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FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship

The FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship, called the FIVB Volleyball Men's Junior World Championship between 2007 and 2011, is the world championship of volleyball for male players under the age of 21 organized by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship

2019 FIVB Volleyball Men's U21 World Championship
SportVolleyball
Founded1977
No. of teams16
ContinentInternational (FIVB)
Most recent
champion(s)
 Iran (1st title)
Most titles Russia (10 titles)

The first edition was staged in 1977 in Brazil and tournaments have been played every four years for the first three editions and every two years since then. The most recent tournament was hosted by Bahrain in the city of Manama and won by Iran.

Russia is the most successful nation in the tournament's history, with ten titles and two runners-up. Brazil is the second most successful with four titles and six runners-up.

A corresponding tournament for female players is the FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship.

Results summaryEdit

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
1977
Details
 
Brazil
 
Soviet Union
Round-robin  
China
 
Brazil
Round-robin  
Mexico
16
1981
Details
 
Denver
 
Soviet Union
3–0  
Brazil
 
South Korea
3–1  
China
16
1985
Details
 
Italy
 
Soviet Union
3–1  
Italy
 
Cuba
3–0  
South Korea
16
1987
Details
 
Manama
 
South Korea
3–2  
Cuba
 
Soviet Union
3–1  
West Germany
16
1989
Details
 
Athens
 
Soviet Union
3–1  
Japan
 
Brazil
3–0  
Bulgaria
16
1991
Details
 
Cairo
 
Bulgaria
3–0  
Italy
 
Soviet Union
3–0  
Brazil
16
1993
Details
 
Rosario / Santa Fe
 
Brazil
3–1  
Italy
 
Czechoslovakia
3–2  
Argentina
16
1995
Details
 
Johor Bahru / Kuala Lumpur
 
Russia
3–2  
Brazil
 
Italy
3–1  
Finland
15
1997
Details
 
Manama
 
Poland
3–1  
Brazil
 
Russia
3–1  
Venezuela
16
1999
Details
 
Sisaket / Ubon Ratchathani
 
Russia
3–1  
France
 
Brazil
3–0  
Venezuela
16
2001
Details
 
Wrocław
 
Brazil
3–0  
Russia
 
Venezuela
3–0  
Italy
16
2003
Details
 
Tehran
 
Poland
3–2  
Brazil
 
Bulgaria
3–0  
South Korea
16
2005
Details
 
Visakhapatnam
 
Russia
3–0  
Brazil
 
Cuba
3–0  
Netherlands
12
2007
Details
 
Casablanca / Rabat
 
Brazil
3–0  
Russia
 
Iran
3–1  
Italy
12
2009
Details
 
Pune
 
Brazil
3–2  
Cuba
 
Argentina
3–0  
India
16
2011
Details
 
Rio de Janeiro / Niterói
 
Russia
3–2  
Argentina
 
Serbia
3–1  
United States
16
2013
Details
 
Ankara / Izmir
 
Russia
3–0  
Brazil
 
Italy
3–1  
France
20
2015
Details
 
Tijuana / Mexicali
 
Russia
3–2  
Argentina
 
China
3–1  
Brazil
16
2017
Details
 
Brno / Ceské Budejovice
 
Poland
3–0  
Cuba
 
Russia
3–0  
Brazil
16
2019
Details
 
Riffa
 
Iran
3–2  
Italy
 
Brazil
3–0  
Russia
16

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia[A]102416
2  Brazil46414
3  Poland3003
4  Bulgaria1012
  Iran1012
  South Korea1012
7  Italy0426
8  Cuba0325
9  Argentina0213
10  China0112
11  France0101
  Japan0101
13  Czech Republic[B]0011
  Serbia0011
  Venezuela0011
Totals (15 nations)20202060
Notes
  1. ^ FIVB considers Russia (Since 1993) as the inheritor of the records of Soviet Union (1948-1991) and CIS (1992).[citation needed]
  2. ^ FIVB considers Czech Republic (Since 1994) as the inheritor of the records of Czechoslovakia (1948-1993).[citation needed]

AppearanceEdit

Team  
1977
(16)
 
1981
(16)
 
1985
(16)
 
1987
(16)
 
1989
(16)
 
1991
(16)
 
1993
(16)
 
1995
(15)
 
1997
(16)
 
1999
(16)
 
2001
(16)
 
2003
(16)
 
