2015 FIVB Volleyball World League

The 2015 FIVB Volleyball World League was the 26th edition of the annual men's international volleyball tournament, played from 16 May to 19 July 2015. The tournament featured a record 32 participating countries from 5 confederations. The teams were divided into 3 groups and 8 pools. The Group 1 Final Round which served as the volleyball test event of the 2016 Summer Olympics was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.[1]

2015 World League
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The Maracanãzinho held the final
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
CityRio de Janeiro (Group 1 Final)
Dates16 May – 19 July
Teams32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)65 (in 65 host cities)
Champions France (1st title)
Runners-up Serbia
Third place United States
Fourth place Poland
Tournament awards
MVPFrance Earvin N'Gapeth
Best SetterFrance Benjamin Toniutti
Best OHFrance Earvin N'Gapeth
Poland Michał Kubiak
Best MBUnited States Maxwell Holt
Serbia Srećko Lisinac
Best OPPSerbia Aleksandar Atanasijević
Best LiberoPoland Paweł Zatorski
Official website

QualificationEdit

Group Africa Asia and Oceania Europe North America South America
Group 1   Australia
  Iran

  Italy
  Poland
  Russia
  Serbia

  United States   Brazil
Group 2   Japan
  South Korea
  Canada
  Cuba
  Argentina
Group 3

  Egypt
  Tunisia

  China
  Kazakhstan

  Greece
  Montenegro
  Slovakia
  Spain
  Turkey

  Mexico
  Puerto Rico
  Venezuela

FormatEdit

  • It will be the first time the World League will feature 32 teams, having had 28 teams in 2014, 18 teams in 2013 and 16 teams from 2001–03 and 2006–12. The World League featured 8 teams in its inaugural year in 1990, 10 in 1991 and then 12 from 1992–2000 and 2004–05.[2]
  • During the Intercontinental Round, Pools A to E will play double home and away matches, for a total of 12 matches per team. Pool F to H will feature two stand-alone tournaments.
  • The last ranked team of Group 1 after the Intercontinental Round could be relegated if the winners of the Group 2 Final Round can meet the promotion requirements set by the FIVB.

Pools compositionEdit

The pools of Group 1 were announced on 18 July 2014,[5] while the pools of Group 2 and 3 were announced on 31 October 2014.[2] After Germany withdrew, Japan replaced them in Pool D, while Venezuela took Japan's spot in Pool H.

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D Pool E Pool F Pool G Pool H
  Italy   Russia   Bulgaria   France   Belgium   Tunisia   China   Egypt
  Brazil   United States   Cuba   Japan   Portugal   Puerto Rico   Mexico   Venezuela
  Serbia   Poland   Canada   South Korea   Finland   Turkey   Slovakia   Spain
  Australia   Iran   Argentina   Czech Republic   Netherlands   Montenegro   Greece   Kazakhstan

Competition scheduleEdit

Intercontinental round Final round
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9 Week 10
Group 1 8 matches 8 matches 8 matches 8 matches 8 matches 8 matches 10 matches
Group 2 4 matches 2 matches 10 matches 12 matches 12 matches 10 matches 12 matches 10 matches 4 matches
Group 3 18 matches 18 matches 4 matches

SquadsEdit

There are 25 players in team rosters. Maximum of 12 regular players and maximum of 2 liberos can be selected to play in each week. The full rosters of 25 players of each team can be seen in the article below.

Pool standing procedureEdit

  1. Number of matches won
  2. Match points
  3. Sets ratio
  4. Points ratio
  5. If the tie continues as per the point ratio between two teams, the priority will be given to the team which won the last match between them. When the tie in points ratio is between three or more teams, a new classification of these teams in the terms of points 1, 2 and 3 will be made taking into consideration only the matches in which they were opposed to each other.

Match won 3–0 or 3–1: 3 match points for the winner, 0 match points for the loser
Match won 3–2: 2 match points for the winner, 1 match point for the loser

Intercontinental roundEdit

  • All times are local.

