Turkey hosts FIVB Women’s Volleyball Championship in Antalya

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ANTALYA

Turkey will host the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Club World Championship for the second consecutive time, the Turkish Volleyball Federation has announced.

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The contest will take place at [the southern province of] Antalya between December 14 and 18,” he said in a statement.

Turkey will be represented in the tournament with two teams, Vakıfbank and Eczacıbaşı Dynavit.

The opponents will be A. Carraro Imoco Conegliano from Italy, Gerdau Minas and Praia Clube from Brazil and Kuanysh Club from Kazakhstan.

The Italian team was second in the CEV Champions League, the Kazakh team was the champion of the Asian Club Championship last year. Brazilian teams were winners and runners-up in the 2021 South American Club Championship.

The FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship is an international women’s club volleyball competition organized by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB), the sport’s global governing body. It originally took place in 1991 in Brazil.

The current champions are Türkiye’s Vakıfbank İstanbul, who beat Italy’s Imoco Volley Conegliano 3-2 in the 2021 edition final, to claim their fourth title in the competition.

Turkish teams have been the most successful, with seven titles in total.

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“Turkey has won seven championships, two second places and five third places at the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Club World Championships so far,” the federation noted.

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