International Volleyball Federation
The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) officially confirmed the distribution of Tokyo Intercontinental Olympic Qualifying Teams in 2020, reports Sportal.bg.
Qualifications tournaments begin on August 2, 2019, with women's matches. The Bulgarian national team fell into Group C with the United States, Argentina and Kazakhstan.
Four Bulgarian cities will host matches from the 2018 men's volleyball World Championship, which will be co-hosted by Bulgaria and Italy.
Twelve teams will play their matches in Bulgaria, with the host cities being Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna and Ruse.
Bulgaria and Italy were selected as co-hosts by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) last week.
Bulgaria and Italy will co-host the 19th edition of the men's volleyball World Championship, which will take place in 2018.
This will be the first world championship co-hosted by two countries, with the semifinals and finals of the tournament to be played in Italy.
The decision was taken by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) on Wednesday in Lausanne.
The president of the Bulgarian Volleyball Federation (BVF) Dancho Lazarov announced on Tuesday that the country's men national team will compete in Group 1 of the World League in 2016.
Bulgaria's participation in the top group became possible after the country was granted a wild card from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).
BELGRADE - The Serbian men's volleyball national team holds the sixth position in the latest rankings by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB).
In comparison to the previous rankings, the Serbian volleyball players upped their position by three notches and now have 192 points.