WELCOME !!!

…to the Qualification Process for the Sitting Volleyball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games!

The best 8 men’s and 8 women’s teams will face off in the Sitting Volleyball competition at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games!

 


Qualification – Team Slots 

as at 15 October, 2019

Men and Women – 8 Teams each No. Men Men Women Women

Host Nation

1 JPN JPN

Top 2 ranked teams – 2018 World Championships

2 IRI BIH RUS* USA

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Europe Championships

1

RUS* ITA

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Pan America Championships

1

BRA BRA

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Championships

1 CHN CHN

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Africa Championships

1 EGY RWA

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2020 Paralympic Games Final Qualifier

1

Total slots

8        

*Pending lifting of IPC’s suspension of NPC Russia

Since all players who play at the Paralympics have to hold a passport for the country they represent, all players participating in events that lead to Paralympic Qualification must also hold a passport for the country they represent.

 


Quick Links

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships Netherlands 2018

Tokyo 2020 – Sitting Volleyball

International Paralympic Committee


Key Links