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Men's Volleyball Qualification to Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games


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The FIVB needs to have 30 tournaments each year, it would not miss this opportunity.

Men's European Qualifier takes place in Berlin  https://www.berlin.de/aktuelles/berlin/5882456-958092-volleyballmaenner-bestreiten-olympiaqual.html

But Niger is one of those countries one basically never hears anything about at all. It exists, outside of the knowledge of most people even, and that's it  It'd be so cool if a country like that qual

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Here is the projected new World Rankings,  based on which are going to be determined the qualification groups. It was just reported on some bulgarian sites.

 

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Pool A - Brazil (1), Egypt (13), Australia (14), Puerto Rico (25)

Pool B - USA (2), BULGARIA (12), Belgium (15), Cameroon (24)

Pool C - Italy (3), Serbia (10), Cuba (16), Tunisia (23)

 

Pool D - Poland (4), France (9), Germany (17), Mexico (22)

Pool E - Russia (5), Iran (8), Slovenia (18), Finland (21)

Pool F - Canada (6), Argentina (7), Holland (19), China (20)

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19 minutes ago, Federer91 said:

Here is the projected new World Rankings,  based on which are going to be determined the qualification groups. It was just reported on some bulgarian sites.

 

fivb-projected-men-09-30-2018-2.jpg

 

Schermata-2018-10-17-alle-12.43.36.png
 

Pool A - Brazil (1), Egypt (13), Australia (14), Puerto Rico (25)

Pool B - USA (2), BULGARIA (12), Belgium (15), Cameroon (24)

Pool C - Italy (3), Serbia (10), Cuba (16), Tunisia (23)

 

Pool D - Poland (4), France (9), Germany (17), Mexico (22)

Pool E - Russia (5), Iran (8), Slovenia (18), Finland (21)

Pool F - Canada (6), Argentina (7), Holland (19), China (20)

 

I think there is a mistake here, as far as I know FIVB didn't give the same rank to teams from WCh, for example Italy finished 5th and Russia 6th. no joint 5th place. ranking will be a bit different.

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1 ora fa, MHSN ha scritto:

 

I think there is a mistake here, as far as I know FIVB didn't give the same rank to teams from WCh, for example Italy finished 5th and Russia 6th. no joint 5th place. ranking will be a bit different.

As long as no 5th place placement match has been played, they are tied. In the previous rank same places were present, I don't think this will change

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40 minutes ago, AlFHg said:

As long as no 5th place placement match has been played, they are tied. In the previous rank same places were present, I don't think this will change

Rules have changed since 2014, now they rank all teams eliminated in the same round by wins, points, set ratio, etc. See the difference in the final standings:

2014 http://poland2014.fivb.org/en/competition/final-standing

2018 http://italy-bulgaria2018.fivb.com/en/competition/final-standing

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2 horas atrás, Federer91 disse:

Here is the projected new World Rankings,  based on which are going to be determined the qualification groups. It was just reported on some bulgarian sites.

 

fivb-projected-men-09-30-2018-2.jpg

 

Schermata-2018-10-17-alle-12.43.36.png
 

Pool A - Brazil (1), Egypt (13), Australia (14), Puerto Rico (25)

Pool B - USA (2), BULGARIA (12), Belgium (15), Cameroon (24)

Pool C - Italy (3), Serbia (10), Cuba (16), Tunisia (23)

 

Pool D - Poland (4), France (9), Germany (17), Mexico (22)

Pool E - Russia (5), Iran (8), Slovenia (18), Finland (21)

Pool F - Canada (6), Argentina (7), Holland (19), China (20)

With these groups for Brazil and Argentina we can have Venezuela or Chile in the Olympics. :d

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Netherlands finished at the 8th place officially, there are some mistakes in the projected rankings. Besides that, how on earth the FIVB can decide to take the VNL-points into account? Teams like Netherlands and Slovenia weren't able to participate. Would be the 943194th disgrace of the FIVB this year.

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Here's an interview with Miroslaw Przedpelski, member of FIVB and ex-president of polish federation (unfortunately only for those who speak Polish):

 

http://www.sport.pl/siatkowka/7,64948,24066894,siatkowka-miroslaw-przedpelski-turniej-kwalifikacyjny-do-igrzysk.html

 

Few things about olympic qualifications:

- world ranking will be published January 1st 2019 and its rules will be established in November during congress in Mexico

- probably points for ranking will be count from World Cup 2015, World Championships 2018, Olympics 2016 and qualifications for last two (there are other ideas but Przedpelski says they will not pass) so it's possible that neither World League 2017 nor Nations League 2018 will count

- six intercontinental tournaments are 100% sure (nothing new but it's FIVB so it is worth mentioning, I guess)

 

Moreover he says why World Cup 2019 isn't olympic qualification anymore. The reason is that it's held in Japan and FIVB members was afraid that after the tournament there will be opinions that Japanese forgive some matches because it will be only friendly tournament for them :dunno:

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