WELCOME !!!

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

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

 


Qualification – Team Slots 

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

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Pan America Championships

1

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Championships

1

Highest ranked team (not otherwise qualified)

– 2019 ParaVolley Africa Championships

1

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.

 

 

Qualified as at 15th August 2018

MEN

JPN (Host Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games)    IRI (1st place 2018 WC)       BIH (2nd place 2018 WC)

WOMEN

JPN (Host Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games)    RUS* (1st place 2018 WC)  USA (2nd place 2018 WC)

      

Quick Links

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics qualification update

World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships Netherlands 2018

Tokyo2020 – Sitting Volleyball

International Paralympic Committee


Key Links