24. 06. 2020

FIVB denies introducing new rules for changing sports nationality

Source: dal15al25.gazzetta.it; Photo: irna.ir

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The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) reacted to numerous media writings about the alleged new rule concerning the changing of the sports nationality.


Our website was among many media that transferred the words of the President of the Belarussian federation, Eduard Venskiy, who clarified new regulation/guidelines of the FIVB in regard to the possibility of changing the sports nationality. The governing body of world volleyball explicitly denied introducing anything similar to that.

“The FIVB wishes to clarify that the regulations relating to the determination and change of players’ native federation are currently the same. The players’ native federation is determined by their first volleyball registration. The FIVB constantly examines its regulatory framework, including the rules relating to the players’ federation change. In the event that the FIVB Board of Directors approves the changes to the regulations, the FIVB will communicate them to its member federations and provide a version, which details any changes, on its website,” Gian Luca Pasini published the FIVB’s note in his blog.



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