Sitting volleyball at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

Volleyball at the 2020 Summer Paralympics will be held at the Makuhari Messe.

Sitting volleyball
at the XVI Paralympic Games
VenueMakuhari Messe
Dates28 August - 6 September 2020
Competitors96
2016

QualificationEdit

There will be 16 teams (8 male, 8 female) to compete in the competition.[1][2]

MenEdit

Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified
2018 World ParaVolley Championships 15 - 22 July 2018   The Hague 2   Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH)
  Iran (IRI)
2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Zonal Championships[3][4] 10 - 15 June 2019   Bangkok 1   China (CHN)
2019 ParaVolley Europe Zonal Championships - Men[5][6] 15 - 20 July 2019   Budapest 1   Russia (RUS)
2019 Parapan American Games 23 - 28 August 2019   Lima 1   Brazil (BRA)
2019 ParaVolley Africa Zonal Championships[7] 19 - 22 September 2019   Kigali 1   Egypt (EGY)
2020 World ParaVolley Final Paralympic Qualification Event
Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic
16 - 21 March 2020   Edmond
Host Country Allocation 7 September 2013   Buenos Aires 1   Japan (JPN)
Total 8

WomenEdit

Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified
2018 World ParaVolley Championships 15 - 21 July 2018    The Hague 2   Russia (RUS)
  United States (USA)
2019 ParaVolley Asia Oceania Zonal Championships[8] 10 - 15 June 2019   Bangkok 1   China (CHN)
2019 ParaVolley Europe Zonal Championships - Women[9] 15 - 20 July 2019   Budapest 1   Italy (ITA)
2019 Parapan American Games 23 - 28 August 2019   Lima 1   Brazil (BRA)
2019 ParaVolley Africa Zonal Championships[10] 15 - 17 September 2019   Kigali 1   Rwanda (RWA)
2020 World ParaVolley Final Paralympic Qualification Event[11] 25 - 29 February 2020   Halifax 1   Canada (CAN)
Host Country Allocation 7 September 2013   Buenos Aires 1   Japan (JPN)
Total 8

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's team
details
Women's team
details

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Para Volley - Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Process". www.worldparavolley.org. 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 12 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Road to Tokyo: Bangkok to host 2019 Asia-Oceania Zone Championships". worldparavolley.org. 6 February 2019.
  4. ^ "Iran Retain PVAO Men's Championship Title". World Para Volley. 15 June 2019.
  5. ^ "European Sitting Volleyball Championships". EuroSittingVolley. 19 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Russia go to Tokyo 2020, play Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2019 EuroSittingVolley final". EuroSittingVolley.com. 19 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Egypt win Men's ParaVolley Africa Sitting Volleyball Championships and qualify for Tokyo 2020". insidethegames. 22 September 2019.
  8. ^ "China Win Second Consecutive Title". World Para Volley. 15 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Double success for Italy who make Tokyo 2020 and play Russia in EuroSittingVolley final". EuroSittingVolley.com. 19 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Rwandan women's sitting volleyball team qualify for Tokyo 2020". insidethegames. 17 September 2019.
  11. ^ "Canada to host final women's sitting volleyball qualifier for Tokyo 2020". insidethegames. 9 November 2019.