Group 1Edit

  • The Group 1 Final Round hosts Brazil, the top two teams from Pool A and B and the winners of the Group 2 Final Round will qualify for the Group 1 Final Round. If Brazil finishes as one of the top two teams in Pool A, Pool A will send its top three teams.
Qualified for the Group 1 Final round
Qualified as hosts for the Group 1 Final round
Relegated position

Pool AEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 9 3 28 33 16 2.063 1145 1038 1.103
2   Serbia 7 5 23 30 22 1.364 1180 1152 1.024
3   Italy 6 6 16 22 26 0.846 1073 1096 0.979
4   Australia 2 10 5 11 32 0.344 931 1043 0.893
Week 3Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 May 14:00 Brazil   3–2   Serbia 24–26 25–17 25–22 26–28 15–11 115–104 P2 P3
29 May 19:40 Australia   1–3   Italy 19–25 25–22 21–25 20–25   85–97 P2 P3
30 May 16:10 Australia   1–3   Italy 20–25 21–25 25–23 23–25   89–98 P2 P3
31 May 10:00 Brazil   3–1   Serbia 25–18 25–20 19–25 25–22   94–85 P2 P3
Week 4Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jun 14:00 Brazil   3–1   Australia 25–20 21–25 25–19 25–18   96–82 P2 P3
5 Jun 20:40 Italy   1–3   Serbia 25–22 23–25 24–26 23–25   95–98 P2 P3
7 Jun 10:05 Brazil   3–0   Australia 31–29 25–19 25–19     81–67 P2 P3
7 Jun 18:10 Italy   3–2   Serbia 25–14 19–25 18–25 25–20 15–12 102–96 P2 P3
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 20:10 Serbia   3–2   Brazil 22–25 23–25 25–23 25–21 15–13 110–107 P2 P3
12 Jun 20:40 Italy   0–3   Australia 16–25 18–25 21–25     55–75 P2 P3
14 Jun 20:10 Serbia   2–3   Brazil 23–25 25–20 21–25 25–22 13–15 107–107 P2 P3
14 Jun 20:10 Italy   3–0   Australia 26–24 25–21 25–23     76–68 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
18 Jun 20:10 Serbia   3–0   Australia 31–29 27–25 25–19     83–73 P2 P3
19 Jun 20:10 Italy   3–2   Brazil 26–24 21–25 25–18 17–25 16–14 105–106 P2 P3
20 Jun 20:10 Serbia   3–0   Australia 25–23 25–20 25–20     75–63 P2 P3
21 Jun 20:10 Italy   0–3   Brazil 23–25 22–25 16–25     61–75 P2 P3
Week 7Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Jun 20:10 Serbia   3–1   Italy 25–23 25–20 25–27 25–21   100–91 P2 P3
27 Jun 19:10 Australia   1–3   Brazil 17–25 18–25 25–23 20–25   80–98 P2 P3
28 Jun 16:40 Australia   0–3   Brazil 22–25 20–25 15–25     57–75 P2 P3
28 Jun 20:10 Serbia   3–2   Italy 26–24 21–25 26–24 23–25 17–15 113–113 P2 P3
Week 8Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Jul 13:00 Brazil   3–0   Italy 25–20 26–24 25–19     76–63 P2 P3
3 Jul 13:00 Brazil   2–3   Italy 25–21 27–29 25–21 19–25 19–21 115–117 P2 P3
4 Jul 19:10 Australia   1–3   Serbia 22–25 21–25 31–29 18–25   92–104 P2 P3
5 Jul 16:40 Australia   3–2   Serbia 25–22 22–25 13–25 25–21 15–12 100–105 P2 P3

