Asian Women's U23 Volleyball Championship

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Asian Women's U23 Volleyball Championship
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019 Asian Women's U23 Volleyball Championship
Sport Volleyball
Founded 2015
Inaugural season 2015
No. of teams 13 (Finals)
Continent Asia and Oceania (AVC)
Most recent
champion(s)
 China (2nd title)
Most titles  China (2 title)
TV partner(s) SMMTV
Official website Asian Volleyball Confederation

The Asian Women's U23 Volleyball Championship is an international volleyball competition in Asia and Oceania contested by the under 23 Women's national teams of the members of Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), the sport's continent governing body. The first championship was held in Pasig, Philippines, in 2015. The tournament doubled as the World Championship qualifiers, where the top 2 teams qualified for the FIVB Volleyball Women's U23 World Championship.

The current champion is China, which won the second title at the 2019 tournament. The tournament have been won by two national teams: China with two titles and Japan with one title.

The 2019 Asian Championship took place in Hà Nội, Vietnam, from 13 to 21 July.

Results summary[edit]

Year Host Final Third place match Teams
Champions Score Runners-up Third-place Score Fourth-place
2015
Details
Philippines
Pasig

China
3–1
Thailand

South Korea
3–0
Japan
12
2017
Details
Thailand
Nakhon Ratchasima

Japan
3–2
Thailand

Vietnam
3–0
Chinese Taipei
13
2019
Details
Vietnam
Hà Nội

China
3–0
North Korea

Vietnam
3–1
Thailand
13

Teams reaching the top four[edit]

Team Winners Runners-up Third-place Fourth-place
 China 2 (2015, 2019)
 Japan 1 (2017) 1 (2015)
 Thailand 2 (2015, 2017) 1 (2019)
 North Korea 1 (2019)
 Vietnam 2 (2017, 2019)
 South Korea 1 (2015)
 Chinese Taipei 1 (2017)

Champions by region[edit]

Federation (Region) Champion(s) Number
EAZVA (East Asia) China (2), Japan (1) 3 titles

Hosts[edit]

Times Hosted Nations Year(s)
1  Philippines 2015
 Thailand 2017
 Vietnam 2019

Medal summary[edit]

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  China 2 0 0 2
2  Japan 1 0 0 1
3  Thailand 0 2 0 2
4  North Korea 0 1 0 1
5  Vietnam 0 0 2 2
6  South Korea 0 0 1 1
Totals (6 nations) 3 3 3 9

Participating nations[edit]

Nation Philippines
2015
Thailand
2017
Vietnam
2019
Years
 Australia 10th 9th 2
 China 1st 1st 2
 Chinese Taipei 5th 4th 5th 3
 Hong Kong 6th 7th 2
 India 6th 10th 2
 Iran 8th 8th 2
 Japan 4th 1st 2
 Kazakhstan 9th 5th 6th 3
 Macau 11th 13th 11th 3
 Malaysia 7th 1
 Maldives 12th 12th 2
 New Zealand 11th 8th 2
 North Korea 2nd 1
 Philippines 7th 1
 Sri Lanka 12th 13th 2
 South Korea 3rd 1
 Thailand 2nd 2nd 4th 3
 Uzbekistan 10th 9th 2
 Vietnam 3rd 3rd 2
Total 12 13 13

Debut of teams[edit]

Year Debutants Total
2015  China 12
 Chinese Taipei
 India
 Iran
 Japan
 Kazakhstan
 Macau
 Maldives
 Philippines
 South Korea
 Thailand
 Uzbekistan
2017  Australia 6
 Hong Kong
 Malaysia
 New Zealand
 Sri Lanka
 Vietnam
2019  North Korea 1

Awards[edit]

Most Valuable Player[edit]

Year
Most Valuable Player
2015 China Liu Yanhan
2017 Japan Misaki Yamauchi
2019 China Wu Han

Best Opposite Spiker[edit]

Year
Best Opposite Spiker
2015 Thailand Pimpichaya Kokram
2017 Thailand Pimpichaya Kokram
2019 China Sun Jie

Best Outside Spikers[edit]

Year
Best Outside Spikers
2015 China Liu Yanhan
South Korea Lee So-young
2017 Thailand Chatchu-on Moksri
Vietnam Trần Thị Thanh Thúy
2019 North Korea Son Hyang Mi
Vietnam Trần Thị Thanh Thúy

Best Middle Blockers[edit]

Year
Best Middle Blockers
2015 China Zheng Yixin
Thailand Hattaya Bamrungsuk
2017 Japan Ayaka Sugi
Thailand Hathairat Jarat
2019 China Gao Yi
Vietnam Nguyễn Thị Trinh

Best Setter[edit]

Year
Best Setter
2015 China Chen Xintong
2017 Japan Miki Sukurai
2019 North Korea Ri Jong Hyang

Best Libero[edit]

Year
Best Libero
2015 South Korea Kim Yeong-yeon
2017 Chinese Taipei Li Xiang-chen
2019 Thailand Jidapa Nahuanong

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