Women’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifying Tournament to get underway

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, September 12, 2023.- The Women’s Volleyball Olympic Qualifying Tournament will get underway from September 16-24 in China, Japan and Poland.

With pools in China, Japan and Poland, the women will be the first to play in the Road to Paris Volleyball Qualifiers. A week later, from September 30-October 8, the men will compete in Brazil, Japan and China. Two national teams in each of the three pools per gender will book their spots at next year’s Games.

Watch all the matches of the Volleyball Olympic Qualifying Tournament on VBTV.

United States are aiming to defend their Olympic title in Paris, but will have to go through Italy, Poland, Germany, Thailand, Colombia, Korea and Slovenia to clinch one of the two spots on offer in their Pool C to be played in Lodz, Poland.

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Dominican Republic, after retaining their continental title will be in Pool A, in China, where they will face two NORCECA rivals, Canada and Mexico, in addition the home team, Serbia, the Netherlands, Czechia and Ukraine.

Puerto Rico completes the list of NORCECA teams, they will battle hosts Japan, Brazil, Türkiye, Belgium, Bulgaria, Argentina and Peru in Pool B.

Follow the tournament at Volleyball Olympic Qualifying Tournament