Pool BEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 9 3 27 29 17 1.706 1071 992 1.080
2   Poland 8 4 22 30 23 1.304 1179 1138 1.036
3   Iran 6 6 18 25 21 1.190 1031 1021 1.010
4   Russia 1 11 5 11 34 0.324 946 1076 0.879
Week 3Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
28 May 20:25 Poland   3–0   Russia 25–16 25–17 25–20     75–53 P2 P3
29 May 20:25 Poland   3–2   Russia 25–19 24–26 20–25 25–19 18–16 112–105 P2 P3
30 May 19:10 United States   3–1   Iran 25–19 25–22 23–25 25–23   98–89 P2 P3
31 May 16:10 United States   3–1   Iran 25–16 25–16 20–25 25–20   95–77 P2 P3
Week 4Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jun 19:10 United States   3–1   Russia 25–18 24–26 25–15 28–26   102–85 P2 P3
5 Jun 20:25 Poland   3–1   Iran 25–20 25–22 21–25 27–25   98–92 P2 P3
6 Jun 19:10 United States   3–0   Russia 25–23 25–21 25–16     75–60 P2 P3
6 Jun 20:25 Poland   3–2   Iran 22–25 25–22 25–16 22–25 15–6 109–94 P2 P3
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 19:10 United States   3–2   Poland 23–25 25–23 19–25 25–22 15–9 107–104 P2 P3
13 Jun 18:10 Russia   1–3   Iran 25–20 16–25 19–25 23–25   83–95 P2 P3
13 Jun 19:10 United States   3–1   Poland 23–25 25–23 25–15 25–17   98–80 P2 P3
14 Jun 18:10 Russia   0–3   Iran 20–25 18–25 21–25     59–75 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 18:10 Russia   1–3   Poland 32–30 14–25 22–25 18–25   86–105 P2 P3
19 Jun 21:10 Iran   3–0   United States 25–19 29–27 25–20     79–66 P2 P3
20 Jun 18:10 Russia   2–3   Poland 25–19 21–25 24–26 25–20 14–16 109–106 P2 P3
21 Jun 21:10 Iran   3–0   United States 25–20 25–21 25–19     75–60 P2 P3
Week 7Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Jun 18:10 Russia   0–3   United States 21–25 20–25 19–25     60–75 P2 P3
26 Jun 21:10 Iran   3–2   Poland 25–21 23–25 21–25 25–16 15–11 109–98 P2 P3
27 Jun 18:10 Russia   1–3   United States 23–25 25–19 23–25 18–25   89–94 P2 P3
28 Jun 21:10 Iran   1–3   Poland 25–23 20–25 20–25 19–25   84–98 P2 P3
Week 8Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
3 Jul 21:10 Iran   3–0   Russia 25–21 25–21 25–21     75–63 P2 P3
3 Jul 20:25 Poland   3–2   United States 19–25 25–22 21–25 25–20 15–12 105–104 P2 P3
4 Jul 21:10 Iran   1–3   Russia 23–25 25–19 18–25 21–25   87–94 P2 P3
4 Jul 20:25 Poland   1–3   United States 20–25 21–25 25–22 23–25   89–97 P2 P3

Group 2Edit

  • The Group 2 Final Round hosts Bulgaria and the winners of Pool C, D and E will qualify for the Group 2 Final Round. If Bulgaria finishes first in Pool C, Pool C will send its top two teams.
Qualified for the Group 2 Final round
Qualified as hosts for the Group 2 Final round
Relegated position

Pool CEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Bulgaria 8 4 21 27 21 1.286 1067 1074 0.993
2   Argentina 7 5 21 26 21 1.238 1068 980 1.090
3   Canada 6 6 23 29 21 1.381 1097 1074 1.021
4   Cuba 3 9 7 13 32 0.406 944 1048 0.901
Week 1Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
16 May 19:10 Canada   3–0   Cuba 25–20 25–19 26–24     76–63 P2 P3
17 May 19:10 Canada   3–0   Cuba 26–24 25–19 25–21     76–64 P2 P3
Week 3Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
29 May 22:10 Argentina   3–0   Cuba 25–18 25–19 25–18     75–55 P2 P3
30 May 17:40 Bulgaria   1–3   Canada 20–25 19–25 25–22 21–25   85–97 P2 P3
30 May 21:10 Argentina   2–3   Cuba 25–17 17–25 21–25 25–16 9–15 97–98 P2 P3
31 May 20:40 Bulgaria   3–2   Canada 21–25 23–25 25–23 25–14 15–9 109–96 P2 P3
Week 4Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jun 20:10 Canada   3–0   Argentina 25–22 27–25 25–19     77–66 P2 P3
5 Jun 20:40 Cuba   1–3   Bulgaria 19–25 21–25 26–24 23–25   89–99 P2 P3
6 Jun 18:40 Canada   2–3   Argentina 25–23 22–25 25–21 19–25 10–15 101–109 P2 P3
6 Jun 20:40 Cuba   1–3   Bulgaria 25–18 20–25 24–26 23–25   92–94 P2 P3
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 20:10 Canada   2–3   Bulgaria 25–20 19–25 25–22 25–27 12–15 106–109 P2 P3
12 Jun 20:40 Cuba   3–1   Argentina 25–20 25–21 20–25 25–21   95–87 P2 P3
13 Jun 20:10 Canada   3–1   Bulgaria 25–18 25–19 21–25 25–20   96–82 P2 P3
13 Jun 20:40 Cuba   0–3   Argentina 23–25 18–25 21–25     62–75 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 20:40 Cuba   1–3   Canada 14–25 25–20 21–25 21–25   81–95 P2 P3
20 Jun 18:40 Argentina   2–3   Bulgaria 24–26 25–22 24–26 25–16 16–18 114–108 P2 P3
20 Jun 20:40 Cuba   3–2   Canada 17–25 20–25 25–23 25–19 15–12 102–104 P2 P3
21 Jun 18:40 Argentina   3–0   Bulgaria 25–19 25–19 25–16     75–54 P2 P3
Week 7Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Jun 18:41 Argentina   3–1   Canada 25–17 18–25 25–14 25–21   93–77 P2 P3
27 Jun 18:40 Argentina   3–2   Canada 23–25 25–15 21–25 27–25 15–6 111–96 P2 P3
27 Jun 20:55 Bulgaria   3–0   Cuba 25–23 25–16 26–24     76–63 P2 P3
28 Jun 20:55 Bulgaria   3–1   Cuba 25–19 25–19 19–25 25–17   94–80 P2 P3
Week 8Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
4 Jul 20:55 Bulgaria   3–0   Argentina 27–25 25–20 25–22     77–67 P2 P3
5 Jul 20:55 Bulgaria   1–3   Argentina 19–25 26–24 17–25 18–25   80–99 P2 P3

