Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's European qualification

The European qualification for the 2000 Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was held from 12 June 1999 to 9 January 2000.

Pre–elimination roundEdit

  • Dates: 12–19 June 1999
  • All times are local.
  • In case of an aggregate set tie, teams compare an aggregate point to determine the winner.
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Latvia   6–2   Bosnia and Herzegovina 3–0 3–2
Israel   2–6   Hungary 1–3 1–3
Germany   5–4   Denmark 3–1 2–3
Ukraine   W/O   Sweden

First legEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
12 Jun 18:30 Latvia   3–0   Bosnia and Herzegovina 25–21 25–19 25–17     75–57
13 Jun 19:00 Germany   3–1   Denmark 25–17 23–25 25–20 25–19   98–81
13 Jun 20:00 Israel   1–3   Hungary 17–25 25–20 22–25 21–25   85–95

Second legEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
13 Jun 18:30 Latvia   3–2   Bosnia and Herzegovina 25–21 20–25 25–17 20–25 15–10 105–98
14 Jun 20:00 Germany   2–3   Denmark 25–19 25–22 23–25 21–25 9–15 103–106
19 Jun 18:00 Hungary   3–1   Israel 25–16 19–25 25–21 25–16   94–78

Elimination roundEdit

  • Dates: 3–12 September 1999
  • All times are local.
  • In case of an aggregate set tie, teams compare an aggregate point to determine the winner.
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Turkey   4–41   Germany 3–1 1–3
Finland   3–4   Spain 3–1 0–3
Slovakia   3–32   Ukraine 0–3 3–0

1 Germany won 181–175 on the aggregate point.
2 Slovakia won 135–134 on the aggregate point.

First legEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
3 Sep 18:00 Slovakia   0–3   Ukraine 22–25 17–25 21–25     60–75
4 Sep 16:00 Turkey   3–1   Germany 22–25 25–15 25–20 25–23   97–83
5 Sep 18:00 Finland   3–1   Spain 20–25 25–22 25–17 25–15   95–79

Second legEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
4 Sep 18:00 Slovakia   3–0   Ukraine 25–17 25–21 25–21     75–59
12 Sep 13:00 Spain   3–0   Finland 25–23 25–20 25–20     75–63
12 Sep 15:00 Germany   3–1   Turkey 25–14 23–25 25–17 25–22   98–78

Pre–qualification tournamentEdit

Qualified for the Qualification tournament
Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Latvia 8 4 0 12 6 2.000 405 383 1.057
2   Hungary 6 2 2 9 8 1.125 402 397 1.013
3   Germany 6 2 2 9 9 1.000 397 398 0.997
4   Belgium 5 1 3 8 11 0.727 420 429 0.979
5   Slovakia 5 1 3 7 11 0.636 402 419 0.959
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
17 Nov 17:30 Germany   1–3   Latvia 25–23 16–25 21–25 16–25   78–98
17 Nov 20:00 Belgium   1–3   Hungary 30–28 22–25 24–26 20–25   96–104
18 Nov 17:30 Hungary   2–3   Latvia 25–19 29–31 20–25 25–20 8–15 107–110
18 Nov 20:00 Slovakia   3–2   Belgium 25–19 21–25 33–35 25–22 15–10 119–111
19 Nov 17:30 Latvia   3–1   Slovakia 25–23 25–22 21–25 27–25   98–95
19 Nov 20:00 Germany   3–1   Hungary 25–18 26–28 25–23 25–23   101–92
20 Nov 15:00 Belgium   2–3   Latvia 20–25 22–25 25–17 25–17 11–15 103–99
20 Nov 17:30 Slovakia   2–3   Germany 16–25 26–24 25–22 18–25 13–15 98–111
21 Nov 12:00 Hungary   3–1   Slovakia 25–22 24–26 25–19 25–23   99–90
21 Nov 14:30 Germany   2–3   Belgium 19–25 22–25 25–21 25–21 16–18 107–110

Qualification tournamentEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Final
Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   FR Yugoslavia 10 5 0 15 2 7.500 418 336 1.244
2   Bulgaria 8 3 2 11 8 1.375 437 443 0.986
3   Netherlands 8 3 2 10 8 1.250 410 389 1.054
4   Poland 8 3 2 11 10 1.100 492 471 1.045
5   Czech Republic 6 1 4 4 14 0.286 381 432 0.882
6   Latvia 5 0 5 6 15 0.400 429 496 0.865
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
3 Jan 15:15 Poland   3–2   Latvia 23–25 25–19 29–31 25–18 15–11 117–104
3 Jan 17:45 Bulgaria   1–3   FR Yugoslavia 18–25 19–25 25–19 16–25   78–94
3 Jan 20:15 Czech Republic   0–3   Netherlands 17–25 21–25 22–25     60–75
4 Jan 15:15 Poland   1–3   Bulgaria 25–23 21–25 20–25 32–34   98–107
4 Jan 17:45 FR Yugoslavia   3–0   Czech Republic 29–27 25–20 25–15     79–62
4 Jan 20:30 Latvia   1–3   Netherlands 20–25 19–25 25–22 14–25   78–97
5 Jan 15:15 Czech Republic   1–3   Poland 19–25 20–25 25–20 19–25   83–95
5 Jan 17:45 Bulgaria   3–1   Latvia 25–22 17–25 25–18 27–25   94–90
5 Jan 20:30 Netherlands   0–3   FR Yugoslavia 20–25 20–25 18–25     58–75
7 Jan 15:15 Bulgaria   3–0   Czech Republic 25–19 25–23 25–21     75–63
7 Jan 17:45 Latvia   0–3   FR Yugoslavia 11–25 23–25 15–25     49–75
7 Jan 20:15 Poland   3–1   Netherlands 18–25 25–19 25–20 25–18   93–82
8 Jan 11:30 Czech Republic   3–2   Latvia 28–26 25–23 24–26 21–25 15–8 113–108
8 Jan 14:15 FR Yugoslavia   3–1   Poland 25–19 25–20 18–25 27–25   95–89
8 Jan 17:15 Netherlands   3–1   Bulgaria 25–21 23–25 25–17 25–20   98–83

FinalEdit

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
9 Jan 15:00 FR Yugoslavia   3–0   Bulgaria 25–22 25–13 25–16     75–51

Final standingEdit

Rank Team
1   FR Yugoslavia
2   Bulgaria
3   Netherlands
4   Poland
5   Czech Republic
6   Latvia
Qualified for the 2000 Summer Olympics

External linksEdit