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Interesting stats of World Championship

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The two matches on the closing day of the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championships were sellout affairs of 12,600 spectators, tying the previous record from the semifinal of Italy v China.



And after that incredible piece of information, here are for the very last time all the useless stats at the end of Italy 2014:

– 102 matches

– 370 sets played

– 16,268 rallies played

– Longest match: 2 hours 27 mins (2:39 incl. breaks), DOM v GER 3-2 on 23 Sep.

– Quickest match: 1 hour 0 mins (1:06 incl. breaks), TUR v KAZ 3-0 on 5 Oct.

– Quickest match: 1 hour 3 mins (1:09 incl. breaks) twice, ITA v TUN 3-0 on 23 Sep. and SRB v KAZ 3-0 on 2 Oct.

– Quickest set (excl. tie-break): 18 mins three times, ITA v TUN first set (25-11) on 23 Sep.; TUN v CRO first set (06-25) on 27 Sep.; TUR v KAZ first set (25-15) on 5 Oct.

– Longest set 45 mins: THA v MEX second set (36-34) on 25 Sep.

– Longest tie-break 24 mins: CRO v DOM (17-19) on 25 Sep.

– Quickest tie-break: 13 mins DOM-BEL (15-06) on 1 Oct.

– Highest scoring set: 36-34 second set THA v MEX on 25 Sep.

– Lowest scoring set: 25-06 first set CRO v TUN on 27 Sep.

– 18 matches in five sets (18%)

– 28 matches in four sets (27%)

– 56 matches in three sets (55%)

– Most spectators: 12,600 three times, ITA v CHN in Milan on 11 Oct.; ITA v BRA & USA v CHN in Milan on 12 Oct.

– Fewest spectators: 200 twice RUS v MEX in Verona on 24 Sep. and TUN v ARG in Rome on 28 Sep.

– Total spectators to date: 328,500

– Total hours of volleyball played to date: 176 hours 3 mins (or 7 days, 8 hours, 3 mins)


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