Olympic Games

Brazil, the United States and Russia (including the results of the former Soviet Union), are the only teams to win multiple gold medals at the men's tournament since its introduction.

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The remaining six editions of the Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament were won each by a different country, namely: France, Japan, Poland, Netherlands and the former Yugoslavia.

The Gold medals are less evenly distributed in women's volleyball where in the fourteen editions of the Women's Olympic Volleyball Tournament only six different countries have ever won: Brazil, Cuba, China, Japan, the former Soviet Union and the United States of America.

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World Championships

The 19 men’s World Championship tournaments have been won by seven different national teams. Russia (as Soviet Union) have won six times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament. The other World Championship winners are Brazil, Italy, and Poland, with three titles each; Czech Republic as (Czechoslovakia) with two titles; and Germany as (East Germany), and United States, with one title each.

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The 18 women’s World Championship tournaments have been won by seven different national teams. Russia have won seven times (five as Soviet Union). The other multiple World Championship winners are Japan and Cuba, with three titles each; China, with two titles; and Italy, United States and Serbia, with one title each.

The reigning World Champions for men are Poland, whilst Serbia won the women’s competition beating Italy in a tense five set match.

European Championship

EuroVolley Men

The 31 European Championship tournaments for men have been won by nine different national teams. Russia have won fourteen times (twelve as Soviet Union). The other European Championship winners are Italy, with seven titles; Czech Republic as (Czechoslovakia) and Serbia (one as Yugoslavia), with three titles; and France, Netherlands, Poland, Romania and Spain, with one title each.

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European Championship

EuroVolley Women

The 30 European Championship tournaments have been won by eight different national teams. Russia have won nineteen times (thirteen as Soviet Union). The other European Championship winners are Serbia and Italy with three wins each; Germany (as East Germany) and Poland, with two titles each; and Bulgaria, Czech Republic as (Czechoslovakia) and Netherlands, with one title each.

Go to: EuroVolley Site
Men

Champions League Volley

Zenit KAZAN of Russia are the all-time record winners of the men’s Champions League with six titles to their name, including four in a row between 2015 and 2018. However, it was Cucine Lube CIVITANOVA (pictured) of Italy who took the crown in 2019 beating the Russian side 3-1 to end their domination. 

Then after the 2020 season was abandoned due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Grupa Azoty KĘDZIERZYN KOŹLE surprised the world by taking the first ever Polish Champions League title in 2021.

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Women

Champions League Volley

Volley BERGAMO of Italy and VakifBank ISTANBUL of Turkey share the highest number of titles in the women’s competition, with four each. The winners of the first ever Super Finals were Igor Gorgonzola NOVARA, who were crowned as the queens of Europe in Berlin. 

With 2020 cancelled, the competition returned in 2021 where A. Carraro Imoco CONEGLIANO won a thrilling tie-break in Verona to take their first ever European title.

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