Mexico makes history as the host of the FIVB Congress
CANCUN, Mexico, November 13, 2018 - Mexico continues to make
history in recent years in Volleyball and this time it will also
be in the administrative area, since after 44 years the FIVB
International Congress will be held again in Aztecs lands.
Mr. Jesús Perales Navarro, President of the FMVB received on
Monday Dr. Ary S. Graca, President of the FIVB who will lead
this great event, showing himself happy to come to one of the
most developed countries in Volleyball in recent years.
This coming 15 and 16 November will be carried out technical
reports on each of the events organized by the FIVB
(International Volleyball Federation), as well as proposals and
projects for a better development of our sport globally will be
The FIVB Congress had already been presented twice in Mexico,
the first was for reasons of the Olympic Games of 68 'and the
second was for the World Championships in 1974.
This is the first time that the proper steps have been taken by
the Mexican Federation so that the FIVB International Congress
takes place in Mexico without the need to have a sporting event.
This is why, said Mr. Jesús Perales, Mexico is once again placed
in the international stage both in sports and administrative
matters, and that can be taken into account for more and better
Cancun, Quintana Roo will host the 221 National Federations and
all the administrative personnel that rule the highest authority
of Volleyball in the world, which will meet to see topics such
as the World Championships, the Volleyball Nations League and
Olympic Games, among other events of great international impact.
Thanks to the Tourist Promotion Council and the Government of
the State of Quintana Roo, who did great work and working
together with the FMVB, they managed to obtain the rights to
host such an important event that was also intended by Germany
and Italy. Demonstrating Quintana Roo State to be excellent
hosts, since just a couple of weeks ago there was a stop of the
Beach Volleyball World Tour where some of the best couples in
the world participated, hundreds of people coming to the stadium
with a spectacular atmosphere and where correspondents of the
FIVB presented an impeccable report worthy of admiration for the
Without a doubt a great success and unbeatable opportunity for
the Mexican Volleyball Federation to establish itself as one of
the countries with the most development in Volleyball in recent