Drawing of Lots


The 2017 edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women's U20 World Championship will be held in Cordoba and Boca del Rio, Mexico, from July 14 to July 23, 2017. A draw was held in Boca Del Rio, Mexico on Thursday, June 8 to split the 16 teams participating in the competition into four pools of four teams. 

WU20_Boca Del Rio

Drawing of Lots and Distribution of Teams 

The 16 qualified countries were distributed into four pools. 

  • Organiser Mexico was in POOL A. Following the World Ranking published on 1st January 2017 by the FIVB, the best 7 ranked Teams qualified for the World Championship were seeded in order to have two teams per Pool. Qualified teams ranked in the first 7 positions of the FIVB World ranking were: Pool B: DOM; Pool C: BRA; Pool D: JPN; Pool D: ITA; Pool C: SRB; Pool B: PER; Pool A: RUS.
  • 8 Teams were drawn as follows:
  1. 4 Transparent Cups with 4 Name Plates marked as follows and placed in front of the cups:

    TEAMS (x2) - Cups 1-2

    POOLS (x2) - Cups 3-4

  2. 8 Name Tags for those countries to be drawn (to be placed in the eggs or lots) marked with the country code as follows. Teams drawn were: ARG, USA, CUB, TUR, BUL, POL, CHN and EGY

Drawing of Lots Results

Drawing of Lots


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