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WORLD LEAGUE

PREVIEW

Record-breaking tournament ends with Olympic dress rehearsal

The 2015 edition of the FIVB Volleyball World League

follows on the heels of the FIVB Volleyball Men’s World

Championship Poland 2014, with teams now refocusing

their efforts and sights on the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

de Janeiro.

The World League Finals will be played at the iconic

Maracanãzinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from July 15 to 19

and will serve as a test event for the volleyball competition

scheduled to take place in the same venue at the Olympics

next year.

That volleyball attracted the most attention for Rio 2016

tickets (27 per cent), ahead of football (21.9 per cent),

swimming (21 per cent) and athletics (20.6 per cent) is

testimony to the continued work by the FIVB to grow

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