1994 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship

The 1994 FIVB Men's World Championship was the thirteenth edition of the tournament, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held from 29 September to 8 October 1994[1] in Athens (Peace and Friendship Stadium, located in Piraeus)[2] and Thessaloniki (Alexandreio Melathron Nick Galis Hall), Greece.

1994 FIVB World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Greece
Dates29 September – 8 October
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Officially opened byKonstantinos Karamanlis
Champions Italy (2nd title)

QualificationEdit

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 1   Greece
Volleyball at the 1992 Summer Olympics 26 Jul – 9 Aug 1992   Barcelona 1   Brazil
1990 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship 18–28 October 1990   Brazil 2   Italy
  Cuba
1993 Men's European Volleyball Championship 4–12 September 1993   Finland 1   Netherlands
World Qualifier 12–28 November 1993   Granada 6   Bulgaria
  Koblenz   Germany
  Paris   United States
  Moscow   Russia
  Wroclaw   Sweden
  Tunis   Canada
1993 Asian Men's Volleyball Championship 11–19 September 1993   Nakhon Ratchasima 1   South Korea
Asian Qualifier 6–11 November 1993   Sydney 2   Japan
  China
South American Qualifier 15–17 Octeber 1993   Neuquén 1   Argentina
1993 Men's African Volleyball Championship 9–16 September 1993   Algiers 1   Algeria
Total 16

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

1994 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship (Greece)

Pool A, B and Final round Pool C and D
  Piraeus, Greece   Thessaloniki, Greece
Peace and Friendship Stadium Alexandreio Melathron
Capacity: 15,000 Capacity: 6,000
   

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

Advanced to final round finals
Advanced to final round play-offs for quarterfinals

Pool AEdit

Venue: Peace and Friendship Stadium, Piraeus

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Greece 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 147 111 1.324
2   Russia 5 2 1 8 5 1.600 184 148 1.243
3   Canada 4 1 2 5 6 0.833 139 141 0.986
4   Algeria 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 65 135 0.481
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Russia   3–0   Algeria 15–10 15–6 15–3     45–19
29 Sep Greece   3–0   Canada 15–7 15–3 15–12     45–22
30 Sep Russia   3–2   Canada 10–15 17–16 12–15 15–11 17–15 71–72
30 Sep Greece   3–0   Algeria 15–13 15–1 15–7     45–21
01 Oct Canada   3–0   Algeria 15–10 15–11 15–4     45–25
01 Oct Greece   3–2   Russia 8–15 15–13 4–15 15–12 15–13 57–68

Pool BEdit

Venue: Peace and Friendship Stadium, Piraeus

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 169 136 1.243
2   Brazil 5 2 1 8 5 1.600 170 127 1.339
3   Germany 4 1 2 4 7 0.571 102 147 0.694
4   Argentina 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 127 158 0.804
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep United States   3–1   Germany 15–13 14–16 15–4 15–10   59–43
29 Sep Brazil   3–2   Argentina 7–15 10–15 15–4 15–10 15–10 62–54
30 Sep United States   3–0   Argentina 15–10 16–14 15–6     46–30
30 Sep Brazil   3–0   Germany 15–1 15–4 15–4     45–9
01 Oct Germany   3–1   Argentina 16–14 4–15 15–8 15–6   50–43
01 Oct United States   3–2   Brazil 15–12 15–9 9–15 10–15 15–12 64–63

Pool CEdit

Venue: Alexandreio Melathron Nick Galis Hall, Thessaloniki

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Italy 5 2 1 8 3 2.667 155 119 1.303
2   Bulgaria 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 135 122 1.107
3   Japan 4 1 2 4 8 0.500 152 173 0.879
4   China 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 95 123 0.772
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Bulgaria   3–1   Japan 16–14 15–9 16–14 15–11   62–48
29 Sep Italy   3–0   China 15–8 15–8 15–4     45–20
30 Sep China   3–0   Japan 15–13 16–14 15–6     46–33
30 Sep Italy   3–0   Bulgaria 15–9 15–8 15–11     45–28
01 Oct Bulgaria   3–0   China 15–10 15–11 15–8     45–29
01 Oct Japan   3–2   Italy 15–4 17–15 8–15 14–16 17–15 71–65

