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2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship

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Host nation  Italy
Venues  6 (in 6 host cities)
Teams  24
MVP  Kimberly Hill
2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship
Dates  23 September–12 October
Champions  United States (1st title)

The 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship was held in Italy from 23 September to 12 October 2014 and was contested by 24 teams. The United States defeated China 3-1 to win the tournament. Kimberly Hill was selected Most Valuable Player.

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Qualification

The regional qualification stage will determine the 24 teams that will compete in the championship competition. Hosts Italy is granted automatic qualification. Regional governing bodies were allocated the remaining 23 spots. Africa was granted two, Asia and Oceania four, North, Central America and Caribbean six, South America two, and Europe ten places.

Pools composition

Teams were seeded in the first three positions of each pool following the Serpentine system according to their FIVB World Ranking. FIVB reserved the right to seed the hosts as head of Pool A regardless of the World Ranking. All teams not seeded were drawn to take other available positions in the remaining lines, following the World Ranking. The drawing was held in Parma, Italy on 10 March 2014. Because NORCECA qualification were in progress on 10 March 2014, FIVB used the best world rankings of NORCECA when the draw was made. Ranking shown in brackets except Hosts which rank 4th.

First round

  • All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00).
  • Second round

  • All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00).
  • The results and the points of the matches between the same teams that were already played during the First Round shall be taken into account for the Second Round.
  • Third round

  • All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00).
  • Second round pool winners will be placed in each third round pool, while the second and third will be drawn.
  • Final round

  • All times are Central European Summer Time (UTC+02:00).
  • References

    2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship Wikipedia


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