The Argentine volleyball team is aiming to qualify for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games To try and replicate the podium finish at Tokyo 2020, and to do so, Need to get first or second place in the pre-Olympic tournament taking part in the Chinese city of Xi’an. Albiceleste has played two matches so far, beating Mexico 3-0 and losing to Canada 3-1. The next show will be on Monday at 11pm (Argentine time) against Bulgaria, a small rival on paper.
The national team ranks fifth in the standings, but with the same record as its current competitor. The next matches will be against Belgium, Poland, the local team and the Netherlands. The defeat to the Canadiens left the team Marcelo Mendes There is almost no margin for error in a region where the Poles are the favorites, and the Canadians and Dutch also have the aspirations and material to qualify for the Olympics.
In Paris there will be 12 men’s teams. With the pre-Olympic tournament – three competitions are held simultaneously and independently of each other – seven places will be decided (the two qualifiers from each of the three regions and France, which, due to its host status, has a guaranteed ticket). The remaining five places will be determined according to the FIVB classification in June 2024, at the conclusion of the regular phase of the Volleyball Nations League (VNL).
*All times are in accordance with Argentina time.
The Argentine national team, which won the bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics (which was held in 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic) and the current South American champion for the second time in history, consists of Luciano De Cico, Matías Sanchez, Bruno Lima, Pablo Kokartsev, Agustín Loser, Nicolas Zerpa, Martin Ramos, Joaquín Gallego, Luciano Vicentin, Facundo Conte, Luciano Balonski, Manuel Armoa Muriel, Jean Martinez Franqui. And Santiago Danani.
Brazil and Italy appear as main candidates to win tickets to the Paris 2024 Olympics in the pre-Olympics tournament in Rio de Janeiro, where Germany, Cuba, Ukraine, the Czech Republic, Qatar and Iran are also participating. Japan and the United States will play in the match, which will be held in Tokyo, in addition to Slovenia, Serbia, Egypt, Finland, Tunisia and Turkey.