FIVB President: “159 grants approved for our sport through
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, August 3, 2020 – FIVB President Dr Ary S.
Graça F° today wrapped up a three-part video series dedicated to
development support, addressing both Olympic Solidarity grants
and the importance of reinvesting money from the Olympic Games
back into sport.
Since 2017, 159 grants have been approved for volleyball and
beach volleyball. Specifically, 58 Technical Courses for
Coaches, 39 Olympic Scholarships for Coaches, 26 National Sport
Grants and 36 Team Support Grants.
Speaking about the programme, the FIVB President said:
“The FIVB is working closely with the International Olympic
Committee (IOC) and Olympic Solidarity to ensure that volleyball
and beach volleyball teams can receive grants to help in their
preparations for Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
Four volleyball teams supported through team support grants
qualified for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: the Kenya and Turkey
women’s national teams and the Argentina men’s and women’s