Pool DEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   France 12 0 35 36 5 7.200 1017 821 1.239
2   Japan 5 7 17 19 23 0.826 914 946 0.966
3   Czech Republic 5 7 12 18 28 0.643 984 1068 0.921
4   South Korea 2 10 8 14 31 0.452 962 1042 0.923
Week 3Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 May 14:10 South Korea   1–3   France 30–28 23–25 18–25 16–25   87–103 P2 P3
30 May 14:10 Japan   3–1   Czech Republic 21–25 25–18 25–22 25–20   96–85 P2 P3
31 May 14:10 South Korea   0–3   France 17–25 21–25 21–25     59–75 P2 P3
31 May 14:10 Japan   2–3   Czech Republic 25–22 25–20 24–26 23–25 11–15 108–108 P2 P3
Week 4Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Jun 14:10 South Korea   2–3   Czech Republic 25–20 19–25 25–18 20–25 12–15 101–103 P2 P3
6 Jun 14:10 Japan   0–3   France 12–25 14–25 26–28     52–78 P2 P3
7 Jun 14:10 South Korea   3–1   Czech Republic 27–29 25–18 25–20 25–21   102–88 P2 P3
7 Jun 14:10 Japan   0–3   France 15–25 18–25 23–25     56–75 P2 P3
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 20:00 France   3–0   Czech Republic 25–15 25–23 25–11     75–49 P2 P3
13 Jun 14:10 South Korea   1–3   Japan 20–25 25–20 21–25 19–25   85–95 P2 P3
14 Jun 14:10 South Korea   3–0   Japan 25–20 25–21 25–18     75–59 P2 P3
14 Jun 17:00 France   3–0   Czech Republic 27–25 26–24 25–22     78–71 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 18:10 Czech Republic   0–3   France 18–25 20–25 24–26     62–76 P2 P3
20 Jun 14:20 Japan   3–0   South Korea 25–17 25–17 25–17     75–51 P2 P3
20 Jun 18:10 Czech Republic   1–3   France 17–25 25–23 22–25 14–25   78–98 P2 P3
21 Jun 13:10 Japan   3–0   South Korea 25–21 25–20 25–18     75–59 P2 P3
Week 7Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
25 Jun 20:00 France   3–0   Japan 25–20 25–19 25–21     75–60 P2 P3
26 Jun 18:10 Czech Republic   3–2   South Korea 25–22 16–25 16–25 25–23 15–12 97–107 P2 P3
27 Jun 18:10 Czech Republic   3–1   South Korea 30–28 25–18 18–25 25–21   98–92 P2 P3
27 Jun 20:00 France   3–2   Japan 23–25 22–25 25–20 25–23 15–10 110–103 P2 P3
Week 8Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Jul 20:00 France   3–0   South Korea 26–24 25–18 25–21     76–63 P2 P3
3 Jul 18:10 Czech Republic   0–3   Japan 21–25 21–25 23–25     65–75 P2 P3
4 Jul 18:10 Czech Republic   3–0   Japan 25–19 30–28 25–13     80–60 P2 P3
4 Jul 20:00 France   3–1   South Korea 23–25 25–23 25–18 25–15   98–81 P2 P3

