19th WMC Volleyball Women & 36th WMC Volleyball Men – Edmonton (CAN) – Day 5



EDMONTON (CAN) – The first classification games (for places 5 to 8) started yesterday, May 31, in Edmonton (CAN) in the framework of the 19th WMC Volleyball Women & 36th WMC Volleyball Men.


  • Men’s competition


USA, who took the last place of the Pool B, was facing the host country Canada, third of the Pool A. It was a very tense and suspenseful game, but unfortunately for the local fans, the US team finally won the tie break after four wonderful sets (18/25, 25/23, 25/22, 24/26, 15/11).  In the other game, France (3B) easily defeated the Netherlands (4A) in three sets (25/12, 25/16, 25/19) and will thus face USA for the 5/6 place game. The 7/8 place game will feature Canada and the Netherlands



  • Women’s competition


USA and Kenya were facing for the first game of classification for the place 5/7 of the female tournament. After losing the two initial sets 17/25, the Kenyan team reacted in the third set they won after a hard fight (27/25). Unfortunately for the sole African representatives of the tournament, USA continued the path towards victory as they won the last sets 25/16.



Program 1 June:


Men’s competition (semi-finals)

  • 1st Pool A - 2nd Pool B (Semi 3): CHINA – GERMANY

  • 1st Pool B - 2nd Pool A (Semi 4): BRAZIL – KOREA


Women’s competition (semi-finals)

  • 1st Pool A - 2nd Pool B: BRAZIL - FRANCE

  • 2nd Pool A - 1st Pool B: GERMANY – CHINA


Women’s competition (classification games)

  • 3rd Pool A - 4th Pool A: CANADA – KENYA



Program 2 June:


Men’s competition (classification games)

  • Place 7/8 Game: CANADA – THE NETHERLANDS

  • Place 5/6 Game: FRANCE – UNITED STATES


Women’s competition (classification games)

  • 3rd Pool A - 3rd Pool B: CANADA – UNITED STATES



Daily Bulletin N°5


All the games are available in livestreaming on the Facebook Page Canadian Armed Forces Sports.

More information on the Organizing Committee website.

All the pictures of the event are available on the CISM Flickr account


(Source: CISM Media and Communication Department)

(Pictures: Mr. Maxime Morlet, CISM Media and Communication Assistant)