Italy to stage Olympic beach volleyball qualifiers
The final two spots for men and women for beach volleyball at
the London Olympics will be decided at a qualifying event in
The International Volleyball Federation says Tortoli on the
island of Sardinia will host the World Cup Olympic Qualification
tournaments from June 27-July 1.
Teams will come from countries ranked second and third in
Continental Cups staged in June by each of the FIVB’s five
In Italy, two teams will advance from each of the men’s and
women’s events to complete the London lineup.
The Olympic competitions comprise 24 men’s and women’s pairs,
with a maximum of two teams from each country.