On Friday, the beginning of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship 2022 will take place.
This year marks the 19th iteration of the International Volleyball Competition, which has been organized on a quadrennial basis since 1970. The competition will take place between September 23 and October 15, and will feature athletes from 24 different countries.
There will be a total of 6 cities that will host the matches for the organization. These cities include Lodz, Gliwice, and Gdansk in Poland, as well as Rotterdam, Arnheim, and Apeldoorn in the Netherlands.
In order to compete in the next round, a team must finish in one of the top four positions in its group. The second round of competition for this tournament will take place between October 4 and 9, and will feature two groups of eight teams each.
After the conclusion of the matches in the second round, the teams that finish the first two rounds in their respective groups will progress to the quarterfinals.
The locations of the quarterfinal and semifinal matches, which will take place on October 11 and 13, respectively, are set to be Apeldoorn and Gliwice.
On October 15, the competition will come to a close with matches for third place and the finals, which will be held in Arnheim.
Group B will feature matches involving Turkey against Poland, the Dominican Republic, South Korea, Thailand, and Croatia.
With five championships to their name, the Soviet Union national team is the most successful in the history of the tournament. Japan has won three titles in the organization, while Cuba has won three, China has won two, Russia has won two, Italy has won one, and the United States of America has won one. The other nation to win is Serbia, which has won one (1).
The following teams will compete in their respective groups at the FIVB tournament:
|Group A: Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Puerto Rico, Cameroon, Kenya|
|Group B: Türkiye, Poland, Dominican Republic, South Korea, Thailand, Croatia|
|Group C: US, Serbia, Germany, Bulgaria, Canada, Kazakhstan|
|Group D: Brazil, Chinese, Japan, Colombia, Argentina, Czech Republic|