FIVB World Grand Champions Cup Media Guide 2013 - page 1

TABLE OF
CONTENTS
JVA President’s Message
2
FIVB President’s Message
3
Snapshot
4
World Grand Champions Cup Intro and History
6
World Grand Champions Cup Preview
8
Participants
12
Competition Format
14
Competition Schedule
15
Venue Information
16
WOMEN’S PARTICIPATING TEAMS
18
Brazil
20
Dominican Republic
26
Japan
32
Russia
38
Thailand
44
USA
50
MEN’S PARTICIPATING TEAMS
56
Brazil
58
Iran
64
Italy
70
Japan
76
Russia
82
USA
88
Facts and Figures
94
All Star Players
96
Qualification Process
106
Referees
116
Referee’s Signals
118
Key Rules of the Game
120
Volleyball History
132
FIVB Volleyball Properties
138
FIVB Beach Volleyball Properties
140
FIVB Tournament Records/History
142
Overall Honours
152
Head-to-Head
154
Coming soon
156
FIVB World Rankings
157
We play it clean !
164
FIVB Officials
165
Media
166
FIVB Press Contacts
168
LEGEND
W
WOMEN
M
MEN
CREDITS
Project Leader
Richard Baker -
FIVB Press Department Director
Project Manager
Vanessa Martin Randin -
FIVB Editor
Editorial
Anna Tomas, Lars Becker
Data
Alberto Rigamonti - FIVB IT Department
Design
amethys.ch
Layout
Samuel Chesaux
Printing
Wakao Printing
CONTACT
Fédération Internationale de Volleyball
Château Les Tourelles
Edouard-Sandoz 2-4
1006 Lausanne
Switzerland
Phone: +41 21 345 35 35
Fax: +41 21 345 35 45
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PUBLICATION DATE
All data correct as of 01.11.2013
Team info supplied by national federations
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