FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship

NationGold
Soviet Union6
Brazil3
Italy3
Poland 1
Czechoslovakia2
United States1
East Germany1
YearHostChampions
(Head Coach)
Score
(MVP)
Runners-up
1949CzechoslovakiaSoviet Union
Gregory Berlyand
Round-robinCzechoslovakia
1952Soviet UnionSoviet Union
Anatolei Ivanovich Chinilin
Round-robinCzechoslovakia
1956FranceCzechoslovakiaRound-robinRomania
1960BrazilSoviet UnionRound-robinCzechoslovakia
1962Soviet UnionSoviet UnionRound-robinCzechoslovakia
1966CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakiaRound-robinRomania
1970BulgariaEast Germany
Herbert Jenter
Round-robinBulgaria
1974MexicoPoland
Hubert Jerzy Wagner
Round-robinSoviet Union
1978ItalySoviet Union
Viacheslav Platonov
3–0Italy
1982ArgentinaSoviet Union
Viacheslav Platonov
3–0
Vyacheslav Zaytsev (USSR)
Brazil
1986FranceUnited States
Marvin Dunphy
3–1
Philippe Blain (FRA)
Soviet Union
1990BrazilItaly
Julio Velasco
3–1
Andrea Lucchetta (ITA)
Cuba
1994GreeceItaly
Julio Velasco
3–1
Lorenzo Bernardi (ITA)
Netherlands
1998JapanItaly
Paulo Roberto de Freitas
3–0
Rafael Pascual (ESP)
FR Yugoslavia
2002ArgentinaBrazil
Bernardo Rezende
3–2
Marcos Milinkovic (ARG)
Russia
2006JapanBrazil
Bernardo Rezende
3–0
Gilberto Godoy Filho (BRA)
Poland
2010ItalyBrazil
Bernardo Rezende
3–0
Murilo Endres (BRA)
Cuba
2014PolandPoland
Stéphane Antiga
3–1
Mariusz Wlazły (POL)
Brazil
2018Bulgaria / ItalyPoland
Vital Heynen
3–0
Bartosz Kurek (POL)
Brazil
2022Russia