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2006 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

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Champions  Russia (6th title)
MVP  Yoshie Takeshita
Host nation  Japan
Dates  31 Oct 2006 – 16 Nov 2006
Teams  24
Venues  5
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Champion  Russia women's national volleyball team
Similar  2002 FIVB Volleyball Women's, 1994 FIVB Volleyball Women's, 2007 Women's European, 2006 FIVB Volleyball Men's Wo, 2002 FIVB Volleyball Men's Wo

The 2006 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was held in Japan, from October 31 to November 16, 2006. This was the 15th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, and the FIVB decided to host both men´s and women's championships in the same country.

Contents

Like the previous edition, 24 teams participated in the Tournament.

Competing nations

The following national teams have qualified:

Japan qualified as the host country, and Italy qualified as defending champions. The draw for the 2006 Championship was held in Tokyo on 29 November 2005.

Venues

The first round games of the 2006 World Championship have taken place in four cities:

  • Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo - Group A
  • Hokkaido Prefectural Sports Center, Sapporo - Group B
  • Kobe Green Arena, Kobe - Group C
  • Nagoya Rainbow Hall, Nagoya - Group D and E
  • Osaka Municipal Central Gymnasium, Osaka - Group F and Final Round
  • Pool A (Tokyo)

    October 31, 2006

    November 1, 2006

    November 3, 2006

    November 4, 2006

    November 5, 2006

    Pool B (Sapporo)

    October 31, 2006

    November 1, 2006

    November 3, 2006

    November 4, 2006

    November 5, 2006

    Pool C (Kobe)

    October 31, 2006

    November 1, 2006

    November 3, 2006

    November 4, 2006

    November 5, 2006

    Pool D (Nagoya)

    October 31, 2006

    November 1, 2006

    November 3, 2006

    November 4, 2006

    November 5, 2006

    Pool E (Nagoya)

    November 8, 2006

    November 9, 2006

    November 11, 2006

    November 12, 2006

    Pool F (Osaka)

    November 8, 2006

    November 9, 2006

    November 11, 2006

    November 12, 2006

    Semi finals

    November 15, 2006

    3rd Place

    November 16, 2006

    Final

    November 16, 2006

    5-8th Place

    November 15, 2006

    7th Place

    November 16, 2006

    5th Place

    November 16, 2006

    9-12th Place

    November 15, 2006

    11th Place

    November 16, 2006

    9th Place

    November 16, 2006

    Individual awards

  • Most Valuable Player:  Yoshie Takeshita (JPN)
  • Best Scorer:  Neslihan Darnel (TUR)
  • Best Spiker:  Rosir Calderón (CUB)
  • Best Blocker:  Christiane Fürst (GER)
  • Best Server:  Yelena Godina (RUS)
  • Best Digger: Szu Hui-Fang (TPE)
  • Best Receiver:  Jaqueline Carvalho (BRA)
  • Best Setter:  Yoshie Takeshita (JPN)
  • Best Libero:  Suzana Ćebić (SRB)
  • References

    2006 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Wikipedia


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