NORCECA confirms new qualification dates for beach world
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, May 6, 2020 – The one-year
postponement of the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championship for
June 2022 will have an impact in the NORCECA Confederation and
its qualification system and points granted.
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA informed that the
re-schedule of the FIVB World Championship necessarily affect
the confederation’s date limit to accumulate points.
In recent days, the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB)
announced the change following the postponement of the 2020
Tokyo Olympic Games for one year due to the pandemic coronavirus
COVID-19. The beach volleyball world championship, originally
programmed for June 2021, will be maintained in Rome, Italy.
Marte Hoffiz explained that the NORCECA rankings to be
considered will be that up to December 31, 2021.
In the competition format of the World Championship, NORCECA has
six vacancies in the “Main Draw” and four other teams have the
option of playing in the qualifying phase.
FIVB President, Dr. Ary S.
“We believe that rescheduling the 2021 FIVB Beach Volleyball
World Championships was the best solution in light of the
postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. We are also
delighted that this event will remain in Italy, a nation with a
proud sporting history.”
Any other information concerning the qualification process,
NORCECA would inform through its beach volleyball department.