Seven groups per gender have already secured their spots at Paris 2024, whereas workforce rosters are additionally set to develop to 13 with addition of non-competing athlete
The ladies’s and males’s volleyball tournaments on the Olympic Video games Paris 2024 are set to be a key spotlight of the yr forward. The sixteenth Olympic volleyball competitors will get underway from 27 July to 11 August on the South Paris Area, located inside Paris Expo, with the world’s finest on the hunt for gold.
Having made its Olympic debut at Tokyo 1964, volleyball will grace the Olympic stage for the sixteenth time and for its first-ever look at a Video games held within the French capital. The South Paris Area, nestled within the coronary heart of the town, will present the stage for a fierce competitors between 12 girls’s and 12 males’s groups, all with one goal in thoughts – Olympic glory.
The FIVB has additionally confirmed that, for the primary time within the historical past of the Olympic volleyball competitors, every workforce collaborating within the Video games can be entitled to incorporate one non-competing (AP) athlete to exchange an athlete for medical causes. As such, workforce rosters will enhance from 12 to 13 athletes.
The choice follows in depth session between the FIVB and IOC with a view to extend roster sizes nearer to these of the FIVB’s fundamental occasions to permit groups better flexibility and workforce depth. AP athletes are non-competing athletes accredited by the IOC and function a last-minute substitute if an athlete is unable to compete resulting from damage or sickness. The changed athlete shall not be allowed to compete for the rest of the competitors.
Whereas the thirteenth athlete will be capable to attend matches and prepare with the workforce, they won’t be accommodated within the Olympic Village except further assist is granted by the respective Nationwide Olympic Committee. Extra info on the AP athlete process can be supplied in a to-be-released up to date model of the Competitors Rules of the Olympic Video games Paris 2024 volleyball match.
The Drawing of Tons (DoL) course of for Paris 2024 has additionally been confirmed. The twelve certified groups can be ranked based on their place within the World Rating on 17 June 2024 for the ladies’s groups and 24 June 2024 for the lads’s groups.
Because the host workforce, France is seeded 1st and can be positioned within the prime place of Pool A. The 2 prime ranked groups seeded 2nd and third can be positioned on the prime of Swimming pools B and C respectively. The remaining 9 groups can be distributed throughout three bowls of three groups every based mostly on their place within the World Rating and drawn for his or her seed line by line making use of the serpentine system.
The competitors format for the Olympic volleyball match has additionally been confirmed
Hosts France, who’ve mechanically certified for each tournaments, can be trying to experience the wave of dwelling assist to victory. The boys’s nationwide workforce, led by Tokyo 2020 Most Precious Participant Earvin Ngapeth (pictured in the principle picture), may even have the chance to defend its first-ever Olympic volleyball title from the newest version of the Video games.
One other six groups per gender have already secured their spots on the Video games by way of the FIVB Street to Paris Volleyball Qualifiers held in 2023. On the ladies’s facet, the Dominican Republic, Türkiye, United States, Serbia, Brazil and Poland earned the fitting to compete at Paris 2023.
Groups already certified for the ladies’s Olympic volleyball competitors
The boys’s nationwide groups of Germany, the USA, Poland, Brazil, Japan and Canada have additionally booked their tickets to the Video games.
Groups already certified for the lads’s Olympic volleyball competitors
The ultimate Olympic line-up can be formally accomplished with one other 5 groups per gender, based mostly on the FIVB Volleyball World Rating after the top of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL) 2024 Preliminary Section, with precedence given to nations from continents that don’t but have groups certified for the Video games to ensure the precept of universality.
For the groups that simply missed out on an Olympic ticket ultimately yr’s match, it’s nonetheless all to play for with the Girls’s VNL Preliminary Section set to get underway on 14 Could whereas the Males’s on 21 Could.
The Paris 2024 Volleyball Qualification System and Competitors Rules could be discovered in additional element in each English and French here.
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