1999 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup

The 1999 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup was held in Japan from 18 November to 2 December 1999. Twelve men's national teams played in cities all over Japan for the right to a fast lane ticket into the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.

1999 Men's World Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates18 November – 2 December
Teams12 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 6 host cities)
Champions Russia (5th title)
Runners-up Cuba
Third place Italy
Fourth place United States
Tournament awards
MVPRussia Roman Yakovlev

The twelve competing teams played a single-round robin format, in two parallel pools (site A and site B). The men played in Tokyo, Kagoshima, Hiroshima, Kumamoto, Osaka, Nagoya, Yoyogi, and Komazawa. Japan is the traditional host of the tournament since 1977.

ResultsEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Russia 20 9 2 31 11 2.818 1003 859 1.168
2   Cuba 19 8 3 26 12 2.167 890 801 1.111
3   Italy 19 8 3 26 14 1.857 935 834 1.121
4   United States 19 8 3 28 17 1.647 1053 1004 1.049
5   Brazil 18 7 4 27 15 1.800 958 850 1.127
6   Spain 18 7 4 25 19 1.316 995 974 1.022
7   South Korea 17 6 5 18 21 0.857 873 884 0.988
8   Canada 16 5 6 17 24 0.708 881 943 0.934
9   Argentina 15 4 7 18 23 0.783 910 953 0.955
10   Japan 14 3 8 16 27 0.593 903 995 0.908
11   China 12 1 10 10 31 0.323 847 977 0.867
12   Tunisia 11 0 11 5 33 0.152 758 932 0.813

First roundEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
18 Nov 12:30 Cuba   3–0   South Korea 25–23 25–18 25–20     75–61  
18 Nov 15:00 Argentina   3–0   Spain 25–21 25–20 29–27     79–68  
18 Nov 18:15 Canada   3–2   Japan 19–25 25–23 16–25 25–21 15–8 100–102  
19 Nov 12:30 Cuba   3–0   Argentina 25–20 25–20 25–22     75–62  
19 Nov 15:00 Spain   3–0   Canada 25–18 25–16 26–24     76–58  
19 Nov 18:15 South Korea   3–1   Japan 25–19 25–16 22–25 25–20   97–80  
20 Nov 12:30 Canada   3–0   South Korea 25–23 28–26 25–21     78–70  
20 Nov 15:00 Cuba   3–1   Spain 24–26 25–21 25–20 25–16   99–83  
20 Nov 18:15 Japan   3–1   Argentina 25–23 20–25 25–23 25–16   95–87  
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
18 Nov 13:30 United States   3–2   Brazil 25–22 25–18 22–25 20–25 15–13 107–103  
18 Nov 16:00 Italy   3–0   Tunisia 25–21 25–21 25–16     75–58  
18 Nov 18:35 Russia   3–0   China 25–14 27–25 25–16     77–55  
19 Nov 13:30 Russia   3–1   Italy 25–21 29–27 23–25 25–18   102–91  
19 Nov 16:00 Brazil   3–0   China 25–19 25–18 25–15     75–52  
19 Nov 18:35 United States   3–1   Tunisia 23–25 25–21 25–15 25–23   98–84  
20 Nov 13:30 Italy   3–0   Brazil 25–16 25–19 25–17     75–52  
20 Nov 16:00 Russia   3–0   Tunisia 25–18 25–15 25–21     75–54  
20 Nov 18:35 United States   3–1   China 23–25 25–21 25–22 25–18   98–86  

Second roundEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
22 Nov 12:30 Cuba   3–0   Canada 25–17 25–17 26–24     76–58  
22 Nov 15:00 South Korea   3–2   Argentina 25–22 25–19 23–25 17–25 20–18 110–109  
22 Nov 18:15 Spain   3–2   Japan 25–13 29–31 17–25 25–16 15–13 111–98  
23 Nov 12:30 Argentina   3–1   Canada 25–22 20–25 25–19 25–22   95–88  
23 Nov 15:00 Spain   3–0   South Korea 26–24 25–22 25–23     76–69  
23 Nov 18:15 Cuba   3–0   Japan 25–21 25–22 25–16     75–59  
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
22 Nov 12:30 Russia   3–2   Brazil 25–20 21–25 19–25 25–22 15–12 105–104  
22 Nov 15:00 United States   3–0   Italy 25–23 25–19 25–22     75–64  
22 Nov 18:15 China   3–1   Tunisia 25–23 21–25 25–23 25–18   96–89  
23 Nov 13:30 Brazil   3–0   Tunisia 25–20 25–20 25–17     75–57  
23 Nov 16:00 Russia   3–2   United States 25–22 25–19 20–25 30–32 15–11 115–109  
23 Nov 18:35 Italy   3–1   China 23–25 25–16 25–14 25–21   98–76  

