Don’t miss the Sitting Volleyball World Championships video highlights on YouTube

Make sure you check out all the match highlights from the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships. Not only were these highlight packages made available on the World ParaVolley Facebook page immediately after each game but now, for the first time in the organisation’s history, you can access all...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

Last week’s extremely successful World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships not only crowned our latest world champions but also saw the start of the official qualification process for Sitting Volleyball at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. With the finalists from each of the men’s and women’s World Championships qualifying for Tokyo...

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IPC, World ParaVolley, FIVB – Cooperation Creates Opportunities

Rotterdam, the Netherlands, July 26, 2018 – At a historic meeting facilitated by the IPC President, Andrew Parsons, World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM met with the FIVB General Director Fabio Azevedo during the Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands last Friday. The informal meeting took place after all...

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World Championships has taken Sitting Volleyball to the next level – IPC President

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Andrew Parsons has praised the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships for taking the sport ‘to the next level’. World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM met Parsons on the sidelines as the quarterfinals of the event were played in the Netherlands last week. “I...

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2018 Sitting Volleyball World Championships Top Five Moments

The International Paralympic Committee provides their thoughts on what were the top moments from the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships, which finished in the Netherlands on Sunday. Read the story on the IPC website or below. The Sitting Volleyball World Championships left many unforgettable moments and some surprising...

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Sitting Volleyball World Championships Highlight Diversity & Inclusion – Okimura

Los Angeles, USA, 23 July, 2018 – Great insight into the incredibly successful 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships, which finished on Sunday in the Netherlands, from chair of the USA Volleyball Board of Directors Lori Okimura, especially from an American perspective where the sport of Sitting Volleyball continues...

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Iran men claim seventh world title

The Hague, the Netherlands, July 22, 2018 – Paralympic champions Iran added the Men’s World Championship crown to their name following a convincing 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-20) win over defending champions Bosnia & Herzegovina in the World ParaVolley 2018 Sitting Volleyball Men’s World Championship on Sunday in The Hague. It...

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Russia women claim first World Championship title

Rotterdam, Netherlands, July 21, 2018 – World No.7 Russia became world champions for the first time after recording a very impressive 3-1 (18-25, 27-25, 26-24, 26-24) win over 2016 Paralympic champions USA in the World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Women’s World Championship final at Luxour Theatre on Saturday. In a final,...

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USA and Russia into Women’s World Championship final for first time

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 20 July, 2018 – The World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball Women’s World Championship will have a new name on its trophy after USA and Russia qualified for the final after beating Italy and China in their respective semifinals at Luxor Theatre on Friday. Paralympic champions USA have lost the...

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