DRAW FOR OLYMPIC BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD IN MOSCOW

DRAW FOR OLYMPIC BEACH VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT TO BE HELD IN MOSCOW

Twenty-four teams per gender to learn their fate

Set to take place from July 24 to August 7, the Beach Volleyball tournament at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be held at Shiokaze Park and feature a total of 24 teams per gender.

A drawing of lots ceremony will be held at 16:00 MSK (15:00 CET) on Monday July 5 at the Radisson Collection Hotel in Moscow, Russia to determine the composition of the pools for the Olympic competition. The draw will be streamed live across the Volleyball World channels.

The qualification process for the Tokyo Olympics will be completed next week when Continental Cup Finals take place around the world from June 21 to 27 and five countries per gender, one from each continent, earn a place at the Olympics.

To date, 19 berths per gender have been claimed as follows:

Qualification path & berths per country – Men

Host country (1 berth): Japan
2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (1 berth): ROC
2019 FIVB Tokyo Beach Volleyball Qualification (2 berths): Italy, Latvia
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking (15 berths): Norway, Qatar, Brazil (2 berths), Poland (2 berths), Netherlands, Germany, ROC, Czech Republic, USA (2 berths), Spain, Italy, Chile.
Continental Cup (5 berths): TBC – Tournaments to be played from June 21-27

Qualification path & berths per country – Women

Host country (1 berth): Japan
2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (1 berth): Canada
2019 FIVB Olympic Qualification Tournament (2 berths): Latvia, Spain
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking (15 berths): USA, Brazil (2 berths), Australia, USA (2 berths), Switzerland (2 berths), ROC, Canada, Netherlands, China, Czech Republic, Germany (2 berths), Italy
Continental Cup (5 berths): TBC – Tournaments to be played from June 21-27

The teams list for the Beach Volleyball tournament at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be confirmed after July 1.

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