Five 2017 Men's U23 World Championship berths still to play for
Russia were the winners of the Men's U23 World Championship in the United Arab Emirates in 2015
The qualification process will resume in 2017 with tournaments in South Africa (African Confederation) and Iran (Asian Confederation).
A total of twelve countries will qualify for the Men's U23 World Championship in 2017, including two countries from each of the five continental confederations and one team from the world ranking to be decided at the beginning of 2017. Hosts Egypt qualify automatically as the competition organisers.
Qualified teams in green
*Next best, pending confirmation of participation
The table below summarises the number of berths per confederation for each of the 2017 Age-Category World Championships.
The 2017 Men's U23 World Championship will be the third edition of the competition, which first took place in Uberlandia, Brazil in 2013. Hosts Brazil won the inaugural edition and Russia were the winners in the United Arab Emirates in 2015.
FIVB Volleyball Men's U23 World Championship United Arab Emirates 2015
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