Canada to host Tokyo 2020 women’s final Paralympic qualification tournament

Nova Scotia, Canada, November 15, 2019 – The World ParaVolley, in partnership with Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia, is excited to be hosting its first international sitting volleyball event in February 2020. The Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, from February...

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Announcement – Canada to Host Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

World ParaVolley, Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia sign the contract for the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley, Volleyball Canada and Volleyball Nova Scotia are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada from...

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

October, 2019 – All 2019 Sitting Volleyball Zonal Championships have now been completed, and the following teams have now qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Sitting Volleyball Competition. Men Japan – Host IR Iran – 1st place, 2018 World Championships Bosnia & Herzegovina – 2nd place, 2018 World Championships...

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Announcement – USA Volleyball to Host Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament

  World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball sign the Contract for the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament World ParaVolley and USA Volleyball are pleased to announce that the Tokyo 2020 Men’s Final Paralympic Qualification Tournament will be held in Edmond, Oklahoma in the period 16 to 21 March 2020. ...

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2019 ParaVolley Africa Championships – EGY Men and RWA Women take the GOLD!

22-Sep-2019 Egypt Men qualify for Tokyo 2020! Egypt defeated Rwanda 3-0 (25-6, 25-11, 25-16) in the final of the Men’s ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships, winning the gold and also the ParaVolley Africa qualification spot for Tokyo 2020! Algeria defeated Kenya for Bronze 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-15, 27-25) and in...

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Sitting Volleyball Challenge in Japan hits the mark

Chiba City, Japan (Reuters) – Sitting volleyball could be one of the most thrilling and loudest of the Paralympic disciplines at next year’s Tokyo 2020 Games if events during the Sitting Volleyball Challenge tournament in Chiba on Friday are anything to go by. In front of a raucous crowd of...

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#500DaysToGo: Tokyo Organising Committee reveals Paralympic Pictograms

With just 500 days before the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, the Organising Committee of the Paralympic Games has revealed the official pictograms for all 23 sporting events, including sitting volleyball. The 2020 Games aims to promote “Innovation from Harmony,” and the pictograms were designed to stay true to this promise....

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Worldwide participation and reach key to Paris 2024 Sitting Volleyball inclusion

Sitting Volleyball’s inclusion in the sports program for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games was down to the “worldwide participation and reach of Sitting Volleyball, which is something that the World ParaVolley Membership plans and delivers at the national level,” World ParaVolley President Barry Couzner OAM said. Photo: World ParaVolley President Barry...

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