2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship

The 2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship was the 28th edition of the European Volleyball Championship, organised by Europe's governing volleyball body, the Confédération Européenne de Volleyball. It was hosted by Germany and Switzerland from 6 to 14 September 2013. The matches took place in 5 different cities (4 in Germany and one in Switzerland) with the final being played in Berlin.

2013 Women's European Volleyball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation Germany
  Switzerland
Dates6 – 14 September
Teams16
Venue(s)5 (in 5 host cities)
Champions Russia (18th title)
Tournament awards
MVP Tatiana Kosheleva
Official website
Website

Russia defeated Germany 3–1 in the final to capture their 18th title and the qualification for the 2013 FIVB Women's World Grand Champions Cup.[1]

Qualification

Team Method of qualification
 AzerbaijanQualification Second round group C winners
 BelarusQualification Third round play-off winners
 BelgiumQualification Second round group E winners
 BulgariaQualification Second round group F winners
 CroatiaQualification Second round group D winners
 Czech RepublicQualification Third round play-off winners
 FranceQualification Third round play-off winners
 GermanyHosts
 Italy2011 edition fourth place
 NetherlandsQualification Second round group B winners
 Poland2011 edition fifth place
 Russia2011 edition sixth place
 Serbia2011 edition first place
 SpainQualification Second round group A winners
  SwitzerlandHosts
 Turkey2011 edition third place

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
 Germany  Belgium  Azerbaijan  Bulgaria
 Netherlands  France  Belarus  Czech Republic
 Spain  Italy  Croatia  Poland
 Turkey   Switzerland  Russia  Serbia

Squads

Venues

The tournament took place in Germany in 4 different venues (Halle, Dresden, Schwerin, Berlin) and one in Switzerland – (Zürich). The semifinals and the finals were played in Berlin, Germany.

Pool A, Championship round Pool C
Host cities in Germany
Halle, Germany Dresden, Germany
Gerry Weber Stadion EnergieVerbund Arena
Capacity: 11,000 Capacity: 4,000
Pool D Semifinal and Final
Schwerin, Germany Berlin, Germany
Sport- und Kongresshalle Max-Schmeling-Halle
Capacity: 5,200 Capacity: 11,000
Pool B, Championship round
Host cities in Switzerland
Zürich, Switzerland
Hallenstadion
Capacity: 11,500

Preliminary round

The draw was held on 6 October 2012 at Zürich, Switzerland.[2]

(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) 8 3 0 9 2 4.500 261 221 1.181
2  Turkey (a) 5 2 1 6 5 1.200 258 222 1.162
3  Netherlands (a) 5 1 2 7 6 1.167 280 273 1.026
4  Spain 0 0 3 0 9 0.000 142 225 0.631
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep17:00Germany  3–0  Spain 25–1525–1525–17  75–47Report
6 Sep20:00Netherlands  2–3  Turkey 15–2516–2529–2726–2412–1598–116Report
7 Sep17:00Germany  3–2  Netherlands 27–2520–2522–2525–2315–9109–107Report
7 Sep20:00Spain  0–3  Turkey 13–2519–2515–25  47–75Report
8 Sep15:00Spain  0–3  Netherlands 16–2514–2518–25  48–75Report
8 Sep18:00Turkey  0–3  Germany 19–2523–2525–27  67–77Report

Pool B

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Belgium (A) 9 3 0 9 2 4.500 270 221 1.222
2  Italy (a) 6 2 1 7 4 1.750 253 207 1.222
3  France (a) 2 1 2 5 8 0.625 256 286 0.895
4   Switzerland 1 0 3 2 9 0.222 191 256 0.746
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep18:00Italy  3–0   Switzerland 25–1325–1125–13  75–37Report
6 Sep20:30France  1–3  Belgium 25–2219–2517–2517–25 78–97Report
7 Sep15:00Italy  3–1  France 25–1625–1520–2525–16 95–72Report
7 Sep18:00Switzerland   0–3  Belgium 21–2516–2523–25  60–75Report
8 Sep15:30France  3–2   Switzerland 17–2525–1724–2625–1715–9106–94Report
8 Sep18:30Belgium  3–1  Italy 22–2525–1626–2425–18 98–83Report

