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  Final ranking:
 1. Lithuania
 2. Italy
 3. France
 4. Poland
 5. Estonia
 6. Latvia
 7. Czechoslovakia
 8. Egypt
 Preliminary round
 The preliminary round consisted of the eight teams being separated into two groups of four. Each group played a round-robin format tournament, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the semifinals and the bottom two playing in the lower classification matches. Wins counted for 2 points, losses for 1 point.
 Group A
 1 Lithuania 3-0
 2 Italy 2-1
 3 Estonia 1-2
 4 Egypt 0-3
 Italy 30 - 20 Estonia
 Estonia 44 - 15 Egypt
 Lithuania 22 - 20 Italy
 Lithuania 20 - 15 Estonia
 Lithuania 21 - 7 Egypt
 Italy 2 - 0 Egypt (withdrew)
 Group B
 1 Poland 2-1
 2 France 2-1
 3 Latvia 2-1
 4 Czechoslovakia 0-3
 France 26 - 19 Czechoslovakia
 France 29 - 24 Poland
 Poland 28 - 19 Czechoslovakia
 Poland 32 - 25 Latvia
 Latvia 44 - 11 Czechoslovakia
 Latvia 26 - 20 France
 Unfortunate to hosts, Latvia, they are classificated here third, because of scores differences between France-Poland-Latvia, (Latvia has -1, Poland +2 and France -1) and the next factor - points scored (Latvia has 26, France 29).
 Classification 5-8
 The bottom four teams from the preliminary group faced off in the classification matches.
 Classification semifinals
 Estonia 30 - 20 Czechoslovakia
 Latvia 2 - 0 Egypt (withdrew)
 7th/8th playoff
 Czechoslovakia 2 - 0 Egypt (withdrew)
 5th/6th playoff
 Estonia 41 - 19 Latvia
 The semifinals pitted the four top teams of the preliminary round against each other. Winners advanced to the final, with the losers playing in a match for 3rd and 4th place.
 Italy 36 - 32 France
 Lithuania 31 - 25 Poland
 Bronze medal: France 27 - 24 Poland
 Final: Lithuania 24 - 23 Italy
 1. Lithuania: Feliksas Kriauciunas, Pranas Talzunas, Stasys Sackus, Juozas Zukas, Leonas Baltrunas, Zenonas Puzinauskas, Arturas Andrulis, Leopoldas Kepalas, Pranas Mazeika, Ceslovas Dauksa, Leonas Petrauskas, Eugenijus Nikolskis (Coach: Feliksas Kriauciunas)
 2. Italy: Livio Franceschini, Ambrogio Bessi, Galeazzo Dondi, Emilio Giassetti, Giancarlo Marinelli, Camillo Marinone, Sergio Paganella, Mino Pasquini, Michele Pelliccia, Ezio Varisco
 3. France: Pierre Boel, Robert Cohu, Jacques Flouret, Henri Hell, Edmond Leclere, Henri Lesmayoux, Fernand Prudhomme, Etienne Roland, Eugene Ronner, Marcel Verot (Coach: Henri Kretzschmar)
 4. Poland: Pawel Stok, Michal Czajczyk, Stefan Gendera, Florian Grzechowiak, Zdzislaw Kasprzak, Janusz Patrzykont, Andrzej Plucinski, Zbigniew Resich, Zenon Rozycki, Jaroslaw Smigielski (Coach: Walenty Klyszejko)
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