FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship

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Volleyball current event.svg 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship
Sport Volleyball
Founded1991
Inaugural season 1991
No. of teams8
Country FIVB members
Continent International (FIVB)
Most recent
champion(s)
Flag of Turkey.svg Vakıfbank SK (3rd title)
Most titles Flag of Turkey.svg Vakıfbank SK (3 titles)


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. [1]

International is an adjective meaning "between nations".

Volleyball ballgame and team sport in which two teams compete to ground the ball on their opponents side of the net

Volleyball is a popular team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since Tokyo 1964.

Fédération Internationale de Volleyball international governing body for the sport of indoor, beach and grass volleyball

The Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, commonly known by the acronym FIVB, is the international governing body for all forms of volleyball. Its headquarters are located in Lausanne, Switzerland and its current president is Brazilian Ary Graça.

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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 AVC Club Volleyball Championship is an international sports competition for club volleyball teams, currently held annually and organized by the Asian Volleyball Confederation, the Asian volleyball federation. From the year of 2004, the names of AVC Club Tournaments changed from "AVC Cup Men's/Women's Club Tournaments" to "Asian Men's/Women's Club Volleyball Championship". 2003 AVC Men's and Women's Club Tournaments were cancelled due to the outbreak of SARS.

Asian Volleyball Confederation

The Asian Volleyball Confederation, commonly known by the acronym AVC, is the governing body for the sports of indoor, beach and grass volleyball in Asia and Oceania. It has 65 member countries, mostly located on the Asia-Pacific Region, but excludes the six transcontinental countries with territory in both Europe and Asia – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia,Turkey and Cyprus,along Israel – which are instead members of CEV.

The Women's African Volleyball Clubs Championship is an international women's club volleyball competition organized by the African Volleyball Confederation. It is the most important continental women's club volleyball competition in Africa and was first contested in 1986, it was not held for few years during the 1990s, but tournaments have been held every year since 1997.

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. [2]

Vakıfbank S.K. Turkish womens volleyball club

Vakıfbank Sports Club is a Turkish volleyball club based in Istanbul, Turkey. Vakıfbank Sports Club, currently one of the best volleyball teams in the world, third times winner of the FIVB Volleyball Women's Club World Championship including this year and fourth times winner of the European Champions League including this year.

Minas Tênis Clube (womens volleyball) womens volleyball division of Minas Tênis

Minas Tênis Clube is a Brazilian women's volleyball team from Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. It is part of the multi sports Minas Tênis Clube. Currently it plays in the Brazilian Superleague and the Minas Gerais state league.

The 2018 FIVB Women's Club World Championship will be the 12th tournament. It will be held in Shaoxing, China from 4 to 9 December. Eight teams will compete in the tournament, including four wild cards.

