The Drawing of Lots for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament has now taken place, and there is sure to be a lot of conversation in the coming days and weeks from the teams, players and the  global volleyball community as to what it means for the teams.  Here are the pools:

Women's Pools

Women's OQT 16x9

Men's Pools

Men 169

Where is France?

As hosts of the 2024 Olympics in Paris, France has already qualified.

What about the other 5 countries (per gender) who are eligible for a spot?

These countries will be selected after the preliminary rounds of the Volleyball Nations League are completed. You can read the full qualification process here

When will the OQT's take place?

  • The Women's OQTs will take place 16-24 September, 2023 in China (Pool A), Japan (Pool B), Poland (Pool C).
  • The Men's OQT's will take place September 30 - October 8, 2023 in Brazil (Pool A), Japan (Pool B), China (Pool C)

What now?

Stay up-to-date with all the latest news on the official website. See these teams and more play from May 30th for the Volleyball Nations League.