European Qualification for the Olympic Games 2008

  • Continental European Qualification for the Olimpic Games 2008
    Turkey, January 2008
    Teams
    Turkey (host country)
    Serbia (3rd place EC 2007)
    Team 1, Team 2, Team 3 (the winners prequalification tournaments)
    Team 4, Team 5, Team 6 (Spain, Russia, Bulgaria, but in case that these teams qualify for OG through the World Cup the best loser(s) of the finals from the prequalification tournaments qualify also for the European Qualification Tournament.


    Prequalification tournaments 28 November - 2 December
    1st in Hungary:
    Belgium
    Estonia
    Hungary
    Denmark
    Poland
    Finland


    2nd in Portugal:
    France
    Slovakia
    Czech Rep.
    Portugal
    Sweden
    Germany


    3rd in Italy:
    Netherlands
    Greece
    Croatia
    Montenegro
    Romania
    Italy


    Teams in these prequal. tournaments will be play in 2 pools of 3 teams

  • And what happened if a team participating in WC couldn't qualify for the olympics, for example ends 4th (I hope Bulgaria will qualify, so it will get ate least 3th place). Does this team have a chance again in this kind of european qualification turnamnets?

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • "AFROMAN" wrote:

    And what happened if a team participating in WC couldn't qualify for the olympics, for example ends 4th (I hope Bulgaria will qualify, so it will get ate least 3th place). Does this team have a chance again in this kind of european qualification turnamnets?


    Yes, as far as I know. Team which won't qualifie from WC will have some another chances in another tournament. WC is just one of them.

    The most important 3:
    POLAND-SZCZECIN-VOLLEYBALL


    5th place - Prediction Game - World League 2011 :D

  • Yeah, thanks, so we have chance even if we fail, which won't happen I suppose. :D

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona


  • Hungary - Szombathely:
    Pool A: Finland, Estonia, Hungary
    Pool B: Belgium, Poland, Denmark


    Portugal - Evora:
    Pool A: Germany, Czech, Portugal
    Pool B: France, Slovakia, Szweden


    Italy - Catania:
    Pool A: Italy, Croatia, Montenegro
    Pool B: Netherlands, Greece, Romania

  • Pool B: Belgium, Poland, Denmark


    Belgium can beat Poland again. 8)

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • "mariuszj1939" wrote:

    everything is possible except draw :lol:
    I don't believe twice in miracle :wink2:


    Haha, draw will be interesting. :P I'm just kidding. But seriously Belgium are not weak and you have problems as far as I know. And hey, what happened with "the super talant" Wlazly, is he fit?

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • Wlazły is a big mistery. Once he is fit, then not. Now he is OK, but who knows what will happen later?

    The most important 3:
    POLAND-SZCZECIN-VOLLEYBALL


    5th place - Prediction Game - World League 2011 :D

  • "mariuszj1939" wrote:

    everything is possible except draw :lol:
    I don't believe twice in miracle :wink2:


    It wasn't a miracle! Poland wasn't good and Belgium was, so it can happen again.


    If Lozano played in the Polish NT himself and would score 30 points, That would be a miracle!!

  • "Adri" wrote:

    It wasn't a miracle! Poland wasn't good and Belgium was, so it can happen again.


    If Lozano played in the Polish NT himself and would score 30 points, That would be a miracle!!


    Haha, Lozano is very funny staying next to his tall players. :D

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • Tomorrow first matches (:
    Pool a
    Estonia - Finland
    Denmark - Belgium
    Pool b
    Czech Rep. - Portugal
    Sweden - Slovakia
    Pool c
    Italy - Montenegro
    Netherlands - Romania



    Polish roster:
    S: Zagumny, Żygadło
    O: Wlazły, Szymański
    OH: Swiderski, Winiarski, Gruszka, Bakiewicz
    MB: Plinski, Grzyb, Jurkiewicz
    L: Ignaczak
    So Wlazly and Gruszka back to the team after EC, Ignaczak will be play in Gacek's place and we have one 'new' middle blocker.

  • 1st tournament
    pool a: Estonia - Finland 2:3 (21:25 17:25 25:21 25:22 9:15)
    pool b: Denmark - Belgium 0:3 (26:28 22:25 20:25)
    2nd tournament
    pool a: Czech Rep. - Portugal 2:3 (21:25 25:19 22:25 25:20 12:15)
    pool b: Sweden - Slovakia 3:2 (28:26 22:25 30:28 22:25 16:14)
    3rd tournament
    pool a: Italy - Montenegro 3:0 (25:18 25:19 25:21)
    pool b: Netherlands - Romania 3:0 (26:24 25:18 25:19)


    so we had a little supprises today: Finland played 5 sets against Estonia and Sweden won (:


    Tomorrow's matches:
    1st tournament:
    pool a: Hungary - Estonia
    pool b: Poland - Denmark
    2nd tournament:
    pool a: Germany - Czech Rep.
    pool b: France - Sweden
    3rd tournament:
    pool a: Croatia - Italy
    pool b: Greece - Netherlands

  • "Justyna" wrote:


    pool b: Sweden - Slovakia 3:2 (28:26 22:25 30:28 22:25 16:14)
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    :shock: :shock: That's a really big surprise!
    Czech's defeat... Nothing special. They have some good players, but they don't have a team.

    The most important 3:
    POLAND-SZCZECIN-VOLLEYBALL


    5th place - Prediction Game - World League 2011 :D

  • So, what are the results from today's matches. (especially the result of poland :P )

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • 1st tournament
    pool a: Hungary - Estonia 3:0 (25:19 25:22 25:21)
    pool b: Poland - Denmark 3:0 (25:21 25:19 25:19)
    2nd tournament
    pool a: Germany - Czech Rep. 2:3 (25:18 26:24 24:26 23:25 11:15)
    pool b: France - Sweden 3:0 (25:23 25:23 26:24)
    3rd tournament
    pool a: Coratia - Italy 2:3 (24:26 22:25 25:20 25:20 18:20)
    pool b: Greece - Netherlands (19:25 26:28 19:25)


    Croatia lost :( They were soooo close...
    and ufff... Poland won heheh :wink2: but I fope that in next matches they will be play better


    Tomorrow:
    1st tournament
    pool a: Finland - Hungary
    pool b: Belgium - Poland
    2nd tournament
    pool a: Portugal - Germany
    pool b: Slovakia - France
    3rd tournament
    pool a: Montenegro - Croatia
    pool b: Romania - Greece

  • When is the match Poland - Finland?

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    "I'm so proud that the fans still sing my name. But I fear tomorrow they will stop. And I fear it because I love it. And everything you love you fear you will lose" - Eric Cantona

  • On Saturday or Sunday. It depends who will win tomorrow's matches, because 1st from pool a will be play against 2nd from pool b and 2nd from pool a against 1st from pool b (is also possible that they won't be play together in one match)
    Now we have:
    Pool a:
    1. Hungary 1 2 pkt. 3:0
    2. Finland 1 2 pkt. 3:2
    3. Estonia 2 2 pkt. 2:6
    Pool b:
    1. Poland 1 2 pkt. 3:0
    2. Belgium 1 2 pkt. 3:0
    3. Denmark 2 2 pkt. 0:6