Thursday, 18 December 2014
Back to FIVB's homepage
RSS RSS l Contact l 
2009 Boys' Youth World Championship  |  Jesolo - Bassano del Grappa, Italy

 
Competition formula

The competition consists of four rounds, with 64 matches in total:

a) 1st Round 24 matches
b) 2nd Round 24 matches
c) Semi final Round/Play offs 8 matches
d) Final Round/Play offs 8 matches

1st Round
 
Four pools (A, B, C, D) will be composed of 4 teams each and in each pool the teams will play a Round Robin system to determine the ranking and will be classified from 1st – 4th.  The 1st and 2nd ranked team of each pool will move to Pool E and F and the 3rd and 4th ranked of each pool will move to Pool G and H.

Pool A Pool B Pool C Pool D
Italy Iran Argentina Brazil
Tunisia USA France Russia
Puerto Rico Serbia Spain Poland
Egypt Japan Algeria India

2nd Round
 
Four pools (E, F, G, H) will be composed of 4 teams each and in each pool the teams will play a Round Robin system to determine the ranking.

Pool E will be composed of: A1, B2, C1, D2
Pool F will be composed of: B1, A2, D1, C2
Pool G will be composed of: A3, B4, C3, D4
Pool H will be composed of: B3, A4, D3, C4     
 
The 1st and 2nd ranked team of Pool E and F will qualify for the Semi Finals.
The 3rd and 4th ranked team of Pool E and F will qualify for the play off 5 – 8
The 1st and 2nd ranked team of Pool G and H will qualify for the play off 9-12
The 3rd and 4th ranked team of Pool G and H will qualify for the play off 13-16
 
Semi Finals and Play offs
 
The Semi finals and play offs rounds consist of a total of 8 matches: two Semi Final matches for the rankings 1 – 4, two matches for the classification 5 – 8, two matches for the classification 9 – 12 and two matches for the classification 13 – 16.
 
Finals and Playoffs
 
The Finals and play offs consist of a total of 8 matches:  The winners of the Semi Finals will play the final, 1st – 2nd position. The losers of the Semi Finals will play for the 3rd and 4th rank position.
The winners of the play off 5 – 8 will play for the 5th – 6th position and the losers of the play off 5 -8 will play for the 7th – 8th position.
The winners of the play off 9 – 12 will play for the 9th – 10th position and the losers of the play off 9 – 12 will play for the 11th – 12th position.
The winners of the play off 13 – 16 will play for the 13th – 14th position and the losers of the play off 13 – 16 will play for the 15th – 16th position.

  Photo gallery

More Photos