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2002 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship

QualificationEdit

Africa (CAVB) Asia and Oceania (AVC) Europe (CEV) North America (NORCECA) South America (CSV)
Pool A Winners:   Egypt
Pool B Winners:   Tunisia
Pool C Winners:   South Korea *
Pool C Runners-up:   Kazakhstan
Pool D Winners:   Japan
Pool E Winners:   China
Pool E Runners-up:   Australia
1998 World Champions:   Italy
Pool F Winners:   Spain
Pool F Runners-up:   Croatia
Pool G Winners:   Netherlands
Pool G Runners-up:   Portugal
Pool H Winners:   Czech Republic
Pool I Winners:   France
Pool J Winners:   Bulgaria
Pool K Winners:   Yugoslavia
Pool L Winners:   Greece
Pool L Runners-up:   Russia
Pool M Winners:   Cuba
Pool N Winners:   Canada
Pool N Runners-up:   United States
Host Country:   Argentina
Pool O Winners:   Brazil
NORCECA–CSV Playoff Winners:   Venezuela

*   Poland replaced South Korea, who withdrew from the tournament to compete the 2002 Asian Games.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D Pool E Pool F

  Argentina
  Australia
  China
  Portugal

  Italy
  Canada
  Croatia
  Poland

  Bulgaria
  France
  Russia
  Tunisia

  Yugoslavia
  Spain
  Japan
  Kazakhstan

  Brazil
  Egypt
  United States
  Venezuela

  Cuba
  Czech Republic
  Greece
  Netherlands

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

First roundEdit

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Argentina 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 312 289 1.080
2   Portugal 5 2 1 7 5 1.400 286 267 1.071
3   China 4 1 2 5 7 0.714 270 282 0.957
4   Australia 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 282 312 0.904
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
28 Sep 20:10 Argentina   3–1   Australia 22–25 25–18 31–29 32–30   110–102 P2
29 Sep 11:10 Portugal   3–1   China 16–25 25–21 25–19 25–11   91–76 P2
30 Sep 18:40 Portugal   3–1   Australia 25–20 25–27 25–21 29–27   104–95 P2
30 Sep 21:10 China   1–3   Argentina 30–32 19–25 26–24 21–25   96–106 P2
01 Oct 18:40 Australia   1–3   China 19–25 20–25 25–23 21–25   85–98 P2
01 Oct 21:10 Argentina   3–1   Portugal 21–25 25–22 25–22 25–22   96–91 P2

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Poland 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 282 254 1.110
2   Italy 5 2 1 8 3 2.667 255 228 1.118
3   Canada 4 1 2 4 7 0.571 251 261 0.962
4   Croatia 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 202 247 0.818
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 18:10 Italy   3–0   Croatia 25–18 25–20 25–20     75–58 P2
29 Sep 20:40 Poland   3–1   Canada 25–23 22–25 26–24 25–21   98–93 P2
30 Sep 18:10 Poland   3–2   Italy 20–25 24–26 25–22 25–21 15–10 109–104 P2
30 Sep 20:40 Canada   3–1   Croatia 25–22 22–25 25–17 25–23   97–87 P2
01 Oct 18:10 Italy   3–0   Canada 25–20 26–24 25–17     76–61 P2
01 Oct 20:40 Croatia   0–3   Poland 21–25 18–25 18–25     57–75 P2

Pool CEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   France 6 3 0 9 4 2.250 289 265 1.091
2   Bulgaria 5 2 1 8 4 2.000 292 257 1.136
3   Russia 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 222 221 1.005
4   Tunisia 3 0 3 2 9 0.222 214 274 0.781
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 18:10 Tunisia   1–3   France 23–25 25–20 17–25 11–25   76–95 P2
29 Sep 20:40 Bulgaria   3–0   Russia 28–26 25–19 25–23     78–68 P2
30 Sep 18:10 Russia   1–3   France 21–25 21–25 25–13 12–25   79–88 P2
30 Sep 20:40 Bulgaria   3–1   Tunisia 21–25 33–31 25–12 25–15   104–83 P2
01 Oct 18:10 France   3–2   Bulgaria 25–23 22–25 25–22 17–25 17–15 106–110 P2
01 Oct 20:40 Tunisia   0–3   Russia 19–25 13–25 23–25     55–75 P2