2005
(12)
 
2007
(12)
 
2009
(16)
 
2011
(16)
 
2013
(20)
 
2015
(16)
 
2017
(16)
 
2019
(16)
Total
  Algeria 14th 12th 13th 3
  Argentina 9th 5th 11th 7th 10th 11th 4th 8th 5th 3rd 2nd 7th 2nd 7th 5th 15
  Bahrain 8th 16th 9th 8th 4
  Belarus Part of   Soviet Union 15th 1
  Belgium 6th 9th 2
  Brazil 3rd 2nd 6th 6th 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 2nd 3rd 1st 2nd 2nd 1st 1st 5th 2nd 4th 4th 3rd 20
  Bulgaria 5th 5th 4th 1st 9th 3rd 6th 13th 8
  Canada 10th 13th 12th 5th 9th 12th 11th 12th 8th 8th 12th 11
  Chile 14th 12th 2
  China 2nd 4th 7th 9th 8th 9th 9th 9th 9th 13th 13th 11th 15th 3rd 6th 6th 16
  Chinese Taipei 14th 13th 13th 13th 4
  Colombia 8th 1
  Cuba 6th 3rd 2nd 5th 8th 11th 5th 3rd 8th 2nd 13th 2nd 10th 13
  Czech Republic See   Czechoslovakia 15th 9th 2
  Dominican Republic 13th 1
  Egypt 15th 16th 13th 12th 9th 10th 13th 15th 14th 15th 12th 13th 12
  Estonia Part of   Soviet Union 13th 17th 2
  Finland 4th 1
  France 9th 2nd 7th 10th 4th 10th 6
  Germany See   West Germany 13th 13th 5th 8th 9th 10th 6
  Greece 11th 6th 5th 13th 16th 5
  Haiti 16th 1
  India 11th 9th 9th 9th 4th 8th 8th 7
  Indonesia 15th 1
  Iran 9th 9th 8th 6th 5th 3rd 7th 6th 5th 12th 5th 1st 12
  Italy 2nd 9th 2nd 2nd 3rd 6th 6th 4th 13th 4th 3rd 5th 9th 2nd 14
  Japan 6th 9th 10th 10th 2nd 5th 7th 9th 11th 12th 10th 14th 13th 13
  Latvia Part of   Soviet Union 8th 1
  Malaysia 13th 1
  Mexico 4th 12th 14th 13th 13th 16th 16th 7
  Morocco 13th 9th 12th 18th 16th 15th 6
  Netherlands 8th 6th 4th 3
  Nigeria 13th 1
  Paraguay 14th 1
  Peru 15th 16th 2
  Poland 7th 8th 1st 9th 9th 1st 9th 9th 1st 11th 10
  Puerto Rico 14th 13th 9th 16th 16th 5
  Russia See   Soviet Union 5th 1st 3rd 1st 2nd 5th 1st 2nd 5th 1st 1st 1st 3rd 4th 14
  Rwanda 20th 1
  Saudi Arabia 13th 16th 13th 15th 9th 5
  Serbia See   Yugoslavia See   Serbia and Montenegro 3rd 9th 2
  Slovakia See   Czechoslovakia 9th 9th 2
  Slovenia See   Yugoslavia 9th 7th 2
  South Korea 5th 3rd 4th 1st 11th 6th 5th 9th 7th 6th 4th 6th 7th 13
  Spain 11th 10th 13th 13th 7th 7th 6
  Thailand 9th 1
  Tunisia 15th 15th 11th 13th 9th 13th 13th 9th 14th 14th 13th 14th 12
  Turkey 6th 6th 10th 3
  United States 7th 7th 8th 7th 8th 4th 11th 11th 14th 9
  Ukraine Part of   Soviet Union 9th 13th 11th 3
  Venezuela 11th 16th 7th 9th 4th 4th 3rd 13th 19th 9
Discontinued nations
  Czechoslovakia 7th 3rd See   Czech Republic 2
  Serbia and Montenegro See   Yugoslavia 7th 7th 7th See   Serbia 3
  Soviet Union 1st 1st 1st 3rd 1st 3rd See   Russia 6
  West Germany 8th 4th See   Germany 2
  Yugoslavia 10th See   Serbia and Montenegro See   Serbia 1
Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  •  •  – Did not enter / Did not qualify
  •    – Hosts
  • Q – Qualified for forthcoming tournament

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