Following enter from quite a lot of stakeholders, the World ParaVolley Sport Division has ready the under assertion relating to the affect of the delay of the ParaVolley Africa Zone Championships and the affect on the Paris 2024 Qualification course of. That is essential data for quite a lot of nations, together with these taking part within the World Cup.
On account of the delay to the 2023 ParaVolley Africa Zonal Championships, we’re issuing this clarification to the qualification course of for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Video games.
Precept 1: The qualification course of for the eight (8) groups that take part within the Paralympic Video games allocates one (1) place to the Host, one (1) place to the winner of the 2022 World Championships, 4 (4) positions to the winner or highest non-qualified group from every of the 2023 Zonal Championships, one (1) place to the winner or highest ranked non-qualified group from the 2023 World Cup, and one (1) place to the winner of the 2024 Remaining Qualifier occasion.
Precept 2: The qualification course of ought to observe the above sequence of occasions.
Precept 3: The groups taking part within the Remaining Qualifier, would be the highest ranked not but certified groups, no matter Zone.
World ParaVolley acknowledges that the motion of the 2023 PVA Zonal Championship to observe the 2023 World Cup has disturbed the integrity of the qualification course of as described above.
Because of this, World ParaVolley has decided that:
- The nomination of the groups (Males and Ladies) that qualify to the Paralympic Video games from the World Cup will probably be delayed till the completion of the PVA Zonal Championships.
- Following the completion of the PVA Zonal Championships in February 2024, the place allotted to the PVA Zone will probably be decided.
- Following the allocation of the PVA place, the group that qualifies from the World Cup will probably be formally decided.
The Remaining Qualification occasion will probably be held in China in April 2024. The rules for the groups taking part within the Remaining Qualification occasion are:
- The occasion will probably be an eight (8) group invitational occasion.
- The invited groups would be the highest ranked non-qualified groups primarily based on World Rankings following the conclusion of the World Cup.
For any additional clarification, please contact the Sport Division – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Stephen Giugni OAM
WPV Sport Director