Italy and Bulgaria present 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship to Congress
The FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship will take place in Italy and Bulgaria in 2018
In keeping with FIVB President Dr. Ary S. Graca F°'s mandate to promote innovation and provide new opportunities, the competition will be co-hosted by two countries for the first time in the history of the event. Italy will host the final stages of the competition.
The 2018 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship will be the 19th edition of the International Volleyball Federation's top competition for men's national teams. It will come after the record-breaking FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship Poland 2014, which saw over half a million fans attend the 103 matches in the competition.
Both Italy and Bulgaria have already played hosts to Men's World Championships. Italy last organised the Men's World Championship in 2010, when Brazil claimed the title in Rome. Italy also hosted the men's event in 1978 and organised the highly successful Women's World Championship in 2014. Bulgaria, on the other hand, hosted both the Men's and Women's World Championships in 1970. The East Germans won the men's competition in Sofia - the USSR were victorious in the women's competition in Varna.
Quick links - FIVB Congress:
35th FIVB World Congress - Website
35th FIVB World Congress - News
35th FIVB World Congress - Working file
35th FIVB World Congress - Photos
20/02/2019Bulgaria eager to play in the big leagues again
19/02/2019100-day countdown begins for gripping 2019 Men's VNL
19/02/2019VNL highlights: Top 5 spikes of the 2018 Women's Finals
18/02/2019Club action heats up across the globe as FIVB season nears
16/02/2019Zhana Todorova: VNL is where we belong
14/02/2019Women's VNL Dream Team 2018: Where are they now?
13/02/2019Portugal aiming to write new chapter in nation’s volleyball
13/02/2019FIVB Beach Volleyball Commission discusses the future event strategy