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Asian Women's Volleyball Championship

The Asian Women's Volleyball Championship is an international volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continent governing body. The initial gap between championships was four years, but since 1987 they have been awarded every two years. The current champion is Japan, which won its fifth title at the 2019 tournament.

Asian Women's Volleyball Championship
Upcoming season or competition:
Current sports event 2021 Asian Women's Volleyball Championship
SportVolleyball
Founded1975
Inaugural season1975
No. of teams16 (Finals)
ContinentAsia and Oceania (AVC)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Japan (5th title)
Most titles China (13 titles)
TV partner(s)SMMTV
Official websiteAsian Volleyball Confederation

The 20 Asian Championship tournaments have been won by three different national teams. China have won thirteen times. The other Asian Championship winners are Japan, with four titles; and Thailand with two titles.

The 2019 Asian Championship took place in Seoul, South Korea. The next Asian Championship will be 2021.

Results summaryEdit

Year Host Final Third place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1975
Details
 
Melbourne
 
Japan
Round-robin  
South Korea
 
China
Round-robin  
Australia
5
1979
Details
 
Hong Kong
 
China
Round-robin  
Japan
 
South Korea
Round-robin  
Australia
7
1983
Details
 
Fukuoka
 
Japan
Round-robin  
China
 
South Korea
Round-robin  
Chinese Taipei
9
1987
Details
 
Shanghai
 
China
3–0  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–0  
New Zealand
11
1989
Details
 
Hong Kong
 
China
3–0  
South Korea
 
Japan
3–1  
Chinese Taipei
10
1991
Details
 
Bangkok
 
China
3–0  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–?  
North Korea
14
1993
Details
 
Shanghai
 
China
3–0  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–1  
Chinese Taipei
14
1995
Details
 
Chiang Mai
 
China
Round-robin  
South Korea
 
Japan
Round-robin  
Chinese Taipei
9
1997
Details
 
Manila
 
China
Round-robin  
South Korea
 
Japan
Round-robin  
Chinese Taipei
9
1999
Details
 
Hong Kong
 
China
Round-robin  
South Korea
 
Japan
Round-robin  
Thailand
9
2001
Details
 
Nakhon Ratchasima
 
China
3–0  
South Korea
 
Thailand
3–2  
Japan
9
2003
Details
 
Ho Chi Minh City
 
China
3–0  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–1  
Thailand
10
2005
Details
 
Taicang
 
China
3–0  
Kazakhstan
 
Japan
3–0  
South Korea
12
2007
Details
 
Nakhon Ratchasima
 
Japan
Round-robin  
China
 
Thailand
Round-robin  
South Korea
13
2009
Details
 
Hanoi
 
Thailand
3–1  
China
 
Japan
3–0  
South Korea
14
2011
Details
 
Taipei
 
China
3–1  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–2  
Thailand
14
2013
Details
 
Nakhon Ratchasima
 
Thailand
3–0  
Japan
 
South Korea
3–2  
China
16
2015
Details
 
Tianjin
 
China
3–0  
South Korea
 
Thailand
3–0  
Chinese Taipei
14
2017
Details
 
Biñan
 
Japan
3–2  
Thailand
 
South Korea
3–0  
China
14
2019
Details
 
Seoul
 
Japan
3–1  
Thailand
 
South Korea
3–0  
China
13

Teams reaching the top fourEdit

Team Winners Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
  China 13 (1979, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2011, 2015) 3 (1983, 2007, 2009) 1 (1975) 3 (2013, 2017, 2019)
  Japan 5 (1975, 1983, 2007, 2017, 2019) 7 (1979, 1987, 1991, 1993, 2003, 2011, 2013) 6 (1989, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2005, 2009) 1 (2001)
  Thailand 2 (2009, 2013) 2 (2017, 2019) 3 (2001, 2007, 2015) 3 (1999, 2003, 2011)
  South Korea 7 (1975, 1989, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2015) 10 (1979, 1983, 1987, 1991, 1993, 2003, 2011, 2013, 2017, 2019) 3 (2005, 2007, 2009)
  Kazakhstan 1 (2005)
  Chinese Taipei 6 (1983, 1989, 1993, 1995, 1997, 2015)
  Australia 2 (1975, 1979)
  New Zealand 1 (1987)
  North Korea 1 (1991)

Champions by regionEdit

Federation (Region) Champion(s) Number
EAZVA (East Asia) China (13), Japan (5) 18 titles
SEAZVA (Southeast Asia) Thailand (2) 2 titles

HostsEdit

Times Hosted Nations Year(s)
5   Thailand 1991, 1995, 2001, 2007, 2013
4   China 1987, 1993, 2005, 2015
3   Hong Kong 1979, 1989, 1999
2   Philippines 1997, 2017
  Vietnam 2003, 2009
1   Australia 1975
  Japan 1983
  Chinese Taipei 2011
  South Korea 2019

Medal summaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  China133117
2  Japan57618
3  Thailand2237
4  South Korea071017
5  Kazakhstan0101
Totals (5 nations)20202060

Participating nationsEdit

Nation  
1975
 
1979
 
1983
 
1987
 
1989
 
1991
 
1993
 
1995
 
1997
 
1999
 
2001
 
2003
 
2005
 
2007
 
2009
 
2011
 
2013
 
2015
 
2017
 
2019
Years
  Australia 4th 4th 7th 7th 7th 6th 10th 6th 7th 6th 6th 9th 10th 8th 9th 10th 9th 9th 10th 9th 20
  China 3rd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 4th 1st 4th 4th 20
  Chinese Taipei 4th 4th 5th 4th 4th 4th 5th 5th 5th 5th 6th 6th 5th 7th 4th 6th 6th 17
  Hong Kong 6th 8th 10th 8th 11th 12th 9th 9th 8th 12th 10th 13th 13th 11th 11th 15
  India 7th 14th 11th 11th 11th 11th 10th 10th 8
  Indonesia 5th 6th 6th 9th 9th 8th 9th 13th 13th 10th 8th 11
  Iran 12th 8th 8th 8th 8th 9th 7th 7
  Japan 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 4th 2nd 3rd 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 6th 1st 1st 20
  Kazakhstan 5th 9th 7th 2nd 5th 5th 9th 5th 7th 7th 5th 11
  Macau 11th 10th 2
  Malaysia 9th 1
  Maldives 14th 1
  Mongolia 14th 11th 2
  Myanmar 16th 1
  New Zealand 5th 9th 4th 10th 11th 7th 8th 10th 11th 12th 12th 11
  North Korea 5th 4th 9th 7th 6th 5
  Philippines 5th 13th 13th 8th 8th 8th 9th 12th 12th 8th 10
  Singapore 8th 1
  South Korea 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 4th 4th 4th 3rd 3rd 2nd 3rd 3rd 20
  Sri Lanka 12th 14th 9th 10th 14th 12th 15th 14th 13th 13th 10
  Thailand 5th 6th 7th 7th 5th 5th 4th 3rd 4th 6th 3rd 1st 4th 1st 3rd 2nd 2nd 17
  Turkmenistan 14th 1
  Uzbekistan 6th 6th 7th 13th 12th 5
  Vietnam 8th 7th 6th 8th 7th 7th 7th 6th 5th 5th 10
Total 5 7 9 11 10 14 14 9 9 9 9 10 12 13 14 14 16 14 14 13 20th

Debut of teamsEdit

AwardsEdit

Former awardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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