Lausanne, Switzerland, April 6, 2016 - The squad lists for the eight teams participating in the Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan are now available on fivb.com.Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan - Teams
In accordance with the Specific Competition Regulations, the squads will be reduced to 12 to 14 players and confirmed at the Preliminary Inquiry, which will take place two days before the start of the tournament.
The World Olympic Qualification Tournament websites will be updated with the latest news and already include information on the formula and qualification process for each event. Fans can also get information on the host cities, while social media is expected to have a strong presence as the websites continue to develop in the build-up to the tournaments in May and June.
The Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan will be played by hosts Japan, Korea, Thailand, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Italy, Peru and the Dominican Republic from May 14 to 22. It will overlap with the Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Puerto Rico from May 20 to 22, featuring hosts Puerto Rico, Colombia, Algeria and Kenya.
The teams qualified for the Men's World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Japan are Japan, Australia, China, Iran, France, Poland, Venezuela and Canada. The tournament is scheduled to take place from May 28 to June 5. The Men's World Olympic Qualfication Tournament in Mexico from June 3-5 will be played by Chile, Mexico, Algeria and Tunisia.
World Olympic Qualification Tournament websites:Women's WOQT in JapanMen's WOQT in JapanWomen's WOQT in Puerto RicoMen's WOQT in MexicoRelated information:Olympic qualification process