Women’s World Championship: 10 photos we liked


Serbian players shed tears of joy after winning championship point (Yokohama, Japan, October 20)

Lausanne, Switzerland, October 26, 2018 – Browse through a selection of key moments from the 2018 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship in Japan with a selection of our favourite moments captured on camera.

It all culminated in celebrations for Serbia, who claimed their first ever FIVB World Championship trophy (Yokohama, Japan, October 20).

Italy’s journey to the final deserved applause - Davide Mazzanti's team prevailed against China in the semifinals in a hard-fought five-set thriller (Yokohama, Japan, October 19).

Captain Zhu Ting celebrated with Li Yingying after the 18-year-old’s 20-point performance against the Netherlands led China to bronze (Yokohama, Japan, October 20).

Tijana Boskovic and mascot Volleyboo after the tournament's MVP scored 29 points in Serbia’s 3-1 win over Italy in the third round (Nagoya, Japan, October 16).

Japan needed to claim just one set off Brazil to reach the final six, and managed to win two (Nagoya, Japan, October 11).

Big in Japan – that’s how popular the Brazilian players are in Hamamatsu and with the city's Brazilian community (Hamamatsu, Japan, September 30).

A perfectly timed shot of the German players jumping for joy after their 3-2 win over Brazil (Nagoya, Japan, October 7).

Puerto Rico showed great sportsmanship after their match against Serbia. The Puerto Ricans hugged Serbian player Bojana Milenkovic, who suffered a knee injury in their encounter (Nagoya, Japan, October 7).

And Cameroon turned the volleyball court into a dance floor as they celebrated opening the World Championship with a 3-1 win against Mexico (Yokohama, Japan, September 29).

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