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Successful Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 across the globe

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 17, 2020 – From January 5-12, the highly-anticipated Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 events were successfully held across all five Continental Confederations with packed stadiums, exceptional broadcasting technology, and spectacular performances bringing the best of volleyball to fans all over the world.

Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification 2020 - Results

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 13, 2020 - The Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification took place from January 5 to 12 in Egypt, China, Germany, Canada and Chile.

Last Daruma dolls go to Canada, Venezuela and Iran

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 12, 2020 – Iran, Venezuela and Canada grabbed the last three available tickets to the men’s Olympic volleyball tournament at Tokyo 2020. On Sunday, these three teams triumphed as winners of their respective continental Olympic qualifiers to receive their Daruma dolls, symbolizing their right to play at the 2020 Games.

Iran v China in Asian final; Colombia, Canada stay unbeaten

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 11, 2020 – Iran and hosts China advanced to the deciding final of Asia’s continental Olympic qualification tournament in Jiangmen. On Sunday, they will lock horns for the single available Asian ticket to Tokyo 2020. Colombia and hosts Chile posted wins on the second competition day of the South American qualifier in Santiago. In Vancouver, where the NORCECA event is taking place, hosts Canada and Puerto Rico came out victorious on Saturday.

France, Tunisia earn right to play at Tokyo 2020

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 10, 2020 – Tunisia became the first team to book one of the five tickets to Tokyo 2020, available through the continental Olympic qualification tournaments, by topping the standings at the event in Cairo. Shortly after, on Friday evening, France followed suit by winning the final of the European qualifier in Berlin.

France and Germany to battle it out for Europe’s Olympic ticket

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 9, 2020 – France will play against hosts Germany in the crucial final of the men’s European continental Olympic qualifier in Berlin on Friday. The French mounted a furious comeback from two sets behind in their semifinal against Slovenia. Germany knocked Bulgaria out in four sets.

Bulgaria, France, Qatar, Iran, China on to continental qualifier semifinals

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 8 2020 – Bulgaria outplayed European champions Serbia to register their third win in as many matches in the CEV continental Olympic qualification tournament in Berlin and progress to Thursday’s semifinal against hosts Germany. France finished second in Pool B to meet Pool A winners Slovenia for a spot in Friday’s final.

Germany and Slovenia advance to Europe’s qualifier semis

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 7 2020 – Germany and Slovenia became the first two teams to advance to the semifinals of Europe’s continental Olympic qualification tournament in Berlin, after Tuesday’s two five-setters in Pool A polarized the standings ahead of the last match on Wednesday.

Richards: It's a very important win for us of course

Jiangmen, China, January 7, 2020 - Thomas Edgar tallied 30 points including 26 attacks and 4 aces to lead Australia to a 3-2 (23-25, 25-23, 26-24, 20-25, 19-17) victory over Korea in pool B of the AVC Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification on Tuesday.

Eight teams gear up for Olympic ticket in Asia

Jiangmen, China, January 6, 2020 - The AVC Men's Continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournament is set to take place in Jiangmen, China this week with the head coaches expecting a difficult competition as the eight teams in contention play for a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Olympic hopefuls back in action

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 4, 2020 - Christmas and New Year celebrations are different when a place at the Olympics is on the line.

Five Olympic vacancies at stake as five continental qualifiers set to begin

Lausanne, Switzerland, January 3, 2020 – The five vacancies in the men’s volleyball tournament of the 2020 Olympic Games that are still available are about to be contested at various venues on all five continents over the next few days and the line-up for Tokyo 2020 should be finalized by January 12.

2019 Review: Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Poland, Russia, USA secure spots at 2020 Olympics

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 23, 2019 – Argentina, Brazil, Italy, Poland, Russia and USA are the national teams that topped the final standings of the six qualification tournaments in August and, hence, claimed the first six vacancies, alongside hosts Japan, in the men’s volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympic Games from July 24 through August 9, 2020.

Focus on Tokyo 2020 as last tickets in sight

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 12, 2019 - As focus now shifts back from club action to national teams, 29 men's squads are all lined up to make the final push for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, through the last qualification process in the very first week of the new year.

Last stop on Road to Tokyo 2020 all set up

Lausanne, Switzerland, December 8, 2019 - The last ten tickets (five per gender) for the volleyball tournament at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be punched in January at the continental Tokyo Volleyball Qualification tournaments - and these tournaments are now all set and confirmed.

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