European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948 by Tomasz MalolepszyEuropean Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948 by Tomasz Malolepszy

European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948

byTomasz Malolepszy

Hardcover | February 28, 2013

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The first European Championship in men's volleyball was contested in 1948 by just six teams, and the inaugural women's tournament took place in 1949. As the sport spread in popularity throughout the continent, so did the number of teams participating. Today, the European Championship is played under the auspices of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), of which 55 nations are members; 16 of these 55 teams are able to play for the gold in the championships.In European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948, Tomasz Malolepszy charts the growth and expansion of this sport in Europe with a complete statistical history of both the men's and women's competition. For the first time ever, volleyball fans can find detailed results, rosters, medalists, and standings for the European Championships all in a single volume. In addition, this book contains a list of interesting records, many of which have never before been published. European Volleyball Championship Results is a valuable resource for any volleyball fan, journalist, or researcher. Companion volumes to this book include European Soccer Championship Results: Since 1958, European Ice Hockey Championship Results: Since 1910, and European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935.
Tomasz Malolepszy is assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Zielona Góra in Poland. A mathematician, sport historian, and statistician, he is the author of Historia Koszykówki - Mistrzostwa Europy od Szwajcarii 1935 r. do Polski 2009 r., a history of the European Basketball Championships published in his native Polish.
Title:European Volleyball Championship Results: Since 1948Format:HardcoverProduct dimensions:186 pages, 9.28 × 6.26 × 0.77 inShipping dimensions:9.28 × 6.26 × 0.77 inPublished:February 28, 2013Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810887851

ISBN - 13:9780810887855


Editorial Reviews

This book charts the growth and history of volleyball in Europe. It is largely a statistical recap of men's and women's competitions dating from the first competition of the sport in Europe in 1948 through 2012. The sport has grown in popularity across Europe over those years and today the European Championship has 55 participating nations; 16 of whom can qualify to play for the gold in the championships. The work begins with a two-page introduction to the history of the sport. . . .The bulk of the volume consists of statistics on game results, team rosters, medalists, and standings for European championship games. The work also includes a list of unique records, some of which have never been published.