2018 FIVB Women’s World Championship
- September 29 – October 20, 2018
Only 365 days separate Team USA’s world title defense against the best teams in the planet in FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship, to be held in Japan from September 29 to October 20, 2018.
The 2018 Women’s World Championship will be the 18th edition of the competition, which was first played in 1952 in Moscow, in what was then the Soviet Union. Russia is the most successful nation in the history of the Women’s World Championships, having won seven titles (it inherited USSR’s titles also).
Qualifying tournaments are being held within the five FIVB Confederations (AVC, CAVB, CEV, CSV and NORCECA) to determine the 23 participants who will join Japan. As of now, 15 teams have already booked a ticket to the tournament. They are:
Norceca (North, Carribean, and Central America)
- USA (automatic bid as defending champions)
CSV (South America)
- CAVB (Africa) – 2
- CSV – 1
- NORCECA – 6 (Two of which will be decided by this Sunday)