1960 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship

The 1960 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship was the fourth edition of the tournament, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB. It was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from October 28 to November 11, 1960.

1960 Men's World Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Brazil
DatesOctober 28 – November 11
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Champions Soviet Union (3rd title)

Final Group


Nation Nation Score
 Brazil Venezuela3-0
 Soviet Union Japan3-0
 Czechoslovakia Hungary3-1
 Romania Poland3-1
 United States France3-2
 Soviet Union United States3-0
 Brazil France3-0
 Romania Japan3-0
 Hungary Venezuela3-0
 Soviet Union Venezuela3-0
 Romania Brazil3-1
 Czechoslovakia Japan3-0
 Poland Hungary3-1
 Poland Japan3-1
 Czechoslovakia Brazil3-0
 Romania United States3-1
 France Venezuela3-0
 Soviet Union Hungary3-1
 Soviet Union Poland3-1
 Hungary France3-0
 Romania Venezuela3-0
 Czechoslovakia United States3-0
 Brazil Japan3-0
 United States Japan3-1
 Soviet Union France3-1
 Poland Brazil3-2
 Romania Hungary3-1
 Czechoslovakia Venezuela3-0
 Soviet Union Romania3-1
 Japan Venezuela3-0
 Poland France3-0
 United States Brazil3-2
 Romania France3-0
 Hungary Japan3-0
 Poland United States3-1
 Soviet Union Czechoslovakia3-0
 Poland Venezuela3-0
 Hungary United States3-2
 Japan France3-0
 Soviet Union Brazil3-1
 Czechoslovakia Romania3-2
 United States Venezuela3-0
 Czechoslovakia France3-0
 Brazil Hungary3-2
 Czechoslovakia Poland3-1


Place Nation P W L Pts
1  Soviet Union99018
2  Czechoslovakia98116
3  Romania97214
4  Poland96312
5  Brazil9458
6  Hungary9458
7  United States9458
8  Japan9274
9  France9182
10  Venezuela9090

Final standing

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