FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship
The FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship is an international women's club volleyball competition organised by the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB), the sport's global governing body. The competition was first contested in 1991 in Brazil. It was not held between 1995 and 2009, but since 2010, the competition has been held every year, and has been hosted by Qatar, Switzerland, the Philippines and Japan. FIVB has announced that the following two editions of the competition (2018 and 2019) will be held in Zhejiang Province of China.
|Current season, competition or edition:|
2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship
|No. of teams||8|
|Vakıfbank SK (3rd title)|
|Most titles||Vakıfbank SK (3 titles)|
The current format of the tournament involves eight teams competing for the title at venues within the host nation over a period of about one week; the winners of that year's AVC Club Volleyball Championship (Asia), African Clubs Championship (Africa), Women's South American Volleyball Club Championship (South America) and CEV Women's Champions League (Europe), along with the host city's team and a nominated team from North America. The number of teams is increased through wild card invitees.
The current champions are Turkey's Vakıfbank İstanbul, who defeated Brazil's Minas Tênis Clube 3–0 in the final of the 2018 edition, to win their third title in the competition. Turkish teams have been the most successful, with six titles in total.
Results by confederationEdit
- Table current through 2018.
Medal table by clubEdit
|Leite Moça Sorocaba||1||0||0||1|
|Sadia São Paulo||1||0||0||1|
|10||Minas Tênis Clube||0||2||0||2|
|Rio de Janeiro||0||2||0||2|
|SESI São Paulo||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (21 nations)||12||12||12||36|
Medal table by countryEdit
|Totals (8 nations)||12||12||12||36|
- 1991 – Ida Alvares (Sadia São Paulo)
- 1992 – Ana Flávia Sanglard (Minas Tênis Clube)
- 1994 – Ana Moser (Leite Moça Sorocaba)
- 2010 – Katarzyna Skowrońska-Dolata (Fenerbahçe)
- 2011 – Nataša Osmokrović (Rabita Baku)
- 2012 – Sheilla Castro (Osasco)
- 2013 – Jovana Brakočević (Vakıfbank İstanbul)
- 2014 – Yekaterina Gamova (Dinamo Kazan)
- 2015 – Jordan Larson (Eczacıbaşı VitrA)
- 2016 – Tijana Bošković (Eczacıbaşı VitrA)
- 2017 – Zhu Ting (Vakıfbank İstanbul)
- 2018 – Zhu Ting (Vakıfbank İstanbul)
- "China announced as host for the next two editions of the FIVB Women's Club World Championship". FIVB.org. 20 December 2017. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
- "Zhu leads VakifBank in sweep of Minas for second straight Club Worlds title". FIVB.org. 9 December 2018. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
- "MVP Bošković leads dream team of Club Worlds in Manila". FIVB.org. 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
- "Zhu Ting spearheads Kobe 2017 Dream Team". FIVB.org. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.