Volleyball: Egypt qualify for 2024 Paris Olympic Games with FIVB world ranking

Mahmoud Elassal , Sunday 8 Oct 2023

Egypt have secured a spot in the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympic Games thanks to their advanced position in the FIVB world ranking, despite their loss in the qualifiers.

Egypt s Mohamed Masoud (L) spikes the ball during the match between Finland and Egypt on the final day of the Volleyball World Cup 2023 men s Olympic qualifying tournament at Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo on October 8, 2023. AFP


The Pharaohs lost 3-2 to Finland in the qualifiers early on Sunday.

Nonetheless, they remain optimistic about reaching the tournament's finals, relying on their world ranking qualification.

Egypt are placed 18th in the FIVB world ranking, putting them above Tunisia who lost 3-0 to Turkey in the qualifiers on Sunday.

The top two teams from each group in the qualifiers are directly awarded spots in the tournament, with the five highest-ranked eligible teams joining them through the FIVB world ranking qualification.

The volleyball tournament at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris is scheduled to run from 27 July to 11 August, featuring the participation of 24 teams.

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