FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship

The FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship was the world championship of volleyball for male players under the age of 23 organized by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB).

FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship
SportVolleyball
Founded2013
Ceased2019
No. of teams12
ContinentInternational (FIVB)
Last
champion(s)
 Argentina (1st title)
Most titles Argentina
 Brazil
 Russia
(1 title each)

The first edition was staged in 2013 in Uberlândia, Brazil and tournaments were played every two years until 2017.[1] The last tournament was hosted by Egypt in Cairo and won by Argentina. After not announcing a host for the 2019 edition, FIVB declared that "As per decision of May 2019 FIVB Board of Administration, the U23 WCH has been abolished."[2]

A corresponding tournament for female players was the FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship.

Results summaryEdit

Year Host Final 3rd place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up 3rd place Score 4th place
2013
Details
 
Uberlândia
 
Brazil
3–2  
Serbia
 
Russia
3–1  
Bulgaria
12
2015
Details
 
Dubai
 
Russia
3–1  
Turkey
 
Italy
3–1  
Cuba
12
2017
Details
 
Cairo
 
Argentina
4–2  
Russia
 
Cuba
4–1  
Brazil
12

Medals summaryEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Russia1113
2  Argentina1001
  Brazil1001
4  Serbia0101
  Turkey0101
6  Cuba0011
  Italy0011
Totals (7 nations)3339

AppearanceEdit

Team  
2013
(12)
 
2015
(12)
 
2017
(12)
Total
  Algeria 11th 1
  Argentina 7th 6th 1st 3
  Australia 10th 1
  Brazil 1st 5th 4th 3
  Bulgaria 4th 1
  China 8th 1
  Cuba 4th 3rd 2
  Dominican Republic 12th 1
  Egypt 9th 9th 5th 3
  Iran 5th 7th 7th 3
  Italy 3rd 1
  Japan 6th 1
  Mexico 11th 11th 11th 3
  Poland 9th 1
  Russia 3rd 1st 2nd 3
  Serbia 2nd 1
  South Korea 8th 1
  Tunisia 8th 9th 2
  Turkey 2nd 9th 2
  United Arab Emirates 11th 1
  Venezuela 6th 1
Legend
  • 1st – Champions
  • 2nd – Runners-up
  • 3rd – Third place
  • 4th – Fourth place
  •  •  – Did not enter / Did not qualify
  •    – Hosts

MVP by editionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inaugural U23 Volleyball World Champs 50 days away". Lausanne, Switzerland: FIVB. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013.
  2. ^ "Expression of Interest and Organisational Conditions for Future Organisers" (PDF). FIVB. 4 February 2020. p. 1.