1996 FIVB Volleyball World League

The 1996 FIVB Volleyball World League was the seventh edition of the annual men's international volleyball tournament, played by 11 countries from 10 May to 29 June 1996. The Final Round was held in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B Pool C

  Argentina
  Brazil
  Cuba
  Spain

  Bulgaria
  Greece
  Italy
  Netherlands

  China
  Japan
  Russia

Intercontinental roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Team Pts W L SW SL SR PW PL PR
  Brazil 22 10 2 34 13 2.615 - - -
  Cuba 18 6 6 24 24 1.000 - - -
  Argentina 16 4 8 22 26 0.846 - - -
  Spain 16 4 8 13 30 0.433 - - -

Pool BEdit

Team Pts W L SW SL SR PW PL PR
  Italy 23 11 1 34 10 3.400 - - -
  Netherlands 20 8 4 28 13 2.154 - - -
  Bulgaria 16 4 8 17 25 0.680 - - -
  Greece 13 1 11 4 35 0.114 - - -

Pool CEdit

Team Pts W L SW SL SR PW PL PR
  Russia 24 12 0 36 7 5.143 - - -
  China 15 3 9 17 31 0.548 - - -
  Japan 15 3 9 16 31 0.516 - - -

Final roundEdit

Pool playEdit

  • Teams from the same pool of Intercontinental Round will not play.
Qualified for the Final
Qualified for the 3rd place match
Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Netherlands 8 4 0 12 2 6.000 202 128 1.578
2   Italy 7 3 1 9 6 1.500 208 170 1.224
3   Russia 6 2 2 8 8 1.000 188 207 0.908
4   Cuba 5 1 3 6 9 0.667 164 178 0.921
5   Brazil 5 1 3 5 9 0.556 172 183 0.940
6   China 5 1 3 3 9 0.333 108 176 0.614
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
24 Jun Italy   3–1   Brazil 15–9 15–9 11–15 15–10   56–43
24 Jun Russia   3–2   Cuba 4–15 15–6 15–7 7–15 15–13 56–56
24 Jun Netherlands   3–0   China 15–4 15–7 15–3     45–14
25 Jun Italy   3–0   Cuba 15–10 15–3 15–6     45–19
25 Jun Brazil   3–0   China 15–4 15–9 16–14     46–27
25 Jun Netherlands   3–0   Russia 15–9 15–2 16–14     46–25
27 Jun Italy   3–2   Russia 10–15 10–15 16–14 15–4 16–14 67–62
27 Jun Cuba   3–0   China 15–10 15–7 15–4     45–21
27 Jun Netherlands   3–1   Brazil 15–12 15–9 10–15 15–9   55–45
28 Jun China   3–0   Italy 15–13 16–14 15–13     46–40
28 Jun Russia   3–0   Brazil 15–13 15–12 15–13     45–38
28 Jun Netherlands   3–1   Cuba 11–15 15–10 15–8 15–11   56–44

FinalsEdit

3rd place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jun Russia   3–2   Cuba 3–15 15–7 4–15 16–14 19–17 57–68

FinalEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jun Netherlands   3–2   Italy 17–15 15–12 10–15 10–15 22–20 74–77

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

External linksEdit