Polish volleyball Federation announced today qualification rules for Olympic Games 2024.
The most important factor will be the new ranking system. It will start exist on 1st February 2020 but will be effective after Olympic Games 2020.
There will be new FIVB world ranking and each continental federation ranking.
Scored tournaments will be:
2020: VNL, OG
2021: VNL, Continental Champs
2022: VNL, WCH
2023: VNL, Continental Champs, Olympic Qualification
2024: VNL, OG
So there will be 5 scored tournament in total: VNL, OG, WCH, CCH and Olympics Qualifications Tournaments.
Points in ranking - there will be special algorithm which will include place of each team at a tournament plus each single match result.
FIVB ranking will contain results of matches between all world teams while continental rankings will contain matches only between the same continental teams.
World Qualifications will start in 2023 and 24 best teams from the new ranking will be divided for 3 World tournaments. FIVB plans to make one of them as World Cup, but not confirmed yet.
France already takes one spot.
From each of these tournaments 2 teams will qualify.
5 remaining places will be divided to each continent. According to each continental ranking, no.1 for 1st January 2024 will be qualified as continental best team. There will be no longer continental qualification tournament. Ranking will decide.