Third roundEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Nov 12:30 Cuba   3–0   China 25–18 25–16 25–17     75–51  
26 Nov 15:00 Spain   3–0   Tunisia 25–16 25–16 25–18     75–50  
26 Nov 18:15 United States   3–1   Japan 22–25 25–23 25–23 25–23   97–94  
27 Nov 12:30 Cuba   3–1   Tunisia 25–18 22–25 25–23 26–24   97–90  
27 Nov 15:00 Spain   3–1   United States 25–22 21–25 25–21 25–21   96–89  
27 Nov 18:15 Japan   3–0   China 25–22 25–22 29–27     79–71  
28 Nov 12:30 United States   3–2   Cuba 25–19 20–25 20–25 25–20 15–11 105–100  
28 Nov 15:00 Spain   3–2   China 25–22 21–25 25–21 22–25 19-17 112-110  
28 Nov 18:15 Japan   3–2   Tunisia 25–21 24–26 19–25 25–17 15–12 108–101  
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Nov 13:30 Canada   3–2   Brazil 22–25 16–25 25–22 25–22 15–13 103–107  
26 Nov 16:00 South Korea   3–2   Russia 18–25 15–25 25–23 25–22 15–11 98–106  
26 Nov 18:35 Italy   3–2   Argentina 22–25 25–12 19–25 25–18 15–11 106–91  
27 Nov 13:30 Brazil   3–0   South Korea 25–14 26–24 25–18     76–56  
27 Nov 16:00 Russia   3–0   Argentina 25–20 25–17 25–19     75–56  
27 Nov 18:35 Italy   3–0   Canada 27–25 25–19 25–14     77–58  
28 Nov 13:30 Brazil   3–1   Argentina 23–25 25–17 25–15 25–19   98–76  
28 Nov 16:00 Russia   3–0   Canada 25–19 30–28 25–21     80–68  
28 Nov 18:35 Italy   3–0   South Korea 25–22 25–20 25–23     75–65  

Fourth roundEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Nov 12:30 Brazil   3–1   Spain 25–18 20–25 25–17 25–20   95–80  
30 Nov 15:00 Russia   3–0   Cuba 25–15 25–23 25–18     75–56  
30 Nov 18:15 Italy   3–0   Japan 25–19 25–18 25–12     75–49  
1 Dec 12:30 Brazil   3–0   Cuba 25–23 25–20 25–20     75–63  
1 Dec 15:00 Italy   3–2   Spain 25–18 22–25 30–32 25–23 15–12 117–110  
1 Dec 18:15 Russia   3–0   Japan 33–31 25–20 25–12     83–63  
2 Dec 12:30 Cuba   3–1   Italy 25–18 23–25 25–23 25–16   98–84  
2 Dec 15:30 Spain   3–2   Russia 25–22 18–25 25–23 25–27 15–13 108–110  
2 Dec 18:15 Brazil   3–1   Japan 25–16 23–25 25–19 25–16   98–76  
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Nov 13:30 United States   3–0   Argentina 25–23 25–23 38–36     88–82  
30 Nov 16:00 Canada   3–0   Tunisia 25–18 25–17 25–20     75–55  
30 Nov 18:35 South Korea   3–0   China 25–22 25–17 25–19     75–58  
1 Dec 13:30 Argentina   3–0   Tunisia 25–10 25–23 29–27     79–60  
1 Dec 16:00 Canada   3–2   China 22–25 25–23 18–25 25–23 15–13 105–109  
1 Dec 18:35 South Korea   3–1   United States 19–25 25–23 25–22 25–21   94–91  
2 Dec 13:30 United States   3–1   Canada 25–21 20–25 26–24 25–20   96–90  
2 Dec 16:00 South Korea   3–0   Tunisia 25–15 28–26 25–19     78–60  
2 Dec 18:35 Argentina   3–1   China 25–22 25–20 19–25 25–23   94–90  

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit