2011 Women's European Volleyball Championship

The 2011 Women's European Volleyball Championship was the 27th edition of the European Volleyball Championship, organised by Europe's governing volleyball body, the Confédération Européenne de Volleyball. It was hosted in Italy and Serbia from 23 September to 2 October 2011.[1]

2011 Women's European Volleyball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Italy
 Serbia
Dates23 September – 2 October
Teams16
Venue(s)4 (in 4 host cities)
Champions Serbia (1st title)
Tournament awards
MVP Jovana Brakočević
Official website
Website

Qualification

Team Method of qualification
 AzerbaijanQualification Second round group A winners
 BulgariaQualification Second round group F winners
 CroatiaQualification Third round play-off winners
 Czech RepublicQualification Second round group B winners
 FranceQualification Third round play-off winners
 Germany2009 edition fourth place
 IsraelQualification Third round play-off winners
 ItalyHosts
 Netherlands2009 edition second place
 Poland2009 edition third place
 RomaniaQualification Second round group E winners
 Russia2009 edition sixth place
 SerbiaHosts
 SpainQualification Second round group D winners
 Turkey2009 edition fifth place
 UkraineQualification Second round group C winners

Format

The tournament was played in two different stages. In the first stage, the sixteen participants were divided in four groups of four teams each. A single round-robin format was played within each group to determine the teams group position, the three best teams of each group (total of 12 teams) progressed to the second stage, with group winners advancing to the quarterfinals while second and third placed advancing to the playoffs.

The second stage of the tournament consisted of a single-elimination, with winners advancing to the next round. A playoff was played (involving group second and third places) to determine which teams joined the group winners in the quarterfinals, followed by semifinals, 3rd place match and final.

Pools composition

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
 France  Azerbaijan  Czech Republic  Bulgaria
 Germany  Croatia  Israel  Netherlands
 Serbia  Italy  Poland  Russia
 Ukraine  Turkey  Romania  Spain

Squads

Venues

The tournament was played at four venues in four cities (two in Italy and two in Serbia).[2] Each city hosted a group during the preliminary round. Monza and Belgrade hosted the playoffs and quarterfinals. Belgrade also concluded the championship hosting the semifinals, third place match and final.

Pool A, Championship round Pool C
Host cities in Serbia
Belgrade, Serbia Zrenjanin, Serbia
Hala Pionir Crystal Hall
Capacity: 5,900 Capacity: 2,800
Pool B, Playoffs and Quarterfinals Pool D
Host cities in Italy
Monza, Italy Busto Arsizio, Italy
PalaIper PalaYamamay
Capacity: 4,500 Capacity: 5,000

Preliminary round

(A)Advance to quarterfinals
(a)Advance to playoffs

Pool A

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Germany (A) 9 3 0 9 1 9.000 245 187 1.310
2  Serbia (a) 6 2 1 7 4 1.750 249 215 1.158
3  France (a) 3 1 2 4 6 0.667 205 223 0.919
4  Ukraine 0 0 3 0 9 0.000 152 226 0.673
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
24 Sep17:00Germany  3–0  Ukraine 25–1725–1525–17  75–49Report
24 Sep20:00France  1–3  Serbia 25–2015–2511–2519–25 70–95Report
25 Sep17:00France  0–3  Germany 18–2523–2518–25  59–75Report
25 Sep20:00Serbia  3–0  Ukraine 25–1825–1825–14  75–50Report
26 Sep17:00Ukraine  0–3  France 24–2614–2515–25  53–76Report
26 Sep20:00Serbia  1–3  Germany 22–2515–2525–2017–25 79–95Report

Pool B

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Italy (A) 7 2 1 8 4 2.000 272 254 1.071
2  Turkey (a) 5 2 1 6 6 1.000 275 258 1.066
3  Azerbaijan (a) 3 1 2 5 7 0.714 262 283 0.926
4  Croatia 3 1 2 4 6 0.667 222 236 0.941
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
23 Sep17:30Turkey  3–1  Azerbaijan 23–2525–1725–1925–21 98–82Report
23 Sep20:30Croatia  0–3  Italy 19–2520–2519–25  58–75Report
24 Sep17:30Croatia  3–0  Turkey 25–2125–2325–22  75–66Report
24 Sep20:30Italy  3–1  Azerbaijan 25–2225–2221–2525–16 96–85Report
25 Sep17:30Azerbaijan  3–1  Croatia 27–2518–2525–2125–18 95–89Report
25 Sep20:30Italy  2–3  Turkey 25–2126–2816–2525–229–15101–111Report

