VolleyWorld reflects on a truly Italian affair with the Women’s World Championship Drawing of Lots


Lausanne, Switzerland, April 16, 2014 – With less
than a month to go until the start of this year’s volleyball season, VolleyWorld takes a look back at the
Drawing of Lots for the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014 –
an important milestone on the road to one of the season’s most anticipated

Following a memorable evening of music and
artistry, a total of 24 countries were drawn across four pools for the first
round of the 17th edition of the FIVB Volleyball Women’s World Championship,
which will be held across six different cities (Trieste, Milan, Modena, Verona,
Rome, Bari) in Italy from September 23 to October 12.

It was also
the first time that the volleyball family and fans saw the trophy for the
Women’s World Championship, with its unique contemporary design created
specifically for the quadrennial event. 

As the TV
cameras onsite captured the reactions of some of Italy’s volleyball greats to
the Draw, volleyball fans to social media to share their opinions on the
evening’s events.

The drama, reactions and excitement of
that memorable night in Parma can all be found here in the pages of the latest issue of

FIVB VolleyWorld

Volleyball Women’s World Championship Italy 2014


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