Indoor Volleyball Pools Composition and Drawing of Lots
2000 OLYMPICS - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

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Pools Composition and Drawing of lots

VOLLEYBALL POOLS - MEN

MEN
Pool A Pool B
ORG AUSTRALIA 1st wr Italy (1)
3rd wr Cuba (3) 2nd wr Russia (2)
4th wr Brasil (4) 5th wr USA (5)
7th wr Spain (7) 6th wr Yugoslavia (6)
8th wr Netherlands (8) 9th wr Argentina (9)
11th wr Egypt (23) 10th wr Korea (11)

VOLLEYBALL POOLS - WOMEN

WOMEN
Pool A Pool B
ORG AUSTRALIA 1st wr Russia (1)
3rd wr Brasil (3) 2nd wr Cuba (2)
4th wr China (4) 5th wr Korea (5)
7th wr Croatia (8) 6th wr Italy (6)
8th wr USA (10) 9th wr Peru (11)
11th wr Kenya (29) 10th wr Germany (12)
(n)= FIVB World Ranking as at 15th January 2000

DRAWING OF LOTS

A drawing of lots ceremony will be held during the 27th FIVB World Congress in Seville at 9am on Thursday 3rd August to determine the order of matches in pools A and B in the preliminary round and the draw will be conducted in accordance with the Berger Table. SOCOG has chosen, within the allocated deadline, two matches in each preliminary pool per gender in accordance with its rights as the organiser of the 2000 Olympic Games.

Following the completion of the draw on Thursday 3rd August, the results will be transmitted to SOCOG to complete a final proposal to the FIVB for the daily timetable of matches including times and venues. It is envisaged that the final Competition Calendar including exact venues and times will be made available by latest 11th August 2000.
 




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