Pool EEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Belgium 10 2 27 32 17 1.882 1150 1024 1.123
2   Netherlands 9 3 26 31 17 1.824 1071 995 1.076
3   Finland 4 8 14 21 28 0.750 1044 1119 0.933
4   Portugal 1 11 5 13 35 0.371 1007 1134 0.888
Week 1Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
16 May 15:00 Portugal   1–3   Netherlands 25–23 20–25 21–25 20–25   86–98 P2 P3
17 May 15:00 Portugal   2–3   Netherlands 25–17 18–25 26–24 21–25 12–15 102–106 P2 P3
Week 2Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
23 May 17:10 Finland   2–3   Belgium 20–25 28–30 25–20 25–23 7–15 105–113 P2 P3
24 May 17:10 Finland   2–3   Belgium 31–29 20–25 25–23 21–25 11–15 108–117 P2 P3
Week 3Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 May 20:10 Belgium   3–1   Finland 25–18 20–25 26–24 25–14   96–81 P2 P3
31 May 16:10 Belgium   3–1   Finland 29–27 23–25 25–16 25–10   102–78 P2 P3
Week 4Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jun 18:40 Finland   3–0   Portugal 25–19 25–23 25–22     75–64 P2 P3
6 Jun 17:10 Netherlands   3–2   Belgium 25–21 25–18 14–25 22–25 15–9 101–98 P2 P3
6 Jun 18:40 Finland   3–1   Portugal 25–23 28–30 25–14 25–23   103–90 P2 P3
7 Jun 15:10 Netherlands   0–3   Belgium 12–25 17–25 14–25     43–75 P2 P3
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Jun 17:10 Netherlands   3–0   Finland 25–20 25–14 25–18     75–52 P2 P3
13 Jun 20:10 Belgium   3–0   Portugal 25–16 25–21 25–23     75–60 P2 P3
14 Jun 15:10 Netherlands   3–1   Finland 22–25 25–20 25–14 25–19   97–78 P2 P3
14 Jun 16:10 Belgium   3–2   Portugal 25–13 25–27 30–28 23–25 15–13 118–106 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 19:10 Netherlands   3–0   Portugal 25–18 25–21 25–23     75–62 P2 P3
20 Jun 17:10 Netherlands   2–3   Portugal 25–15 21–25 23–25 25–21 11–15 105–101 P2 P3
Week 7Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
26 Jun 18:40 Finland   0–3   Netherlands 15–25 20–25 26–28     61–78 P2 P3
27 Jun 17:00 Portugal   1–3   Belgium 25–22 17–25 22–25 21–25   85–97 P2 P3
27 Jun 17:10 Finland   2–3   Netherlands 18–25 25–20 25–18 18–25 13–15 99–103 P2 P3
28 Jun 17:00 Portugal   0–3   Belgium 26–28 23–25 18–25     67–78 P2 P3
Week 8Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
3 Jul 20:10 Belgium   3–2   Netherlands 22–25 25–20 23–25 33–31 16–14 119–115 P2 P3
4 Jul 17:00 Portugal   2–3   Finland 17–25 25–22 17–25 26–24 13–15 98–111 P2 P3
4 Jul 20:10 Belgium   0–3   Netherlands 23–25 22–25 17–25     62–75 P2 P3
5 Jul 17:00 Portugal   1–3   Finland 18–25 20–25 25–18 23–25   86–93 P2 P3

Group 3Edit

  • The Group 3 Final Round hosts Slovakia and the winners of Pool F, G and H will qualify for the Group 3 Final Round. If Slovakia finishes first in Pool G, Pool G will send its top two teams.
Qualified for the Group 3 Final round
Qualified as hosts for the Group 3 Final round

Pool FEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Montenegro 5 1 16 17 5 3.400 532 477 1.115
2   Turkey 5 1 13 16 8 2.000 562 494 1.138
3   Puerto Rico 1 5 4 7 16 0.438 468 542 0.863
4   Tunisia 1 5 3 5 16 0.313 450 499 0.902
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 17:00 Puerto Rico   2–3   Turkey 18–25 26–24 20–25 25–21 10–15 99–110 P2 P3
12 Jun 20:15 Montenegro   3–0   Tunisia 25–18 25–20 25–16     75–54 P2 P3
13 Jun 17:00 Turkey   3–0   Tunisia 26–24 25–18 25–18     76–60 P2 P3
13 Jun 20:00 Montenegro   3–0   Puerto Rico 25–22 25–23 25–21     75–66 P2 P3
14 Jun 17:00 Tunisia   3–1   Puerto Rico 25–17 20–25 25–17 25–19   95–78 P2 P3
14 Jun 20:00 Montenegro   3–1   Turkey 25–22 23–25 26–24 25–23   99–94 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 17:10 Montenegro   3–0   Tunisia 25–23 25–21 27–25     77–69 P2 P3
19 Jun 20:10 Turkey   3–0   Puerto Rico 25–16 25–16 25–13     75–45 P2 P3
20 Jun 17:10 Puerto Rico   1–3   Montenegro 19–25 26–28 25–22 13–25   83–100 P2 P3
20 Jun 20:10 Turkey   3–1   Tunisia 25–20 25–22 21–25 25–18   96–85 P2 P3
21 Jun 17:00 Tunisia   1–3   Puerto Rico 27–29 16–25 25–18 19–25   87–97 P2 P3
21 Jun 20:00 Turkey   3–2   Montenegro 25–21 23–25 25–23 23–25 15–12 111–106 P2 P3

