Overview

Team profile

Korea

Korea have participated in all the Olympic tournaments except Moscow 1980 and Barcelona 1992. They twice came close to a podium finish, losing the bronze medal matches in Munich 1972 to North Korea 3-0 and in London 2012 to Japan also 3-0.
At the FIVB World Championships Korea won bronze medals in 1967 and 1974 but have not been on the podium since. They failed to qualify in 2014 but were back in 2018 when they ranked 17th amongst the 24 participants. Korea have also won bronze medals in the first two editions of the FIVB World Cup in 1973 and 1977. At continental level they have never won the Asian Championship (7 silver and 8 bronze), but have taken gold twice (1994 and 2014) at the Asian Games.
Korea have made 18 appearances in the FIVB World Grand Prix winning a single bronze medal through the tournament's history when they beat Japan 3-1 in the deciding match of the 1997 edition.
Korea were 12th overall in the inaugural FIVB Volleyball Nations League last year, after completing pool play with a 5-10 record.

Coach

Lavarini Stefano

Lavarini Stefano

Stefano Lavarini took charge of Korea's women's National Team this year, following several years coaching clubs in Italy and most recently in Brazil, where this season he led Minas Tenis Clube of Belo Horizonte to their first Superleague title in 17 years (following two success in the South American Club Championship in 2018 and 2019). Previously, the 40-year-old had been assistant coach to Davide Mazzanti when Bergmo won the Italian national title, before assuming the role of head coach with the club.  

Staff

  • Team Manager Lee Hwa Yeoung
  • Assistant coach Kang Sunghyung
  • Doctor Lee Hyun Joon

Schedule

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Ranking

Rank Teams Matches Result Details Sets Points
Total Won Lost 3-0 3-1 3-2 2-3 1-3 0-3 Points Won Lost Ratio Won Lost Ratio
1
USA
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 MAX 75 53 1.415
2
Serbia
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 MAX 75 56 1.339
3
Brazil
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 MAX 75 57 1.315
4
Turkey
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 MAX 78 60 1.300
5
Thailand
1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 MAX 76 65 1.169
6
Dominican Republic
1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 3.000 100 90 1.111
7
Japan
1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 3.000 96 90 1.066
8
Italy
1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 2 1.500 106 102 1.039
9
Poland
1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0.666 102 106 0.962
10
Bulgaria
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0.333 90 96 0.937
11
Russia
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0.333 90 100 0.900
12
Germany
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 65 76 0.855
13
Korea
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 60 78 0.769
14
China
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 57 75 0.760
15
Netherlands
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 56 75 0.746
16
Belgium
1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 53 75 0.706

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