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1997 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup

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1997 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup

1997 Men's World Grand Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates November 15–24
Teams 6
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions Brazil (1st title)
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The 1997 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Grand Champions Cup was held in Japan from November 15 to November 24, 1997.

Teams

Team Qualified as
Japan Hosts
China 1997 Asian Champions
Netherlands 1997 European Champions
Cuba 1997 NORCECA Champions
Brazil 1997 South American Champions
Australia Wild Card

Squads

Competition formula

The competition formula of the 1997 Men's World Grand Champions Cup is the single Round-Robin system. Each team plays once against each of the 5 remaining teams. Points are accumulated during the whole tournament, and the final standing is determined by the total points gained.

Venues

Results

Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1 Brazil 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 267 175 1.526
2 Netherlands 8 3 2 12 9 1.333 289 287 1.007
3 Cuba 8 3 2 11 9 1.222 253 219 1.155
4 China 8 3 2 9 10 0.900 233 248 0.940
5 Japan 6 1 4 8 12 0.667 251 263 0.954
6 Australia 5 0 5 3 15 0.200 172 273 0.630

Osaka round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
15 Nov 13:00 3–0 Australia 15–4 15–10 15–3     45–17
15 Nov 15:00 3–1 Netherlands 15–13 15–10 12–15 15–5   57–43
15 Nov 17:00 1–3 Brazil 15–13 10–15 4–15 9–15   38–58
17 Nov 14:00 3–0 Australia 15–2 15–11 15–3     45–16
17 Nov 16:00 3–0 China 15–12 15–11 15–3     45–26
17 Nov 18:30 3–2 Japan 15–9 22–24 16–14 11–15 15–9 79–71

Hiroshima round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
19 Nov 14:00 0–3 Brazil 5–15 12–15 10–15     27–45
19 Nov 16:00 0–3 Netherlands 24–26 12–15 5–15     41–56
19 Nov 18:30 2–3 Cuba 15–7 4–15 15–13 6–15 11–15 51–65

Tokyo round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
22 Nov 13:00 3–1 Japan 8–15 15–13 15–12 15–11   53–51
22 Nov 15:00 3–2 Netherlands 15–9 15–12 13–15 12–15 15–10 70–61
22 Nov 17:00 3–1 Australia 15–3 12–15 15–4 15–12   57–34
24 Nov 12:30 2–3 China 12–15 9–15 15–13 15–12 13–15 64–70
24 Nov 15:00 0–3 Brazil 5–15 11–15 17–19     33–49
24 Nov 17:00 3–1 Cuba 15–11 16–14 4–15 15–8   50–48

Final standing

Awards

External links

  • Results
  • Official Website
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