Pool GEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   China 6 0 14 18 9 2.000 608 568 1.070
2   Greece 4 2 11 16 12 1.333 616 589 1.046
3   Slovakia 2 4 10 14 13 1.077 575 566 1.016
4   Mexico 0 6 1 4 18 0.222 451 527 0.856
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 18:01 Slovakia   2–3   China 25–23 25–21 17–25 17–25 15–17 99–111 P2 P3
12 Jun 21:02 Mexico   2–3   Greece 25–20 25–21 21–25 19–25 14–16 104–107 P2 P3
13 Jun 17:00 China   3–2   Greece 25–22 20–25 18–25 30–28 15–13 108–113 P2 P3
13 Jun 19:52 Mexico   0–3   Slovakia 21–25 19–25 19–25     59–75 P2 P3
14 Jun 16:00 Slovakia   2–3   Greece 25–20 25–15 20–25 20–25 17–19 107–104 P2 P3
14 Jun 18:50 Mexico   0–3   China 21–25 22–25 21–25     64–75 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 19:45 Slovakia   2–3   China 25–20 25–23 19–25 20–25 13–15 102–108 P2 P3
19 Jun 22:55 Greece   3–0   Mexico 25–16 25–18 30–28     80–62 P2 P3
20 Jun 18:00 China   3–1   Mexico 25–11 25–23 18–25 25–15   93–74 P2 P3
20 Jun 21:14 Slovakia   2–3   Greece 25–14 25–17 16–25 19–25 10–15 95–96 P2 P3
21 Jun 18:00 Mexico   1–3   Slovakia 25–22 23–25 23–25 17–25   88–97 P2 P3
21 Jun 21:05 China   3–2   Greece 21–25 25–21 34–32 18–25 15–13 113–116 P2 P3

Pool HEdit

Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Egypt 5 1 16 17 5 3.400 518 447 1.159
2   Spain 5 1 14 16 7 2.286 531 488 1.088
3   Kazakhstan 1 5 3 7 17 0.412 495 561 0.882
4   Venezuela 1 5 3 6 17 0.353 492 540 0.911
Week 5Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
12 Jun 15:11 Spain   3–2   Egypt 22–25 25–21 25–27 25–22 15–9 112–104 P2 P3
12 Jun 18:35 Kazakhstan   3–2   Venezuela 25–22 31–33 25–23 28–30 15–9 124–117 P2 P3
13 Jun 15:10 Spain   3–1   Venezuela 25–16 21–25 25–22 25–23   96–86 P2 P3
13 Jun 18:40 Kazakhstan   0–3   Egypt 18–25 14–25 21–25     53–75 P2 P3
14 Jun 15:10 Venezuela   0–3   Egypt 22–25 22–25 17–25     61–75 P2 P3
14 Jun 18:40 Kazakhstan   1–3   Spain 25–22 19–25 19–25 16–25   79–97 P2 P3
Week 6Edit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jun 20:30 Spain   3–0   Venezuela 25–18 26–24 25–21     76–63 P2 P3
19 Jun 22:30 Egypt   3–1   Kazakhstan 25–19 25–16 20–25 25–23   95–83 P2 P3
20 Jun 20:30 Spain   3–0   Kazakhstan 25–23 25–18 25–21     75–62 P2 P3
20 Jun 22:30 Egypt   3–0   Venezuela 25–20 25–23 25–20     75–63 P2 P3
21 Jun 20:30 Kazakhstan   2–3   Venezuela 16–25 25–17 19–25 25–20 9–15 94–102 P2 P3
21 Jun 23:15 Egypt   3–1   Spain 25–14 25–18 19–25 25–18   94–75 P2 P3

Final roundEdit

Group 3Edit

Final four (Week 8)Edit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
4 July
 
 
  Montenegro3
 
5 July
 
  China1
 
  Montenegro2
 
4 July
 
  Egypt3
 
  Slovakia1
 
 
  Egypt3
 
3rd place match
 
 
5 July
 
 
  China2
 
 
  Slovakia3
SemifinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
4 Jul 17:30 Montenegro   3–1   China 25–21 25–21 22–25 25–15   97–82 P2 P3
4 Jul 20:30 Slovakia   1–3   Egypt 23–25 25–22 25–27 23–25   96–99 P2 P3
3rd place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jul 17:30 China   2–3   Slovakia 25–17 28–26 20–25 27–29 13–15 113–112 P2 P3
FinalEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Jul 20:30 Montenegro   2–3   Egypt 20–25 25–21 23–25 25–23 9–15 102–109 P2 P3

