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Volleyball

Volleyball will make its fourteenth appearance at the

Olympic Games in 2016. Twelve teams per gender will

compete to become Rio 2016 Olympic champions at

the iconic Maracanãzinho, with the tournament taking

place from August 6-21.

Men’s World Olympic

Qualification Tournament

(Tokyo, Japan)

Competing will be: The hosts (Japan), the top three

ranked teams from Asia according to the FIVB Men’s

World Ranking (Australia, China, Iran), the second

and third placed teams from the European Olympic

Qualification Tournament (France and Poland), the

second placed team from the South American Olympic

Qualification Tournament (Venezuela) and the second

placed team from the NORCECA Olympic Qualification

Tournament (Canada). If an Asian team is ranked

among the top three, then the next ranked team will

be qualified.

Men’s World Olympic

Qualification Tournament

(Mexico City, Mexico)

Competing will be: The third placed team from the

South American Olympic Qualification Tournament

(Chile), the third placed team from the NORCECA

Olympic Qualification Tournament (Mexico) and the

second and third placed teams from the African Olympic

Qualification Tournament (Algeria and Tunisia).

Rio 2016

Olympic Games

Qualification

Team

Qualified via

Dates

Location

Brazil

Host country

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USA

FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup winners

September 8-23, 2015 Various, JPN

Italy

FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Cup runners-up

September 8-23, 2015 Various, JPN

Argentina

South American Olympic Qualification Tournament winners October 7-11, 2016 Caracas, VEN

Russia

Europe Olympic Qualification Tournament winners

January 5-10, 2016 Berlin, GER

Egypt

Africa Olympic Qualification Tournament winners

January 7-14, 2016 Brazzaville, COD

Cuba

NORCECA Olympic Qualification Tournament winners

January 8-10, 2016 Edmonton, CAN

Highest ranked Asian team

Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament

May 28-June 5, 2016 Tokyo, JPN

Highest ranked team

Second ranked team

Third ranked team

Top ranked team

Men’s World Olympic Qualification Tournament

June 3-5, 2016

Mexico City, MEX

Men’s Qualification

For a full breakdown of which teams

have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic

Games

click here

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