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THE U17 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DRAWS TO BE STREAMED LIVE ON 1 MAY

THE U17 FIVB VOLLEYBALL WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS DRAWS TO BE STREAMED LIVE ON 1 MAY

Next editions of the U21 FIVB Volleyball World Championships will be held in 2025 and 2028

  • The drawing of lots for the U17 FIVB Volleyball World Championships 2024 to take place on 1 May
  • The drawing of lots ceremonies for the girlsโ€™ event in Peru and the boysโ€™ event in Bulgaria are to be streamed live on YouTube
  • The next two editions of the U21 FIVB Volleyball World Championships are to take place in 2025 and 2028

The drawing of lots for this yearโ€™s inaugural FIVB Volleyball U17 World Championships will take place on 1 May in Lausanne, Switzerland and will be streamed live on the Volleyball World YouTube channel.

The 16 teams participating in each of the two events will be split into four pools of four for the first competition stage. Following the completion of the pool phase, the final pool standings will determine the teamsโ€™ starting positions in the playoffs, consisting of eighth-finals, quarter-finals, semi-finals and finals at each level of the playoff bracket.

FIVB Volleyball Girlsโ€™ U17 World Championship 2024

The FIVB Volleyball Girlsโ€™ U17 World Championship will be held in Peru from 17 to 24 August with the participation of Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Thailand, Tรผrkiye and hosts Peru.

The drawing of lots for that tournament will start at 14:30 UTC on 1 May.

Watch the Drawing of Lots ceremony here.

FIVB Volleyball Boysโ€™ U17 World Championship 2024

Bulgaria will host the boysโ€™ event from 24 to 31 August. In addition to the home side, the teams of Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Egypt, Iran, Italy, Libya, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Spain, Tunisia and Uzbekistan are set to compete for the title.

The starting time for this draw on 1 May will be at 15:30 UTC.

Watch the Drawing of Lots ceremony here.

FIVB Volleyball U21 World Championships timeline change

The FIVB Board of Administration has approved the updated timeline for the FIVB Volleyball Under 21 (U21) World Championships as well as the Under 20 (U20) Continental Championships, which serve as the qualification tournaments for the U21 World Championships.

It has been confirmed that the next two editions of the U21 World Championships will be played in 2025 and 2028, and from then onwards the tournament will be held every two years. This change has been made in order to streamline the calendar for age-group tournaments, while ensuring a number of…

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