Drawing of Lots

Drawing of Lots ceremony for the 2017 FIVB Volleyball Boys’ U19 World Championship at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Manama City, Bahrain on May 20, 2017.

Drawing of lots and distribution of teams

The 20 qualified countries will be distributed into four pools.

  • Bahrain, as organiser of the FIVB Volleyball U19 World Championship, was seeded as head of Pool A. Following the World Ranking published in January 2017 by the FIVB, the 7 best ranked teams qualified for the World Championship will be seeded in order to have 2 teams per pool. They will be seeded following the serpentine system starting from Pool B and finishing in Pool A.

    Teams ranked in the first 7 position of World ranking are:  Pool B POL, Pool C ITA, Pool D ARG, Pool D IRI, Pool C RUS, Pool B BRA and Pool A USA.

  • 12 teams will be drawn as follow:

1. 6 Transparent Cups with 6 Name Plates marked as follows and placed in front of the cups:

TEAMS (x3) - Cups 1-3

POOLS (x3) - Cups 4-6

2.    12 Name Tags for those countries to be drawn (to be placed in the eggs or lots) marked with                              the country code as follows. Teams to be drawn are: CUB, MEX, PUR, CHI, EGY, CHN, KOR, JPN,                           TUR, CZE, FRA, and TUN

 Teams will be divided following the Continental vacancies and policy in order to avoid the risk of having too many teams of the same Confederation in the same pool. 

Teams tags

Pools tags Distribution
Cup 1 (4 teams) Cup 4 (Pools A,B,C,D) Third row
Cup 2 (4 teams) Cup 5 (Pools A,B,C,D) Fourth row
Cup 3 (4 teams) Cup 6 (Pools A,B,C,D) Fifth row

Drawing of Lots Results



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