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Bulgaria: Check out draw of men’s Olympic qualifier in Sofia

by WoV
source: cev.lu

Sofia, Bulgaria, January 20, 2012. The 8 teams participating in the men’s Olympic qualifier slated for this coming May 8-13 at “Arena Armeets” in Bulgaria’s capital city were drawn this afternoon thereby providing all Volleyball fans with an interesting constellation given the great value and strength of the sides that will be battling for one ticket to make it to the XXX Summer Olympiad in London.

Check out draw of men's Olympic qualifier in Sofia

Check out draw of men’s Olympic qualifier in Sofia

The composition of the preliminary Pools reads as follows: 
Pool A: Serbia, Bulgaria, Spain and Slovenia 
Pool B: Italy, Germany, Finland and Slovakia

 
The first and second ranked team of each Pool – to be played with the format of a single round robin – will play crossed semifinals (1A vs. 2B and 1B vs. 2A) before the tournament is rounded out by a final game that will assign the much wanted pass for the 2012 Olympics.

Russia and Poland are already qualified for the sports event of the year after topping the standings of the 2011 FIVB World Cup recently completed in Japan. 

A detailed match schedule of the Olympic qualifier in Sofia will follow in the next days.

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