1994 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

The 1994 FIVB Women's World Championship was the twelfth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held from 17 to 30 October 1994 in São Paulo and Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

1994 FIVB Women's World Championship
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Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
Dates17–30 October
Teams16
Venue(s)2 (in 2 host cities)
Officially opened byItamar Franco
Champions Cuba (2nd title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place Russia
Fourth place South Korea
Tournament awards
MVPCuba Regla Torres

TeamsEdit

SquadsEdit

ResultsEdit

First roundEdit

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

Pool AEdit

Venue: Ginasio de Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 145 64 2.266
2   Germany 5 2 1 6 3 2.000 109 91 1.198
3   South Korea 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 123 117 1.051
4   Romania 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 30 135 0.222
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Oct 12:30 Germany   3–0   South Korea 16–14 15–10 16–14     47–38
21 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–0   Romania 15–2 15–2 15–3     45–7
22 Oct 13:30 South Korea   3–0   Romania 15–2 15–3 15–10     45–15
22 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–0   Germany 15–5 15–7 15–5     45–17
23 Oct 13:30 Germany   3–0   Romania 15–2 15–2 15–4     45–8
23 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–1   South Korea 10–15 15–10 15–7 15–8   55–40

Pool BEdit

Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cuba 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 135 68 1.985
2   Netherlands 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 124 103 1.204
3   Azerbaijan 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 113 132 0.856
4   Peru 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 66 135 0.489
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Oct 18:00 Netherlands   3–1   Azerbaijan 15–8 15–5 11–15 15–10   56–38
21 Oct 20:00 Cuba   3–0   Peru 15–9 15–1 15–5     45–15
22 Oct 18:00 Cuba   3–0   Netherlands 15–4 15–9 15–10     45–23
22 Oct 20:00 Azerbaijan   3–0   Peru 15–12 15–13 15–6     45–31
23 Oct 18:00 Cuba   3–0   Azerbaijan 15–9 15–9 15–12     45–30
23 Oct 20:00 Netherlands   3–0   Peru 15–8 15–7 15–5     45–20

Pool CEdit

Venue: Ginasio de Mineirinho, Belo Horizonte

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   China 6 3 0 9 2 4.500 147 109 1.349
2   Russia 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 127 119 1.067
3   Ukraine 4 1 2 5 8 0.625 151 154 0.981
4   Italy 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 110 153 0.719
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Oct 18:00 China   3–1   Italy 8–15 15–3 16–14 15–5   54–37
21 Oct 20:00 Russia   3–1   Ukraine 8–15 16–14 15–13 15–11   54–53
22 Oct 18:00 China   3–0   Russia 15–13 15–12 15–3     45–28
22 Oct 20:00 Ukraine   3–2   Italy 15–4 5–15 4–15 15–6 15–12 54–52
23 Oct 18:00 Russia   3–0   Italy 15–7 15–9 15–5     45–21
23 Oct 20:00 China   3–1   Ukraine 15–8 15–10 3–15 15–11   48–44

Pool DEdit

Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 141 54 2.611
2   Japan 5 2 1 7 3 2.333 127 77 1.649
3   Czech Republic 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 67 100 0.670
4   Kenya 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 31 135 0.230
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Oct 10:30 United States   3–0   Kenya 15–2 15–7 15–4     45–13
21 Oct 12:30 Japan   3–0   Czech Republic 15–7 15–9 15–2     45–18
22 Oct 10:30 United States   3–0   Czech Republic 15–2 15–1 15–1     45–4
22 Oct 12:30 Japan   3–0   Kenya 15–1 15–3 15–4     45–8
23 Oct 10:30 Czech Republic   3–0   Kenya 15–7 15–3 15–0     45–10
23 Oct 12:30 United States   3–1   Japan 15–8 6–15 15–7 15–7   51–37

Final roundEdit

Play-offs for quarterfinalsEdit

Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Oct   Russia   3–1   Czech Republic 16–14 9–15 15–8 15–11   55–48
25 Oct   South Korea   3–1   Netherlands 15–11 15–4 6–15 15–8   51–38
25 Oct   Germany   3–1   Azerbaijan 15–4 15–3 8–15 15–9   53–31
25 Oct   Japan   3–0   Ukraine 15–10 15–11 15–8     45–29

Group head matchesEdit

Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
25 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–0   China 15–12 15–4 15–9     45–25
25 Oct 18:00 Cuba   3–0   United States 16–14 15–5 15–12     46–31

FinalsEdit

Venue: Ginásio do Ibirapuera, São Paulo

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
28 Ocbober
 
 
  Cuba 3
 
29 Ocbober
 
  Germany 0
 
  Cuba 3
 
28 Ocbober
 
  South Korea 0
 
  South Korea 3
 
30 Ocbober
 
  China 1
 
  Cuba 3
 
28 Ocbober
 
  Brazil 0
 
  Brazil 3
 
29 Ocbober
 
  Japan 0
 
  Brazil 3
 
28 Ocbober
 
  Russia 2 3rd place
 
  Russia 3
 
30 Ocbober
 
  United States 1
 
  South Korea 1
 
 
  Russia 3
 
 
5th–8th semifinals5th place
 
      
 
29 Ocbober
 
 
  Germany 3
 
30 Ocbober
 
  China 1
 
  Germany 3
 
29 Ocbober
 
  United States 1
 
  United States 3
 
 
  Japan 1
 
7th place
 
 
30 Ocbober
 
 
  China 2
 
 
  Japan 3
QuarterfinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Oct 13:30 Cuba   3–0   Germany 15–9 15–5 15–5     45–19
28 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–0   Japan 15–10 17–15 15–7     47–32
28 Oct 18:00 South Korea   3–1   China 15–5 4–15 15–5 15–11   49–36
28 Oct 20:00 Russia   3–1   United States 15–9 9–15 15–9 16–14   55–47
5th–8th semifinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Oct 11:30 Germany   3–1   China 13–15 15–13 15–10 15–13   58–51
29 Oct 13:30 United States   3–1   Japan 8–15 15–7 15–7 15–7   53–36
SemifinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Oct 16:00 Brazil   3–2   Russia 15–7 14–16 12–15 15–8 15–10 71–56
29 Oct 18:30 Cuba   3–0   South Korea 15–4 15–9 15–5     45–18
7th place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Oct   China   2–3   Japan 15–9 12–15 15–10 10–15 7–15 59–64
5th place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Oct   Germany   3–1   United States 16–14 15–9 13–15 15–9   59–47
3rd place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Oct 13:30 South Korea   1–3   Russia 16–14 11–15 6–15 8–15   41–59
FinalEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Oct 16:00 Cuba   3–0   Brazil 15–2 15–10 15–5     45–17

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

External linksEdit