Group 2Edit

Final four (Week 9)Edit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
10 July
 
 
  Bulgaria3
 
11 July
 
  Belgium1
 
  Bulgaria0
 
10 July
 
  France3
 
  France3
 
 
  Argentina0
 
3rd place match
 
 
11 July
 
 
  Belgium2
 
 
  Argentina3
SemifinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Jul 17:40 Bulgaria   3–1   Belgium 23–25 25–14 25–18 25–20   98–77 P2 P3
10 Jul 20:40 France   3–0   Argentina 25–13 25–20 25–17     75–50 P2 P3
3rd place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
11 Jul 17:40 Belgium   2–3   Argentina 18–25 25–20 21–25 25–18 11–15 100–103 P2 P3
FinalEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
11 Jul 20:40 Bulgaria   0–3   France 16–25 20–25 21–25     57–75 P2 P3

Group 1Edit

Pool play (Week 10)Edit

Qualified for the Semifinals
Pool IEdit
Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States 1 1 3 4 4 1.000 197 191 1.031
2   France 1 1 3 4 4 1.000 197 197 1.000
3   Brazil 1 1 3 4 4 1.000 200 206 0.971
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
15 Jul 14:05 Brazil   1–3   France 29–27 21–25 29–31 19–25   98–108 P2 P3
16 Jul 14:05 Brazil   3–1   United States 28–26 22–25 25–22 27–25   102–98 P2 P3
17 Jul 14:05 United States   3–1   France 25–21 25–22 24–26 25–20   99–89 P2 P3
Pool JEdit
Rank Team Matches Pts Sets Points
W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Poland 1 1 4 5 4 1.250 204 190 1.074
2   Serbia 1 1 3 5 5 1.000 210 206 1.019
3   Italy 1 1 2 4 5 0.800 184 202 0.911
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
15 Jul 16:55 Serbia   2–3   Italy 23–25 25–14 23–25 25–20 9–15 105–99 P2 P3
16 Jul 17:00 Poland   3–1   Italy 25–15 27–25 20–25 25–20   97–85 P2 P3
17 Jul 16:45 Serbia   3–2   Poland 18–25 25–22 22–25 25–22 15–13 105–107 P2 P3

Final four (Week 10)Edit

 
SemifinalsFinal
 
      
 
18 July
 
 
  United States2
 
19 July
 
  Serbia3
 
  Serbia0
 
18 July
 
  France3
 
  France3
 
 
  Poland2
 
3rd place match
 
 
19 July
 
 
  United States3
 
 
  Poland0
SemifinalsEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
18 Jul 10:00 United States   2–3   Serbia 23–25 21–25 27–25 25–20 12–15 108–110 P2 P3
18 Jul 13:15 France   3–2   Poland 25–23 25–23 19–25 22–25 17–15 108–111 P2 P3
3rd place matchEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jul 09:10 United States   3–0   Poland 25–22 25–23 25–23     75–68 P2 P3
FinalEdit
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
19 Jul 11:30 Serbia   0–3   France 19–25 21–25 23–25     63–75 P2 P3

Final standingEdit

AwardsEdit

Prize moneyEdit

StatisticsEdit

The statistics of each group follows the vis reports P2 and P3. The statistics include 6 volleyball skills, serve, receive, set, spike, block, and dig. The table below shows the top 5 ranked players in each skill plus top scorers as of 6 July 2015.

Best scorersEdit

The best scorers determined by players who scored points from spike, block, and serve.

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name Points Name Points Name Points
1   Bartosz Kurek 207   Sam Deroo 207   Vojin Ćaćić 126
2   Thomas Edgar 196   Urpo Sivula 193   Badawy Mohamed Moneim 109
3   Ricardo Lucarelli 169   Rolando Cepeda 192   Kervin Piñerua 108
4   Shahram Mahmoudi 141   Kunihiro Shimizu 180   Marko Bojić 103
5   Mateusz Mika 139   Gert Van Walle 175   Ahmed Abdelhay 100

Best spikersEdit

The best spikers determined by players who successfully spike in percentage (%success).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name %succ Name %succ Name %succ
1   Ricardo Lucarelli 56.98   Antonin Rouzier 59.26   Mitar Tzourits 60.00
2   Shahram Mahmoudi 56.33   Earvin N'Gapeth 56.45   Rafail Koumentakis 57.84
3   Matthew Anderson 51.57   Song Myung-geun 53.41   Dai Qingyao 57.02
4   Wallace de Souza 51.47   Sam Deroo 53.31   Kadir Cin 53.68
5   Milad Ebadipour 50.91   Yuki Ishikawa 52.22   Kervin Piñerua 53.59

