2007 FIVB WORLD GRAND PRIX

 

PRELIMINARY ROUND: WEEK 1
3 - 5 August 2007

Host Organiser: Tokyo, JAPAN  GROUP A    
 
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Teams participating in Tokyo, JAPAN:
Japan, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Kazakhstan
 

A full venue during the 2006 WGP

                                                            


The Ariake Colosseum with a capacity of  9,000 seats

Tokyo, Japan's capital city, where the 1st and 2nd week preliminary rounds will be staged is the centre of the political and financial life in Japan and has an entire population of over eleven million.

 
 

Host Organiser: Verona, ITALY GROUP B      >>>

Teams participating in , ITALY:                                                                                                      Italy, Brazil, Netherlands, Chinese Taipei
    

Palaolimpia in Verona, capacity 5500

 

After having organised some World League matches, in 2007 the World Grand Prix Preliminary Round will be organised in Verona

                 

Verona, the city along the Adige river, at the foot of the Lessini Mountains. Over the years, Verona became a very important city due to its geographical and commercial gateway to the north and the centre of Italy and its port provided access to northern Europe. For this reason it bacame one of the most highly developed urban centres in Italy.

              

Host Organiser: Rzeszów, POLAND GROUP C     

Teams participating in Rzeszów, POLAND:                                                                              Poland, Russia, USA, China  

Na Podpromiu, with a capacity of 5000 spectators

   

Rzeszów is an economic, scientific and cultural centre of southeastern Poland, the capital of the Podkarpackie Province and the seat of the Aughorities of the Catholic Diocese. With a population of around 160.000 it is one of the largest cities of the region.

In 2003 the Women's European Championships qualification tournament was organised in Rzeszow, followed in 2005 by the World Championships Qualification Tournament.

Rzeszów is the home town of the very popular Volleyball club, AZS Resovia Rzeszow and many famous Polish Volleyball stars, like Stanislaw Cosciniak, Marek Karbasz or Bronislaw Bebel played for this club.

Rzeszów