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1997 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Grand Champions Cup

1997 World Grand Champions Cup
Tournament details
Host nation Japan
Dates November 14–23
Teams 6
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions Russia (1st title)
MVP Yevgeniya Artamonova
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The Second Volleyball World Grand Champions Cup women's volleyball was held in Japan at 14 to 23 November 1997.

Teams

Team Qualified as
Japan Host Nation
China 1997 Asian Champions
Cuba 1997 NORCECA Champions
Brazil 1997 South American Champions
Russia 1997 European Champions
South Korea Wild Card

Squads

Competition formula

The competition formula of the 1997 Women'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 Russia 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 266 165 1.612
2 Cuba 9 4 1 13 6 2.167 253 213 1.188
3 Brazil 8 3 2 12 6 2.000 235 183 1.284
4 China 7 2 3 8 10 0.800 191 218 0.876
5 Japan 6 1 4 4 13 0.308 191 248 0.770
6 South Korea 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 130 239 0.544

Osaka round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
14 Nov 13:00 1–3 Cuba 13–15 8–15 15–12 9–15   45–57
14 Nov 15:00 3–0 China 15–5 15–7 15–3     45–15
14 Nov 18:15 3–1 South Korea 15–12 15–7 13–15 15–10   58–44
16 Nov 12:30 0–3 Brazil 14–16 4–15 3–15     21–46
16 Nov 14:30 3–0 Japan 15–3 15–7 27–25     57–35
16 Nov 16:30 2–3 Cuba 15–9 15–11 7–15 8–15 10–15 55–65

Hiroshima round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
18 Nov 14:00 3–0 South Korea 15–8 15–10 15–2     45–20
18 Nov 16:00 2–3 Russia 15–7 7–15 15–9 7–15 10–15 54–61
18 Nov 18:30 1–3 China 4–15 15–10 13–15 8–15   40–55

Tokyo round

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Nov 14:00 3–1 Cuba 15–9 13–15 15–6 15–9   58–39
21 Nov 16:00 3–0 South Korea 15–6 15–12 15–5     45–23
21 Nov 18:30 0–3 Brazil 13–15 1–15 9–15     23–45
23 Nov 13:00 3–0 Japan 15–7 15–13 17–15     47–35
23 Nov 15:00 0–3 Russia 6–15 11–15 5–15     22–45
23 Nov 17:00 3–0 China 15–6 15–6 15–9     45–21

Final standing

Awards

External links

  • Competition results
  • Official Website
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