Classification in the preliminary rounds is decided
by the number of points gained by teams
participating in the same group in a given host
The classification in the general ranking of the
preliminary rounds of the 2002 WGP is decided by the
total number of World Grand Prix Points (GPP) gained
by the teams in the preliminary matches.
The following points will be gained by each team
- Match won 2 World Grand Prix Points
- Match lost 1 World Grand Prix Point
- Match forfeited 0 World Grand Prix Points
In the case of an equal number of points being
gained by two or more teams, the FIVB General
Regulations, article 8.3 (set quotient), shall
For the final round, China, plus the top 3 teams
after the preliminary round will qualify.