Eczacibasi VitrA recovered from a third set loss to beat Dinamo Krasnodar in an all-European affair, winning 3-1 (25-16, 25-21, 24-26, 25-19).
Volero Zurich claimed their spot on the podium with a surprisingly comfortable straight sets (25-21, 25-17, 25-18) win over Rexona AdeS in the opening match of the day. It is the host’s first ever medal in the tournament after losing out at the last two tournaments.
The ninth edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s Club World Championship took place in Zurich from May 6 to 10.
The Women’s Club World Championship has had nine different winners from five different countries. Brazil and Turkey have been represented on the winner’s podium three times while Azerbaijan, Italy and Russia have all had clubs win the competition once.
Six clubs competed for the crown in 2015, including Volero Zurich (Switzerland), Hisamitsu Springs (Japan), Eczacibasi VitrA Istanbul (Turkey), Rexona Ades (Brazil), Dinamo Krasnodar (Russia) and Mirador (Dominican Republic).