114 128 0.891
4   West Germany 3 0 3 2 9 0.222 92 158 0.582
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Aug Cuba   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15–10 15–9 15–13     45–32
22 Aug Japan   3–1   West Germany 15–7 12–15 15–5 15–7   57–34
23 Aug Cuba   3–0   West Germany 15–5 15–7 15–8     45–20
23 Aug Japan   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15–5 15–8 15–13     45–26
24 Aug Chinese Taipei   3–1   West Germany 15–10 11–15 15–8 15–5   56–38
24 Aug Cuba   3–1   Japan 15–10 13–15 15–4 15–13   58–42

Pool CEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 149 80 1.863
2   Peru 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 128 104 1.231
3   Netherlands 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 108 129 0.837
4   Canada 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 75 147 0.510
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Aug Soviet Union   3–1   Netherlands 14–16 15–11 15–6 15–7   59–40
22 Aug Peru   3–1   Canada 15–5 12–15 15–7 15–9   57–36
23 Aug Peru   3–0   Netherlands 15–13 15–7 15–3     45–23
23 Aug Soviet Union   3–0   Canada 15–3 15–1 15–10     45–14
24 Aug Netherlands   3–0   Canada 15–9 15–11 15–5     45–25
24 Aug Soviet Union   3–0   Peru 15–8 15–12 15–6     45–26

Pool DEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 64 2.109
2   Brazil 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 128 91 1.407
3   East Germany 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 101 126 0.802
4   Argentina 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 52 135 0.385
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Aug United States   3–0   East Germany 15–4 15–13 15–8     45–25
22 Aug Brazil   3–0   Argentina 15–2 15–8 15–5     45–15
23 Aug United States   3–0   Brazil 15–9 15–10 15–5     45–24
23 Aug East Germany   3–0   Argentina 15–8 15–6 15–8     45–22
24 Aug United States   3–0   Argentina 15–2 15–8 15–5     45–15
24 Aug Brazil   3–1   East Germany 14–16 15–5 15–1 15–9   59–31

Final roundEdit

Play-offs for quarterfinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug Brazil   3–0   Italy 15–5 15–4 15–11     45–20
27 Aug Peru   3–0   Chinese Taipei 15–3 15–5 15–7     45–15
27 Aug Japan   3–0   East Germany 15–4 15–11 15–12     45–27
27 Aug South Korea   3–1   Netherlands 9–15 15–8 15–8 15–9   54–40

Group head matchesEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug Cuba   3–0   United States 15–13 15–12 15–10     45–35
27 Aug China   3–0   Soviet Union 15–13 15–13 16–14     46–40

13th–16th placeEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   West Germany 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 152 86 1.767
2   Canada 5 2 1 8 3 2.667 148 85 1.741
3   Argentina 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 88 98 0.898
4   Egypt 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 16 135 0.119
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug West Germany   3–0   Egypt 15–1 15–0 15–0     45–1
27 Aug Canada   3–0   Argentina 15–2 15–2 15–12     45–16
28 Aug West Germany   3–2   Canada 7–15 15–10 15–10 10–15 15–8 62–58
28 Aug Argentina   3–0   Egypt 15–1 15–3 15–4     45–8
29 Aug Canada   3–0   Egypt 15–0 15–2 15–5     45–7
29 Aug West Germany   3–0   Argentina 15–8 15–8 15–11     45–27

9th–12th placeEdit

 
9th-12th semifinals9th place
 
      
 
28 August – Shenyang
 
 
  Italy 3
 
29 August – Shenyang
 
  Chinese Taipei 2
 
  Italy 1
 
28 August – Shenyang
 
  Netherlands 3
 
  Netherlands 3
 
 
  East Germany 0
 
11th place
 
 
29 August – Shenyang
 
 
  Chinese Taipei 3
 
 
  East Germany 0
9th–12th semifinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Aug Italy   3–2   Chinese Taipei 5–15 15–12 11–15 15–2 15–9 61–53
28 Aug Netherlands   3–0   East Germany 15–2 15–2 15–12     45–16
11th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Aug Chinese Taipei   3–0   East Germany 15–8 15–12 15–7     45–27
9th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Aug Netherlands   3–1   Italy 5–15 15–9 15–13 15–6   50–43

FinalsEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
30 August – Beijing
 
 
  Soviet Union 3
 
31 August – Beijing
 
  Brazil 1
 
  Soviet Union 3
 
30 August – Beijing
 
  Cuba 0
 
  Cuba 3
 
1 September – Beijing
 
  South Korea 0
 
  Soviet Union 3
 
30 August – Beijing
 
  China 1
 
  United States 3
 
31 August – Beijing
 
  Japan 1
 
  United States 0
 
30 August – Beijing
 
  China 3 3rd place
 
  China 3
 
1 September – Beijing
 
  Peru 0
 
  Cuba 1
 
 
  United States 3
 
 
5th–8th semifinals5th place
 
      
 
31 August – Beijing
 
 
  South Korea 3
 
1 September – Beijing
 
  Brazil 1
 
  South Korea 3
 
31 August – Beijing
 
  Peru 1
 
  Peru 3
 
 
  Japan 0
 
7th place
 
 
1 September – Beijing
 
 
  Brazil 3
 
 
  Japan 0
QuarterfinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Aug Soviet Union   3–1   Brazil 9–15 15–0 15–9 15–13   54–37
30 Aug China   3–0   Peru 15–5 15–6 15–3     45–14
30 Aug United States   3–1   Japan 15–13 15–5 11–15 15–13   56–46
30 Aug Cuba   3–0   South Korea 15–5 15–3 15–8     45–16
5th–8th semifinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
31 Aug South Korea   3–1   Brazil 15–13 15–13 11–15 15–4   56–45
31 Aug Peru   3–0   Japan 15–1 15–2 15–6     45–9
SemifinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
31 Aug Soviet Union   3–0   Cuba 17–15 15–7 15–8     47–30
31 Aug China   3–0   United States 15–7 15–8 15–7     45–22
7th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
1 Sep Brazil   3–0   Japan 15–12 15–13 15–8     45–33
5th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
1 Sep South Korea   3–1   Peru 15–10 15–10 9–15 15–7   54–42
3rd place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
1 Sep United States   3–1   Cuba 11–15 15–13 15–9 15–6   56–43
FinalEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
1 Sep Soviet Union   3–1   China 15–13 6–15 15–9 16–14   52–51

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

External linksEdit