FIVB Women's team wrap up Grand Prix, turn focus to World Championships
On September 23, Italy will host the quadrennial FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship through October 12. The 17th edition of the tournament, which began in 1952, will take place in the cities of Bari, Milan, Modena, Rome, Trieste and Verona.
A total of 24 teams will compete for the title following continental qualifications.
Pool A: Italy, Dominican Republic, Germany, Argentina, Coratia and Tunisia
Pool B: Brazil, Serbia, Turkey, Canada, Cameroon and Bulgaria
Pool C: USA, Russia, Thailand, the Netherlands, Kazakhstan and Mexico
Pool D: Japan, China, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Belgium and Azerbijan
Prior to the women’s event, the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championships begin in one week’s time, in Poland.
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