Pool C

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Poland (A) 9 3 0 9 0 MAX 230 176 1.307
2  Czech Republic (a) 6 2 1 6 3 2.000 220 185 1.189
3  Romania (a) 3 1 2 3 6 0.500 202 210 0.962
4  Israel 0 0 3 0 9 0.000 144 225 0.640
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
24 Sep16:00Israel  0–3  Poland 23–257–2515–25  45–75Report
24 Sep19:00Romania  0–3  Czech Republic 27–2919–2516–25  62–79Report
25 Sep16:00Poland  3–0  Czech Republic 25–2028–2625–20  78–66Report
25 Sep19:00Israel  0–3  Romania 17–2523–2514–25  54–75Report
26 Sep16:00Czech Republic  3–0  Israel 25–1125–1825–16  75–45Report
26 Sep19:00Poland  3–0  Romania 27–2525–1825–22  77–65Report

Pool D

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Russia (A) 9 3 0 9 2 4.500 277 242 1.145
2  Netherlands (a) 6 2 1 7 3 2.333 237 209 1.134
3  Spain (a) 3 1 2 4 6 0.667 218 232 0.940
4  Bulgaria 0 0 3 0 9 0.000 177 226 0.783
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
23 Sep17:30Netherlands  3–0  Spain 25–1525–1425–17  75–46Report
23 Sep20:30Bulgaria  0–3  Russia 13–2524–2621–25  58–76Report
24 Sep17:30Bulgaria  0–3  Netherlands 23–2517–2523–25  63–75Report
24 Sep20:30Russia  3–1  Spain 32–3019–2525–2025–22 101–97Report
25 Sep17:30Russia  3–1  Netherlands 26–2424–2625–1525–22 100–87Report
25 Sep20:30Spain  3–0  Bulgaria 25–1725–1825–21  75–56Report

Championship round

  • venues:
Hala Pionir, Belgrade, Serbia
PalaIper, Monza, Italy
Playoffs Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
    29 September – Belgrade        
28 September – Belgrade
  Germany  3
  Czech Republic  3 1 October – Belgrade
    Czech Republic  0  
  France  1     Germany  3
  28 September – Monza
27 September – Monza     Italy  0  
  Italy  3
  Netherlands  3 2 October – Belgrade
    Netherlands  1  
  Azerbaijan  1     Germany  2
  29 September – Belgrade
28 September – Belgrade     Serbia  3
  Poland  0
  Serbia  3 1 October – Belgrade
    Serbia  3  
  Romania   0     Serbia  3 3rd place
  28 September – Monza
27 September – Monza     Turkey  2   2 October – Belgrade
  Russia  0
  Turkey  3   Italy  2
    Turkey  3  
  Spain  0     Turkey  3

Playoffs

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
27 Sep17:30Turkey  3–0  Spain 25–1925–1725–21  75–57Report
27 Sep20:30Netherlands  3–1  Azerbaijan 23–2527–2525–1625–17 100–83Report
28 Sep17:00Serbia  3–0  Romania 25–1925–1525–20  75–54Report
28 Sep20:00Czech Republic  3–1  France 25–2123–2525–1425–14 98–74Report

Quarterfinals

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
28 Sep17:30Russia  0–3  Turkey 25–2721–2519–25  65–77Report
28 Sep20:30Italy  3–1  Netherlands 25–2125–2021–2525–18 96–84Report
29 Sep17:00Germany  3–0  Czech Republic 25–1825–2025–17  75–55Report
29 Sep20:00Poland  0–3  Serbia 14–2520–2524–26  58–76Report

Semifinals

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
1 Oct17:00Germany  3–0  Italy 25–2225–2225–17  75–61Report
1 Oct20:00Serbia  3–2  Turkey 25–1025–2223–2523–2515–12111–94Report

Bronze medal match

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Oct15:00Italy  2–3  Turkey 21–2525–1527–2519–2510–15102–105Report

Final

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
2 Oct18:00Germany  2–3  Serbia 25–1620–2525–1920–259–1599–100Report

Final standing

Individual awards

References

  • Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV)[3]
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