Pool C

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Russia (A) 9 3 0 9 2 4.500 274 228 1.202
2  Croatia (a) 6 2 1 7 3 2.333 242 205 1.180
3  Belarus (a) 3 1 2 4 7 0.571 214 262 0.817
4  Azerbaijan 0 0 3 1 9 0.111 210 245 0.857
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep17:30Azerbaijan  0–3  Croatia 15–2522–2521–25  58–75Report
6 Sep20:30Belarus  1–3  Russia 21–2525–2214–2514–25 74–97Report
7 Sep17:30Azerbaijan  1–3  Belarus 23–2520–2525–1722–25 90–92Report
7 Sep20:30Croatia  1–3  Russia 21–2524–2625–2322–25 92–99Report
8 Sep15:00Belarus  0–3  Croatia 19–2510–2519–25  48–75Report
8 Sep18:00Russia  3–0  Azerbaijan 25–1625–2028–26  78–62Report

Pool D

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Serbia (A) 7 2 1 8 4 2.000 286 256 1.117
2  Czech Republic (a) 4 2 1 6 7 0.857 289 288 1.003
3  Poland (a) 4 1 2 6 7 0.857 281 288 0.976
4  Bulgaria 3 1 2 6 8 0.750 290 314 0.924
Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
6 Sep17:00Serbia  2–3  Bulgaria 25–2325–1322–2528–3013–15113–106Report
6 Sep20:00Czech Republic  3–2  Poland 24–2625–2125–2124–2615–12113–106Report
7 Sep17:00Serbia  3–0  Czech Republic 25–2126–2425–23  76–68Report
7 Sep20:00Bulgaria  1–3  Poland 22–2525–1813–2518–25 78–93Report
8 Sep15:00Czech Republic  3–2  Bulgaria 14–2525–2029–3125–1915–11108–106Report
8 Sep18:00Poland  1–3  Serbia 18–2518–2525–2221–25 82–97Report

Championship round

  • venues:
Gerry Weber Stadion, Halle, Germany
Hallenstadion, Zürich, Switzerland
Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin, Germany
Playoffs Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
                           
    11 September – Halle        
10 September – Halle
  Germany  3
  Croatia  3 13 September – Berlin
    Croatia  0  
  Netherlands  2     Germany  3
  11 September – Zürich
10 September – Zürich     Belgium  2  
  Belgium  3
  Czech Republic  2 14 September – Berlin
    France  2  
  France  3     Germany  1
  11 September – Halle
10 September – Halle     Russia  3
  Russia  3
  Turkey  3 13 September – Berlin
    Turkey  0  
  Belarus  0     Russia  3 Third place
  11 September – Zürich
10 September – Zürich     Serbia  0   14 September – Berlin
  Serbia  3
  Italy  3   Belgium  3
    Italy  0  
  Poland  0     Serbia  2

Playoffs

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
10 Sep17:00Turkey  3–0  Belarus 25–1625–1325–17  75–46Report
10 Sep17:30Italy  3–0  Poland 25–2225–2225–13  75–57Report
10 Sep20:00Croatia  3–2  Netherlands 23–2525–1122–2525–2315–11110–95Report
10 Sep20:30Czech Republic  2–3  France 25–2025–923–2523–2518–20114–99Report

Quarterfinals

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
11 Sep17:00Russia  3–0  Turkey 25–2025–2325–19  75–62Report
11 Sep17:30Belgium  3–2  France 22–2525–2321–2525–2015–9108–102Report
11 Sep20:00Germany  3–0  Croatia 25–2325–2325–18  75–64Report
11 Sep20:30Serbia  3–0  Italy 25–1428–2625–18  78–58Report

Semifinals

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
13 Sep17:00Russia  3–0  Serbia 25–2325–1925–12  75–54Report
13 Sep20:00Germany  3–2  Belgium 18–2520–2525–2125–2115–11103–103Report

Bronze medal match

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Sep17:00Belgium  3–2  Serbia 23–2525–2128–2621–2515–11112–108Report

Final

Date Time Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
14 Sep20:00Germany  1–3  Russia 23–2525–2323–2514–25 85–98Report

Final standing

Individual awards

References

  • Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV)[3]
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