UPDATE – Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations

The IPC has released a major update to the Tokyo 2020 Qualification Regulations.  There is an important update in the Sitting Volleyball section (pages 129-132). https://www.paralympic.org/tokyo-2020/qualification-criteria The change is the following: “Athlete Eligibility To be eligible for selection by an NPC, athletes must: have played in at least one international,...

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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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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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