Pool DEdit

Venue: Alexandreio Melathron Nick Galis Hall, Thessaloniki

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cuba 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 158 130 1.215
2   Netherlands 5 2 1 6 5 1.200 154 118 1.305
3   South Korea 4 1 2 6 8 0.750 161 177 0.910
4   Sweden 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 114 162 0.704
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep Cuba   3–2   South Korea 12–15 17–16 15–9 9–15 15–10 68–65
29 Sep Netherlands   3–1   Sweden 15–8 15–9 12–15 15–5   57–37
30 Sep Netherlands   3–1   South Korea 15–7 13–15 15–8 15–6   58–36
30 Sep Cuba   3–0   Sweden 15–8 15–9 15–9     45–26
01 Oct South Korea   3–2   Sweden 15–7 15–7 6–15 9–15 15–7 60–51
01 Oct Cuba   3–0   Netherlands 15–12 15–13 16–14     45–39

Final roundEdit

Venue: Peace and Friendship Stadium, Piraeus

Play-off
4 October
Quarterfinals
5 October
Semifinals
7 October
Final
08 October
  Greece 0
  Netherlands 3   Netherlands 3
  Japan 0   Netherlands 3
  United States 2
  United States 3
  Bulgaria 1   South Korea 0
  South Korea 3   Netherlands 1
  Italy 3
  Italy 3
  Russia 3   Russia 1
  Germany 0   Italy 3 Third place
  Cuba 1
  Cuba 3   United States 3
  Brazil 3   Brazil 2   Cuba 1
  Canada 0
 
5th–8th semifinals5th place
 
      
 
7 October
 
 
  Greece 3
 
8 October
 
  South Korea 1
 
  Greece 0
 
7 October
 
  Brazil 3
 
  Russia 0
 
 
  Brazil 3
 
7th place
 
 
8 October
 
 
  South Korea 0
 
 
  Russia 3

Play-offs for quarterfinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
4 Oct Netherlands   3–0   Japan 15–8 15–7 15–5     45–20
4 Oct Bulgaria   1–3   South Korea 15–17 7–15 15–11 2–15   39–58
4 Oct Russia   3–0   Germany 15–3 15–9 16–14     46–26
4 Oct Brazil   3–0   Canada 15–12 16–14 15–10     46–36

Group head matchesEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
4 Oct Italy   3–0   Greece 16–14 15–6 15–2     46–22
4 Oct Cuba   0–3   United States 6–15 13–15 12–15     31–45

FinalsEdit

QuarterfinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
5 Oct Greece   0–3   Netherlands 12–15 5–15 5–15     22–45
5 Oct United States   3–0   South Korea 15–2 15–4 16–14     46–20
5 Oct Italy   3–1   Russia 15–4 16–17 15–3 15–5   61–29
5 Oct Cuba   3–2   Brazil 15–12 12–15 15–12 8–15 15–12 65–66
5th–8th semifinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
7 Oct Greece   3–1   South Korea 15–9 14–16 15–11 15–6   59–42
7 Oct Russia   0–3   Brazil 5–15 12–15 5–15     22–45
SemifinalsEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
7 Oct Netherlands   3–2   United States 5–15 16–14 10–15 15–8 15–11 61–63
7 Oct Italy   3–1   Cuba 15–12 8–15 15–9 15–2   53–38
7th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Oct South Korea   0–3   Russia 11–15 3–15 4–15     18–45
5th place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Oct Greece   0–3   Brazil 5–15 9–15 9–15     23–45
3rd place matchEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Oct United States   3–1   Cuba 15–6 14–16 15–8 15–9   59–39
FinalEdit
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Oct Netherlands   1–3   Italy 10–15 15–11 11–15 1–15   37–56

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos". Archived from the original on 2008-09-27.
  2. ^ "The Game".

External linksEdit