2006 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship qualification

24 teams competed in the 2006 FIVB Volleyball Women's World Championship, with two places allocated for the hosts, Japan and the titleholder, Italy. In the qualification process for the 2006 FIVB World Championship, the Five FIVB confederations were allocated a share of the 22 remaining spots.

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Confederation Qualified as Qualified on Appearance
in finals
  Japan AVC Host 13th
  Italy CEV 2002 World Championship Winner 18 September 2002 8th
  Egypt CAVB CAVB Pool A Winner 19 March 2005 3rd
  Cameroon CAVB CAVB Pool C Winner 24 April 2005 1st
  Germany CEV CEV Pool I Winner 19 June 2005 12th1
  Serbia and Montenegro CEV CEV Pool I Runner-up 19 June 2005 2nd2
  Azerbaijan CEV CEV Pool G Winner 2 July 2005 2nd
  Russia CEV CEV Pool G Runner-up 2 July 2005 14th3
  Kenya CAVB CAVB Pool B Winner 24 July 2005 4th
  South Korea AVC AVC Pool B Winner 4 August 2005 10th
  Kazakhstan AVC AVC Pool B Runner-up 4 August 2005 1st
  China AVC AVC Pool A Winner 6 August 2005 11th
  Chinese Taipei AVC AVC Pool A Runner-up 6 August 2005 2nd
  Netherlands CEV CEV Pool H Winner 6 August 2005 11th
  Turkey CEV CEV Pool H Runner-up 6 August 2005 1st
  United States NORCECA NORCECA Pool D Winner 18 August 2005 13th
  Puerto Rico NORCECA NORCECA Pool D Runner-up 18 August 2005 4th
  Mexico NORCECA NORCECA Pool D Third 19 August 2005 6th
  Poland CEV CEV Playoff round Winner 21 August 2005 9th
  Dominican Republic NORCECA NORCECA Pool E Runner-up 26 August 2005 5th
  Cuba NORCECA NORCECA Pool E Winner 27 August 2005 10th
  Costa Rica NORCECA NORCECA Pool E Third 28 August 2005 1st
  Brazil CSV CSV Pool A Winner 28 August 2005 13th
  Peru CSV CSV Pool A Runner-up 28 August 2005 11th
1.^ Competed as West Germany from 1956 to 1990; 4th appearance as Germany.
2.^ Competed as Yugoslavia from 1978 to 1990; 1st appearance as Serbia and Montenegro.
3.^ Competed as Soviet Union from 1952 to 1990; 4th appearance as Russia.

Confederation qualification processesEdit

The distribution by confederation for the 2006 FIVB Women's Volleyball World Championship was:[1]

  • Asia and Oceania (AVC): 4 places (+ Japan qualified automatically as host nation for a total of 5 places)
  • Africa (CAVB): 3 places
  • Europe (CEV): 7 places (+ Italy qualified automatically as the defending champions for a total of 8 places)
  • South America (CSV) 2 places
  • North, Central America and Caribbean (NORCECA): 6 places







  1. ^ "Results of the Drawing of Lots for the 2006 FIVB Women's World Championships" (PDF). FIVB. Retrieved 1 December 2012.

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