Volleyball Competition Begins at 2018 World Military Championships

  2 Bill Stadick | May 28th, 2018 | International Volleyball, News

This week, 11 countries and 325 military delegates will be participating in the International Military Sports Council (CISM) World Men’s and Women’s Volleyball Championships at the CFB Edmonton Military Fitness Center in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

The Chinese men’s side features several players also listed on the 2018 Volleyball Nations League roster, including setter Tianyi Mao, libero Xiateng Ma and middle blocker Chuanhang Tang.

Representing the USA will be the United States Air Force men’s and women’s teams, both of which took home gold medals at the 2018 Armed Forces Volleyball Championship at Hurlburt Field, Fla. from May 7-11.

Pool play action runs from May 28th through May 30th, with playoffs starting on Thursday, May 31st.


Men’s Women’s
Pool A Pool B Pool A Pool B
1. Canada 1. France 1. Canada 1. France
2. Netherlands 2. Germany 2. Germany 2. China
3. China 3. USA 3. Kenya 3. USA
4. Korea 4. Brazil 4. Brazil

PLAY SCHEDULE (All times Mountain Time)

Monday, May 28  Men’s Women’s
10:00 MT Germany-USA 10:00 Kenya-Brazil
13:30 France-Brazil 13:30 France-China
15:30 Netherlands-China
19:00 Canada-Korea 19:00 Canada-Germany
Rest USA
Tuesday, May 29
10:00 France-Germany 10:00 USA-France
13:30 USA-Brazil 13:30 Brazil-Germany
15:30 China-Korea
19:00 Canada-Netherlands 19:00 Kenya-Canada
Rest China
Wednesday, May 30
10h00 USA-France 10:00 China-USAA
13:30 Netherlands-Korea 13:30 Germany-Kenya
15:30 Germany-Brazil
19:00 China-Canada 19:00 Canada-Brazil
Rest France

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Ready to take on the world! U.S. Armed Forces Women’s Volleyball Team has arrived in Edmonton, Canada for the CISM World Military Volleyball Championship. Go USA 🇺🇸 #armedforcessports #armedforcesvolleyball #cismusa @allarmysports @military1source @myairforcelife

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US Men’s Armed Forces Volleyball Team getting ready for the CISM World Military Championship in Edmonton, Canada 26 May – 5 June. Go USA 🇺🇸 @allarmysports @myairforcelife @military1source #CISMUSA #armedforcesvolleyball #armedforcessports

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