Pool DEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Yugoslavia 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 246 188 1.309
2   Spain 5 2 1 7 6 1.167 293 287 1.021
3   Japan 4 1 2 5 7 0.714 269 274 0.982
4   Kazakhstan 3 0 3 2 9 0.222 218 277 0.787
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 12:10 Japan   3–1   Kazakhstan 26–24 25–20 29–31 25–10   105–85 P2
29 Sep 15:10 Spain   1–3   Yugoslavia 18–25 21–25 25–21 18–25   82–96 P2
30 Sep 11:10 Japan   2–3   Spain 18–25 25–23 25–22 27–29 13–15 108–114 P2
30 Sep 14:10 Kazakhstan   0–3   Yugoslavia 19–25 16–25 15–25     50–75 P2
01 Oct 11:10 Yugoslavia   3–0   Japan 25–21 25–15 25–20     75–56 P2
01 Oct 14:10 Spain   3–1   Kazakhstan 22–25 25–16 25–21 25–21   97–83 P2

Pool EEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 300 277 1.083
2   Brazil 5 2 1 8 3 2.667 268 230 1.165
3   Venezuela 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 205 215 0.953
4   Egypt 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 197 248 0.794
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 14:10 Venezuela   0–3   Brazil 16–25 24–26 17–25     57–76 P2
29 Sep 16:40 Egypt   1–3   United States 22–25 25–23 20–25 20–25   87–98 P2
30 Sep 15:10 Brazil   2–3   United States 22–25 25–20 27–25 31–33 12–15 117–118 P2
30 Sep 17:40 Venezuela   3–0   Egypt 25–14 25–22 25–19     75–55 P2
01 Oct 15:10 Egypt   0–3   Brazil 14–25 20–25 21–25     55–75 P2
01 Oct 17:40 United States   3–0   Venezuela 26–24 25–18 33–31     84–73 P2

Pool FEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Netherlands 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 273 240 1.138
2   Greece 4 1 2 5 6 0.833 226 246 0.919
3   Czech Republic 4 1 2 6 8 0.750 311 309 1.006
4   Cuba 4 1 2 4 7 0.571 245 260 0.942
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 Sep 13:10 Netherlands   3–0   Greece 25–15 25–15 25–22     75–52 P2
29 Sep 15:40 Czech Republic   1–3   Cuba 30–28 22–25 19–25 23–25   94–103 P2
30 Sep 13:10 Greece   3–0   Cuba 25–21 25–21 25–19     75–61 P2
30 Sep 15:40 Netherlands   3–2   Czech Republic 15–25 27–25 25–19 25–27 15–11 107–107 P2
01 Oct 13:10 Cuba   1–3   Netherlands 18–25 17–25 25–16 21–25   81–91 P2
01 Oct 15:40 Czech Republic   3–2   Greece 22–25 25–22 23–25 25–17 15–10 110–99 P2

Third placed teamsEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Czech Republic 4 1 2 6 8 0.750 311 309 1.006
2   Japan 4 1 2 5 7 0.714 269 274 0.982
3   China 4 1 2 5 7 0.714 270 282 0.957
4   Russia 4 1 2 4 6 0.667 222 221 1.005
5   Canada 4 1 2 4 7 0.571 251 261 0.962
6   Venezuela 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 205 215 0.953

Second roundEdit

Pool GEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Argentina 6 3 0 9 4 2.250 308 271 1.137
2   Italy 5 2 1 7 6 1.167 305 292 1.045
3   Japan 4 1 2 6 8 0.750 301 320 0.941
4   Bulgaria 3 0 3 5 9 0.556 296 327 0.905
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
04 Oct 18:40 Italy   3–2   Bulgaria 31–33 25–22 23–25 25–18 15–13 119–111 P2
04 Oct 21:10 Argentina   3–2   Japan 25–21 21–25 25–27 25–21 16–14 112–108 P2
05 Oct 18:40 Japan   1–3   Italy 18–25 20–25 28–26 16–25   82–101 P2
05 Oct 21:10 Argentina   3–1   Bulgaria 25–20 22–25 25–14 25–19   97–78 P2
06 Oct 17:40 Japan   3–2   Bulgaria 25–19 25–23 22–25 22–25 17–15 111–107 P2
06 Oct 20:10 Argentina   3–1   Italy 25–17 24–26 25–22 25–20   99–85 P2

Pool HEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Russia 6 3 0 9 4 2.250 299 263 1.137
2   Portugal 5 2 1 6 6 1.000 272 278 0.978
3   Poland 4 1 2 6 7 0.857 299 292 1.024
4   Spain 3 0 3 5 9 0.556 284 321 0.885
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
04 Oct 17:10 Portugal   3–2   Spain 19–25 22–25 25–21 25–20 15–13 106–104 P2
04 Oct 19:40 Poland   2–3   Russia 25–22 19–25 20–25 25–22 11–15 100–109 P2
05 Oct 17:10 Spain   2–3   Russia 25–23 22–25 28–26 16–25 13–15 104–114 P2
05 Oct 19:40 Poland   1–3   Portugal 22–25 34–32 20–25 22–25   98–107 P2
06 Oct 17:10 Portugal   0–3   Russia 24–26 15–25 20–25     59–76 P2
06 Oct 19:40 Spain   1–3   Poland 19–25 11–25 28–26 18–25   76–101 P2