Results summary

YearHostFinal3rd place matchTeams
ChampionsScoreRunners-up3rd placeScore4th place
1991
Details
Flag of Brazil.svg
São Paulo
Flag of Brazil.svg
Sadia São Paulo
3–? Flag of Brazil.svg
São Caetano
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Mladost Zagreb
3–? Flag of Italy.svg
Modena
8
1992
Details
Flag of Italy.svg
Jesi
Flag of Italy.svg
Teodora Ravenna
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Minas Tênis Clube
Flag of Russia (1991-1993).svg
Uralochka Yekaterinburg
3–2 Flag of Italy.svg
Brogliaccio Ancona
8
1994
Details
Flag of Brazil.svg
São Paulo
Flag of Brazil.svg
Leite Moça Sorocaba
3–? Flag of Italy.svg
Matera
Flag of Brazil.svg
Osasco
3–? Flag of Russia.svg
Uralochka Yekaterinburg
6
2010
Details
Flag of Qatar.svg
Doha
Flag of Turkey.svg
Fenerbahçe
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Osasco
Flag of Italy.svg
Bergamo
3–1 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
Mirador
6
2011
Details
Flag of Qatar.svg
Doha
Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Rabita Baku
3–0 Flag of Turkey.svg
Vakıfbank İstanbul
Flag of Brazil.svg
Osasco
3–0 Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
Mirador
6
2012
Details
Flag of Qatar.svg
Doha
Flag of Brazil.svg
Osasco
3–0 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Rabita Baku
Flag of Turkey.svg
Fenerbahçe
3–0 Flag of Puerto Rico.svg
Lancheras de Cataño
6
2013
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Zürich
Flag of Turkey.svg
Vakıfbank İstanbul
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Rio de Janeiro
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Guangdong Evergrande
3–1 Flag of Switzerland.svg
Voléro Zürich
6
2014
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Zürich
Flag of Russia.svg
Dinamo Kazan
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Osasco
Flag of Brazil.svg
SESI São Paulo
3–2 Flag of Switzerland.svg
Voléro Zürich
6
2015
Details
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Zürich
Flag of Turkey.svg
Eczacıbaşı VitrA
3–1 Flag of Russia.svg
Dinamo Krasnodar
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Voléro Zürich
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Rio de Janeiro
6
2016
Details
Flag of the Philippines.svg
Pasay
Flag of Turkey.svg
Eczacıbaşı VitrA
3–2 Flag of Italy.svg
Casalmaggiore
Flag of Turkey.svg
Vakıfbank İstanbul
3–1 Flag of Switzerland.svg
Voléro Zürich
8
2017
Details
Flag of Japan.svg
Kobe
Flag of Turkey.svg
Vakıfbank İstanbul
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Rio de Janeiro
Flag of Switzerland.svg
Voléro Zürich
3–2 Flag of Turkey.svg
Eczacıbaşı VitrA
8
2018
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Shaoxing
Flag of Turkey.svg
Vakıfbank İstanbul
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Minas Tênis Clube
Flag of Turkey.svg
Eczacıbaşı VitrA
3–0 Flag of Brazil.svg
Praia Clube
8
2019
Details
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg
Ningbo
8

Results by confederation

ConfederationWinnerSecondThirdFourth
CEV 9587
CSV 3732
AVC 1
NORCECA 3
CAVB
Total12121212
Table current through 2018.

Medals summary

Medal table by club

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 Flag of Turkey.svg Vakıfbank İstanbul 3115
2 Flag of Turkey.svg Eczacıbaşı VitrA 2013
3 Flag of Brazil.svg Osasco 1225
4 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Rabita Baku 1102
5 Flag of Turkey.svg Fenerbahçe 1012
6 Flag of Russia.svg Dinamo Kazan 1001
Flag of Brazil.svg Leite Moça Sorocaba 1001
Flag of Brazil.svg Sadia São Paulo 1001
Flag of Italy.svg Teodora Ravenna 1001
10 Flag of Brazil.svg Minas Tênis Clube 0202
Flag of Brazil.svg Rio de Janeiro 0202
12 Flag of Italy.svg Casalmaggiore 0101
Flag of Russia.svg Dinamo Krasnodar 0101
Flag of Italy.svg Matera 0101
Flag of Brazil.svg São Caetano 0101
16 Flag of Switzerland.svg Voléro Zürich 0022
17 Flag of Italy.svg Bergamo 0011
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg Guangdong Evergrande 0011
Flag of Serbia.svg Mladost Zagreb [upper-alpha 1] 0011
Flag of Brazil.svg SESI São Paulo 0011
Flag of Russia.svg Uralochka Yekaterinburg 0011
Totals (21 nations)12121236

Medal table by country

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Turkey.svg  Turkey 61310
2Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 37313
3Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 1214
4Flag of Russia.svg  Russia 1113
5Flag of Azerbaijan.svg  Azerbaijan 1102
6Flag of Switzerland.svg   Switzerland 0022
7Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China 0011
Flag of Croatia.svg  Croatia 0011
Totals (8 nations)12121236

MVP by edition

Ana Margarida "Ida" Vieira Álvares is a retired volleyball player from Brazil. She competed in three Summer Olympics for Brazil women's national volleyball team, winning the bronze medal in their last, the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ana Flavia Sanglard was a Brazilian female volleyball player.

Ana Moser Brazilian volleyball player

Ana Beatriz Moser is a Brazilian former volleyball player, who played as an outside hitter.

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Notes

  1. FIVB considers Serbia (Since 2007) as the inheritor of the records of Yugoslavia (1948-1991), Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1992-2002) and Serbia and Montenegro (2003-2006).

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