TEHRAN – The Drawing of Lots for the U21 men and U19 men volleyball teams were held in Lausanne, Switzerland on Friday.
The Drawing of Lots for the men’s edition of the U21 World Championship, alongside the men’s U19 World Championships, were held in Lausanne.
The Men’s U19 World Championship will be staged in San Juan, Argentina from Aug. 2 to 11. The 20 teams participating in the pool phase were divided in four round-robin groups of five:
Pool A: Argentina (host), Egypt, United States, Serbia, Costa Rica
Pool B: Bulgaria, India, Japan, France, Slovenia
Pool C: Iran, Nigeria, Columbia, Puerto Rico, Korea
Pool D: Italy, Brazil, Belgium, Mexico, Chile
The best four teams from each pool will qualify for the Round of 16, while the rest will continue in the playoffs for the distribution of the places from 17th to 20th.
Also, the Men’s U21 World Championship will be held in Manama, Bahrain from July 7 to 11, 2023, where they were split into four round-robin pools of four:
Pool A: Bahrain (host), Iran, Thailand, Tunisia
Pool B: Italy, Brazil, Egypt, Mexico
Pool C: Poland, Bulgaria, Canada, India
Pool D: Argentina, Belgium, Czech, United States
The top two teams from each pool will advance to round-robin pools E and F of the second phase, while the rest will move to pools G and H to continue the battles for classification from eighth to 16th.
The winners and runners-up of pools E and F will progress to the semifinals and eventually determine the medalists.
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