Pool JEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 6 3 0 9 0 MAX 225 181 1.243
2   France 5 2 1 6 4 1.500 238 216 1.102
3   Netherlands 4 1 2 3 8 0.375 230 257 0.895
4   Czech Republic 3 0 3 3 9 0.333 249 288 0.865
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
04 Oct 16:10 Brazil   3–0   Czech Republic 25–20 25–16 25–22     75–58 P2
04 Oct 18:40 Netherlands   0–3   France 24–26 16–25 16–25     56–76 P2
05 Oct 14:10 Brazil   3–0   France 25–22 25–21 25–21     75–64 P2
05 Oct 16:40 Netherlands   3–2   Czech Republic 23–25 30–28 25–20 22–25 15–8 115–106 P2
06 Oct 14:10 Brazil   3–0   Netherlands 25–20 25–19 25–20     75–59 P2
06 Oct 16:40 France   3–1   Czech Republic 23–25 25–18 25–23 25–19   98–85 P2

Pool KEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Yugoslavia 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 246 210 1.171
2   Greece 5 2 1 6 6 1.000 255 253 1.008
3   United States 4 1 2 6 6 1.000 271 268 1.011
4   China 3 0 3 1 9 0.111 208 249 0.835
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
04 Oct 17:40 Yugoslavia   3–0   Greece 25–21 25–17 25–21     75–59 P2
04 Oct 20:10 United States   3–0   China 25–23 30–28 25–19     80–70 P2
05 Oct 17:40 China   0–3   Yugoslavia 20–25 18–25 22–25     60–75 P2
05 Oct 20:10 United States   2–3   Greece 25–20 15–25 20–25 25–15 15–17 100–102 P2
06 Oct 17:40 Greece   3–1   China 19–25 25–17 25–19 25–17   94–78 P2
06 Oct 20:10 Yugoslavia   3–1   United States 25–22 25–21 21–25 25–23   96–91 P2

Final roundEdit

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal
 
          
 
October 9 – Buenos Aires
 
 
  Argentina1
 
October 11 – Buenos Aires
 
  France3
 
  France2
 
October 9 – Buenos Aires
 
  Russia3
 
  Russia3
 
October 13 – Buenos Aires
 
  Greece0
 
  Russia2
 
October 9 – Córdoba
 
  Brazil3
 
  Italy2
 
October 10 – Córdoba
 
  Brazil3
 
  Brazil3
 
October 9 – Córdoba
 
  Yugoslavia1 3rd place
 
  Portugal0
 
October 12 – Buenos Aires
 
  Yugoslavia3
 
  France3
 
 
  Yugoslavia0
 
 
5th–8th places5th place
 
      
 
October 11 – Buenos Aires
 
 
  Argentina3
 
October 13 – Buenos Aires
 
  Greece0
 
  Argentina2
 
October 10 – Córdoba
 
  Italy3
 
  Italy3
 
 
  Portugal0
 
7th place
 
 
October 12 – Buenos Aires
 
 
  Greece3
 
 
  Portugal2

QuarterfinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
09 Oct 16:10 Portugal   0–3   Yugoslavia 20–25 23–25 16–25     59–75 P2
09 Oct 18:40 Russia   3–0   Greece 25–22 25–22 25–21     75–65 P2
09 Oct 18:40 Italy   2–3   Brazil 23–25 23–25 25–23 28–26 13–15 112–114 P2
09 Oct 21:10 Argentina   1–3   France 25–14 27–29 23–25 18–25   93–93 P2

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Oct 18:40 Italy   3–0   Portugal 25–23 25–19 25–17     75–59 P2
11 Oct 21:10 Argentina   3–0   Greece 25–23 25–23 25–20     75–66 P2

SemifinalsEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Oct 21:10 Brazil   3–1   Yugoslavia 26–24 22–25 27–25 25–23   100–97 P2
11 Oct 18:40 France   2–3   Russia 19–25 25–16 20–25 25–21 9–15 98–102 P2

7th placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Oct 16:10 Greece   3–2   Portugal 21–25 25–20 23–25 25–21 15–12 109–103 P2

5th placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Oct 16:10 Argentina   2–3   Italy 29–27 17–25 22–25 25–22 22–24 115–123 P2

3rd placeEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Oct 18:40 France   3–0   Yugoslavia 25–23 25–23 25–16     75–62 P2

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Oct 18:40 Russia   2–3   Brazil 25–23 25–27 20–25 25–23 13–15 108–113 P2

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

Super seven selectionEdit

MarketingEdit

SymbolEdit

The official competition symbol the "Minto". The design is based on sport ball and volleyball.

SponsorsEdit

BroadcastingEdit

External linksEdit