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TURKEY shine at GIRLS' YOUTH  VOLLEYBALL champs

The FIVB Volleyball Girls' Youth World Championship 2011 welcomed many of the world’s emerging volleyball stars under the age of 19 to Ankara, Turkey from August 12-21 to compete for the most prestigious trophy in international age grade volleyball.

The tournament featured 16 teams from all over the world and provided a golden opportunity for the up-and-coming young athletes to sharpen their skills in the international arena and showcase the sport. It was hosts Turkey who came out on top, seeing off China in the final.


Medals

Year Place 1st 2nd 3rd
2009 Nakhonratchasima (THA) Brazil Serbia Belgium
2007 Tijuana and Mexicali (MEX) China Turkey Russia
2005 Macau (CHN) Brazil Russia Italy
2003 Pila (POL) China Italy Brazil
2001 Pula (CRO) China Brazil Poland
1999 Funchal - Madeira (POR)  Japan Brazil Korea
1997 Chiang Mai (THA) Brazil Russia Italy
1995 Orléans (FRA) Japan Russia Italy
1993 Bratislava (SLK) Russia Japan Korea
1991 Lisbon (POR) Korea Brazil USSR
1989 Curitiba (BRA) USSR Brazil Japan

 

SLIDESHOW

FINAL STANDINGS 

1      Turkey
2     China
3     Serbia
4     Poland
5     Germany
6     Brazil
7     Japan
8     Argentina
9     USA
10     Slovakia
11     Italy
12     Mexico
13     Thailand
14     Egypt
15     Puerto Rico
16     Algeria
 
Click here for COMPLETE RANKINGS

World No.2 Belgium took gold at the Youth Olympic Games 2010 in Singapore