Washington, D.C., July 6, 2016—The competition schedule has been revised after the technical meeting this morning and posted to the website under menu PROGRAM / Competition Schedule.
The third edition of the world deaf volleyball championships has 8 men’s and 8 women’s teams from 9 countries. A single pool of 8 teams will play each other once in the preliminary round. After the preliminary rounds are completed, each team will be seeded into the quarterfinals.
There are 94 male and 97 female deaf volleyball players and a staff of 59 coaches, assistant coaches and medical personnel for a total of 250 participants.