The FIVB held the first FIVB World Championship in Czechoslovakia in 1949, which the Soviet Union won. Post the second edition of the tournament in 1952, the FIVB has held the competition every four years. With volleyball officially entering the Olympics in 1964, the FIVB had two premier competitions at a two-year gap.
The first edition of the World Cup, for men, took place in 1965 in Warsaw. This prestigious event was played every four years thereafter except in 1973, when the men’s edition scheduled for Montevideo fell through. The women’s World Cup was precisely inaugurated in 1973.
The FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup is an international volleyball competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, the sport's global governing body. Initially the tournament was played in the year following the Olympic Games, except for 1973 when no tournament was held, but since 1991 the World Cup has been awarded in the year preceding the Olympic Games. The current champion is Brazil, which won its third title at the ...
The FIVB Volleyball Women's World Cup is an international volleyball competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Volleyball, the sport's global governing body. Initially the tournament was played in the year following the Olympic Games, but since 1991 the World Cup has been awarded in the year preceding the Olympic Games. The current champion is China, which won its fifth title at the 2019 tournament. The current format of the ...
With six titles to its name, Russia's predecessor, the Soviet Union, is the most successful nation since the first World Championship took place in 1949. However, it is now 32 years since their last gold medal, which they won in 1982 in Buenos Aires. Taking the gold medal on three occasions each are Brazil (2002, 2006, 2010), Italy (1990, 1994, 1998) and Poland (1974, 2014 and 2018), while Czechoslovakia triumphed on two occasions (1956, 1966).
The first FIVB Men's Volleyball World Cup was held in 1965 in Poland & winner is the Soviet Union. From 1977 to the present it is held in Japan. Soviet Union (Russia) has won the most medals/ FIVB Volleyball Men's World Cup titles with 6 times, follow by Brazil & USA have won the World Cup 2 times each... United States Volleyball national team is the previous Champions-winner team of FIVB Men's Volleyball World Cup 2015.
This will be the 19th edition of the International Volleyball Federation's flagship event, which dates back to the inaugural event held in 1952 in Moscow. It is the first time that either the Netherlands or Poland get to host the prestigious competition.
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