2008 FIVB Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament

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The 2008 FIVB Women's World Olympic Qualification Tournament is a qualification tournament to determined the final four spots for the 2008 Summer Olympics. The qualifying tournament, The round-robin tournament through May 17–25 doubles up as the Asian Olympic Qualification Tournament and so the best three teams plus the best Asian team (even if any of the best three teams are Asian) will book their tickets to Beijing. Hosts Japan will be joined by Thailand, Korea, Kazakhstan (best-ranked teams at the Asian Continental Championship), Serbia, Poland (best world-ranked teams from CEV), Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico (best world-ranked teams from NORCECA).

Teams[edit]

* The final place for tournament was to be decided by a Playoff between Peru and Kenya, the teams ranked second in the South American and African Qualifiers, but both teams dropped their applications. Uruguay (third in the World Rankings for South America) wasn’t ready to apply, while Egypt (third in the World Rankings among African countries) has not played in any Continental Qualification Tournaments. In these circumstances, the FIVB has chosen Puerto Rico, the best Norceca team in the World Rankings after Dominican Republic.

Squads[edit]

Results[edit]

May 17
Thailand  3 – 0  Dominican Republic 25–22, 25–18, 25–17 11:05
Puerto Rico  3 – 1  South Korea 25–22, 25–16, 21–25, 25–21 13:05
Serbia  3 – 1  Kazakhstan 25–19, 25–12, 23–25, 25–14 15:25
Poland  1 – 3  Japan 20–25, 25–27, 25–19, 17–25 18:00
May 18
Dominican Republic  1 – 3  Serbia 25–23, 25–27, 21–25, 20–25 11:05
Thailand  3 – 2  South Korea 20–25, 28–26, 25–14, 21–25, 18–16 13:25
Kazakhstan  0 – 3  Poland 20–25, 15–25, 19–25 16:00
Puerto Rico  1 – 3  Japan 20–25, 18–25, 25–17, 24–26 18:00
May 20
Thailand  3 – 0  Puerto Rico 25–19, 25–23, 25–21 11:35
Serbia  3 – 0  South Korea 25–23, 25–23, 25–19 13:35
Poland  3 – 1  Dominican Republic 23–25, 25–19, 25–17, 25–23 15:35
Japan  3 – 0  Kazakhstan 25–21, 33–31, 25–21 18:30
May 21
Serbia  3 – 1  Thailand 31–33, 28-26, 25-19,

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Kazakhstan  3 – 2  Puerto Rico 25–19, 15–25, 25–22, 23–25, 15–13 13:35
South Korea  0 – 3  Poland 16–25, 19–25, 16–25 16:00
Dominican Republic  1 – 3  Japan 21–25, 25–18, 16–25, 21–25 18:30
May 23
Dominican Republic  0 – 3  Kazakhstan 20–25, 22–25, 17–25 11:35
Serbia  3 – 0  Puerto Rico 25–12, 25–18, 25–18 13:35
Poland  3 – 2  Thailand 23–25, 25–21, 25–22, 18–25 , 15-11 15:35
Japan  3 – 1  South Korea 25–20, 25–19, 21–25, 25–13 18:30
May 24
Puerto Rico  0 – 3  Dominican Republic 23–25, 14–25, 18–25 11:05
Serbia  3 – 2  Poland 21–25, 19–25, 25–18, 25–17, 15–11 13:05
South Korea  0 – 3  Kazakhstan 18–25, 21–25, 21–25 15:25
Thailand  2 – 3  Japan 30–28, 14–25, 27–25, 21–25, 11–15 18:00
May 25
South Korea  3 – 1  Dominican Republic 17–25, 25–20, 25–19, 25–15 11:05
Thailand  3 – 1  Kazakhstan 25–27, 25–21, 27–25, 25–19 13:15
Poland  3 – 0  Puerto Rico 25–22, 25–22, 25–22 15:20
Japan  2 – 3  Serbia 25–19, 25–21, 19–25, 19–25, 17–19 18:00

Ranking[edit]

Rk Team Points Won Lost PW PL Ratio SW SL Ratio
1  Serbia 21 7 0 608 524 1.160 19 7 2.714
2  Japan 20 6 1 624 538 1.160 20 7 2.857
3  Poland 18 5 2 684 619 1.105 20 9 2.222
4  Thailand 17 4 3 577 554 1.042 15 10 1.500
5  Kazakhstan 11 2 5 523 572 0.914 9 16 0.563
6  Puerto Rico 9 2 5 534 609 0.877 8 18 0.444
7  South Korea 7 1 6 573 617 0.929 9 18 0.500
8  Dominican Republic 3 0 7 503 593 0.848 5 20 0.250
  • Kazakhstan is counted as The Asian Continental Qualification Tournament Champion since it is the best Asian team outside the top 3.

Individual awards[edit]

References[edit]