From October 9 to 13, 2013, the city of Zurich in Switzerland will take centre stage when it holds the women's edition of the FIVB Club World Championships. This is the first time a Swiss city hosts an FIVB international volleyball event.
Located in the north-central part of Switzerland at the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich, Zurich is the largest city of the country with about 1.8million inhabitants living in the Metropolitan Area. Zurich is particularly known as a leading global city and among the world's largest financial and business centres.
As a lifestyle capital on the water with views of the snow-covered Alps on the horizon, Zurich offers the unique mix of adventure, pleasure, nature and culture.
Zurich is an active sporting scene. The abundance of international sporting facilities make it an attractive place for sport lovers and several international sport federations are located in the city including the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) headquarters.
The competition will take place at the Saalssporthall in Zurich.
Capacity: 2,300 spectators
Address: Giesshübelstrasse 41, 8045 Zürich, Switzerland