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FIVB welcomes host city applications for international age-group events

Lausanne, Switzerland, February 10, 2020 – The FIVB has now launched the bidding process for four upcoming age-specific events that are due to take place in 2021.

Year in Review – Iran make breakthrough to U21 global glory

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 22, 2019 – Iran’s men’s U21 side showed why their country’s men’s volleyball teams are being tipped to challenge for global honours when they crossed the Gulf to win gold at the Bahrain 2019 FIVB Volleyball U21 World Championship.

Yali, Esfandiar lead Iran to historic first title in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 27, 2019 – Porya Yali and captain Amirhossein Esfandiar led Iran in their 3-2 (17-25, 25-17, 25-23, 22-25, 15-12) triumph against Italy to capture their first FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship title.

Sotola, Vasina connect for Czech Republic tie-break triumph over Poland

Manama, Bahrain, July 26, 2019 – Marek Sotola and Lukas Vasina comprised the power duo for Czech Republic’s 3-2 win (25-20, 22-25, 19-25, 25-20, 15-9) against Poland in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Italy and Iran advance to Men’s U21 World Championship title match

Manama, Bahrain, July 26, 2019 – Italy and Iran came up with impressive victories in the semifinals on Friday to reach the title match of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Italy and Brazil head semifinal showdowns in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 25, 2019 – Italy and Brazil completed the second round with a sweep of their matches to lead the final four cast of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Cardenas and Gutierrez drive Cuban comeback against Poland

Manama, Bahrain, July 24, 2019 – Julio Cesar Cardenas Morales and Jose Miguel Gutierrez Suarez banded together with Luis Vidal Allen Serrano to drive Cuba’s 3-1 (21-25, 26-24, 25-22, 33-31) comeback win against Poland to claim Pool H leadership in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Final four teams confirmed in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 24, 2019 – Brazil, Russia, Italy and Iran moved into the semifinals of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship after securing crucial victories on Tuesday in Isa Sport City.

Lavia leads Italy in fifth win in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 23, 2019 – Italy extended their winning streak to five matches after taking a 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 20-25, 31-29) victory against Iran to lead Pool F of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Canada come up clutch in close win over Czech Republic

Manama, Bahrain, July 23, 2019 – Canada completed a five-set 3-2 (25-19, 20-25, 28-26, 15-25, 17-15) comeback win over the Czech Republic to claim their second victory in Pool G on Tuesday at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Sharifi, Esfandiar ignite in Iran's win over Argentina

Manama, Bahrain, July 22, 2019 – Iran outplayed a tough Argentina team in Pool F, taking 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-22, 32-30) in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Sotola fires 38 as Czech Republic reign in tight four-setter against Egypt

Manama, Bahrain, July 22, 2019 – Marek Sotola topped all scorers with 38 points to guide the Czech Republic in their tight four-set encounter with Egypt in the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Top eight teams gear up for second round in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 21, 2019 – Last edition’s finalists Poland and Cuba missed the cut of the top eight, leaving Russia as the remaining 2017 podium finisher to progress to the second round of the winners’ pool of the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Italy sweep pool D of Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 20, 2019 – Italy stormed to the top of Pool D after defeating Brazil in straight sets (25-22, 25-15, 25-18) in a much-anticipated match-up at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Xiu unstoppable as China upset Bahrain in U21 Men’s World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 20, 2019 – Xiu Chencheng led the charge in China’s third consecutive victory in Pool A of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship, scoring 23 points to power his squad’s 3-1 (25-19, 23-25, 25-18, 25-15) upset of hosts Bahrain on Saturday.

Italy lead Pool D with defeat of Poland in U21 Men’s World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 19, 2019 – Italy served a straight-sets match on (25-23, 25-21, 28-26) Poland, to top Pool D of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship on Saturday in Isa Sport City.

Sapozhkov helps Russia beat Iran in tie-break thriller in Bahrain

Manama, Bahrain, July 19, 2019 – Maksim Sapozhkov exploded with 34 points to lead Russia triumph in the thrilling tiebreaker (21-25, 25-19, 23-25, 25-21, 16-14) against Iran on Friday in the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship.

Brazil bring down title-holders Poland to kick off campaign in U21 Men’s World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 18, 2019 – Brazil beat reigning champions Poland, 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 25-18, 25-19) in Pool D during the opening day of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship in Bahrain’s Isa Sport City.

Sapozhkov sparks Russia’s opening day win at U21 Men’s World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 18, 2019 – Maksim Sapozhkov played the biggest role in opening Russia’s campaign at the FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship, scoring 24 points in their 3-1 (25-22, 18-25, 25-21, 25-13) victory over the Czech Republic on Thursday.

Teams ready for tough challenge in Men’s U21 World Championship

Manama, Bahrain, July 17, 2019 – It’s all systems go for the 2019 FIVB Volleyball Men’s U21 World Championship with 16 teams having touched down in Bahrain’s capital city of Manama for the world age-group showpiece which will be held from July 17-27.

Egypt, Tunisia, Mexico, Bahrain to host Age-Group World Championships in 2019

Lausanne, Switzerland, August 28, 2018 – Four countries will host FIVB Age-Group World Championships in 2019, including Egypt, Tunisia, Mexico and Bahrain. The tournaments will take place from July to August 2019, with host cities and dates to be announced in due course.

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