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Puerto Rico to host Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament

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San Juan, Puerto Rico has been selected to host the Women's Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament from May 20-22. The four-team competition will take place at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente and the winner will qualify for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Puerto Rico has a long-standing experience of organising international sports events and over the years has hosted 12 continental Volleyball championships, FIVB Volleyball World League and World Grand Prix events as well as the 2015 edition of the FIVB Volleyball U20 Women’s World Championship. The Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament will be one of the biggest sporting events in Puerto Rico in the build-up to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Recall that four teams will participate at the Intercontinental Olympic Qualification Tournament – Puerto Rico, Colombia, Egypt and probably Algeria, which will replace Kenya. The winner of the tournament will qualify for the Rio Olympics. 


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