FIVB - Volleyball World Grand Prix 2012
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World grand prix


The FIVB Volleyball World Grand Prix celebrated its 20th edition when the world's premier annual women's took place from June 8 to July 1 in 2012.

USA made it a hat-trick of titles in Ningbo, China, remaining unbeaten across all four weeks to clinch their fifth title in total. They became just the second team to achieve this feat following Brazil from 2004-2006.

Sixteen teams took centre stage across three weeks of top-class volleyball action. Each week featured four pools in four cities with millions of volleyball fans catching the action.



Year Finals 1st 2nd 3rd
2012 Ningbo, China USA Brazil Turkey
2011 Macau, China USA Brazil Serbia
2010 Ningbo, China USA Brazil Italy
2009 Tokyo, Japan Brazil Russia Germany
2008 Yokohama, Japan Brazil Cuba Italy
2007 Ningbo, China Netherlands China Italy
2006 Reggio Calabria, Italy Brazil Russia Italy
2005 Sendai, Japan Brazil Italy China
2004 Reggio Calabria, Italy Brazil Italy USA
2003 Andria, Italy China Russia USA
2002 Hong Kong, China Russia China Germany
2001 Macau, China USA China Russia
2000 Manila, Philippines Cuba Russia Brazil
1999 Yu Xi, China  Russia Brazil China
1998 Hong Kong, China Brazil Russia Cuba
1997 Kobe, Japan  Russia Cuba Korea
1996 Shanghai, China  Brazil Cuba Russia
1995 Shanghai, China  USA Brazil Cuba
1994 Shanghai, China  Brazil Cuba China
1993 Hong Kong, Hong Kong Cuba China Russia



Final standing

1     USA
2     Brazil
3     Turkey
4     Thailand
5     China
6     Cuba
7     Germany
8     Poland
9     Japan
10     Italy
11     Serbia
12     Dominican Republic
13     Puerto Rico
14     Korea
15     Argentina
16     Chinese Taipei

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2012 World Grand Prix gold medallists USA