Best blockersEdit

The best scorers determined by players who had the most numbers of stuff block divided by numbers of sets which his team played (average stuff block/set).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name Avg/set Name Avg/set Name Avg/set
1   Mohammad Mousavi 0.65   Kévin Le Roux 0.65   Jorge Fernández Valcarcel 0.78
2   Nehemiah Mote 0.51   Viktor Yosifov 0.57   Miguel Angel Fornes 0.74
3   Simone Anzani 0.50   Teodor Todorov 0.56   Mannix Roman 0.65
4   Jacob Ross Guymer 0.49   Nicolas Le Goff 0.54   Anton Kuznetsov 0.63
5   Maxwell Holt 0.48   Pieter Verhees 0.53   Omar Agrebi 0.62

Best serversEdit

The best scorers determined by players who had the most numbers of ace serve divided by numbers of sets which his team played (average ace serve/set).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name Avg/set Name Avg/set Name Avg/set
1   Paul Sanderson 0.30   Nimir Abdel-Aziz 0.57   Daniel Rocamora Blazquez 0.52
2   Thomas Edgar 0.30   Olli-Pekka Ojansivu 0.41   Marko Bojić 0.52
3   Micah Christenson 0.26   Alexandre Ferreira 0.38   Zhang Zhejia 0.47
4   Emanuele Birarelli 0.25   Earvin N'Gapeth 0.37   Yuan Zhi 0.36
5   Srećko Lisinac 0.25   Urpo Sivula 0.33   Hossam Abdalla 0.35

Best settersEdit

The best scorers determined by players who had the most numbers of running set divided by numbers of sets which his team played (average running set/set).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name Avg/set Name Avg/set Name Avg/set
1   Dragan Travica 3.88   Hideomi Fukatsu 6.55   José Carrasco 9.43
2   Saeid Marouf 3.87   Benjamin Toniutti 6.07   Ángel Trinidad 8.43
3   Fabian Drzyzga 3.85   Ricardo Calvo 5.82   Kanat Gabdulin 6.17
4   Micah Christenson 3.85   Tyler Sanders 5.76   Abdallah Abdalsalam Abdallah Bekhit 4.80
5   Nikola Jovović 3.67   Demián González 4.68   Pedro Rangel 2.68

Best diggersEdit

The best scorers determined by players who had the most numbers of excellent dig divided by numbers of sets which his team played (average excellent dig/set).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name Avg/set Name Avg/set Name Avg/set
1   Paweł Zatorski 2.62   Lauri Kerminen 2.04   Francisco J. Ruiz 0.78
2   Michał Kubiak 1.77   Stijn Dejonckheere 1.45   Mohamed Moawad 0.74
3   Erik Shoji 1.76   Yonder Garcia 1.44   Sergio Noda Blanco 0.52
4   Luke Perry 1.58   Jenia Grebennikov 1.44   Francesc Llenas 0.52
5   Massimo Colaci 1.56   Ivo Casas 1.22   Badawy Mohamed Moneim 0.48

Best receiversEdit

The best scorers determined by numbers of excellent receive minus fault receive in percentage (%efficient).

Group 1 Group 2 Group 3
Rank Name %eff Name %eff Name %eff
1   Ivan Zaytsev 51.75   Earvin N'Gapeth 61.16   Jackson Rivera 62.01
2   Filippo Lanza 51.71   Jeong Min-su 56.63   Rafail Koumentakis 57.98
3   Erik Shoji 43.88   Nikolay Penchev 53.03   Dennis Del Valle 57.72
4   Paul Sanderson 43.27   Yonder Garcia 46.61   Baturalp Burak Gungor 57.02
5   Michał Kubiak 34.90   Kwak Seung-suk 46.38   Nuri Şahin 52.73

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio 2016 unveils test events schedule". IOC. 19 March 2015.
  2. ^ a b c d e "2015 World League expands to 32 teams as Groups 2 and 3 confirmed". FIVB. 31 October 2014.
  3. ^ "World League calendar for Groups 2 and 3 confirmed". FIVB. 25 November 2014.
  4. ^ "DVV-Männer 2015 nicht zur Weltliga – aber zu den European Games". VOLLEYBALL.DE. 25 November 2014.
  5. ^ "FIVB Volleyball World League 2015 formula confirmed". FIVB. 18 July 2014.

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