China, Brazil top women's Junior and Youth World Ranking
The top two countries in the Women’s Junior and Youth World Ranking are unchanged with China and Brazil maintaining their first and second position respectively, although China increased its lead after winning the FIVB Volleyball Girls' U18 and Women's U20 World Championships, while Brazil finished third at both events.
The major changes see Japan, who finished second at the Women's U20 World Championship and fifth at the Girls’ U18 World Championship, move up the table from ninth to third place, following their second place finish at the U20 Women’s World Championship. Peru also moved from 10 to fifth place after reaching the semifinals at the Girl’s U18 World Championships.
Formerly in third place, Italy has now dropped four places and is positioned seventh in the ranking sharing this position with Serbia. Chinese Taipei move up seven positions to take 10th place on the table.