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Beach Volleyball World Championships qualification update

 
The qualification process for the World Championships will be completed 100 days before the event
 
Lausanne, Switzerland, February 20, 2015 - Just 125 days before the start of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships The Netherlands 2015, Brazil and Germany feature four times each in the provisional FIVB National Federation Entry Ranking list for women, while Brazil and USA have four berths each in the men’s list.

The National Federation Entry Ranking list for the women’s competition in the Netherlands sees Brazil and Germany claim four spots. USA have three berths, while the Dutch, Canada, Switzerland and the Czech Republic each have two.

In the men’s Entry Ranking list, Brazil and USA each have four berths. Germany, hosts the Netherlands and Canada follow with two each.

The qualification process for the World Championships will be completed one hundred days before the start of the event, with a draw taking place for the pool phase at that point.

A total of 96 teams will qualify for the World Championships - 48 per gender. The 23 teams per gender qualifying for the World Championships via the FIVB National Federation Entry Ranking lists will be joined by three Wild Card teams. Hosts the Netherlands are guaranteed a minimum of two teams per gender and a further twenty teams (four per confederation) will qualify via Continental Tours.

The provisional entry lists below are based on the National Federation Entry Ranking on December 15, 2014.

Women’s provisional National Federation Entry Ranking list:


1    Brazil
2    USA
3    Germany
4    Czech Republic
5    Brazil
6    Brazil
7    Spain
8    Brazil
9    Germany
10    Netherlands - Hosts
11    China
12    Germany
13    Italy
14    Slovakia
15    Switzerland
16    USA
17    Australia
18    Canada
19    Canada
20    Switzerland
21    Germany
22    Poland
23    USA
24    Czech Republic
25    Netherlands - Hosts
26    Wild Card - To be confirmed
27    Wild Card -
To be confirmed
28    Wild Card -
To be confirmed
29-48 Continental berths (four per confederation) - To be confirmed

Men’s provisional National Federation Entry Ranking list:

1    USA
2    Brazil
3    Poland
4    Italy
5    Latvia
6    Brazil
7    Brazil
8    Germany
9    USA
10    Netherlands - Hosts
11    Russia
12    USA
13    USA
14    Spain
15    Germany
16    Switzerland
17    Canada
18    Netherlands - Hosts
19    Canada
20    Austria
21    Poland
22    Australia
23    Kazakhstan
24    France
25    Brazil
26    Wild Card -
To be confirmed
27    Wild Card -
To be confirmed
28    Wild Card -
To be confirmed
29-48 Continental berths (four per confederation) - To be confirmed

Click here for more information on the qualification process.





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