TABLE OF CONTENTS
FIVB President’s Message
5
History
A bestseller that just keeps on breaking new records 6
Medal Showcase
7
Records
8
Preview
10
Snapshot
13
Participants Map
14
Preliminary Round
Competition Formula
16
Pools Distribution
18
Venue Information
20
Match Schedule
22
Match Results & Standings
26
Finals
Sapporo, Japan
30
Competition Formula
32
Match Results & Final Standing
33
TV Coverage
34
Media
38
Match History
40
Participating teams
51
Algeria
52
Argentina
56
Brazil
60
Bulgaria
64
China
68
Cuba
72
Czech Republic
76
Dominican Republic
80
Germany
84
Italy
88
Japan
92
Kazakhstan
96
The Netherlands
100
Poland
104
Puerto Rico
108
Russia
112
Serbia
116
Thailand
120
Turkey
124
USA
128