Drawing of Lots Format

For those of you interested in the details of the drawing of lots for the #EuroSittingVolley, you will find below all the information related to the event of tomorrow morning.

MEN’s COMPETITION

Pools

  • MEN pool A1 Host position – HUNGARY
  • MEN pool B1 – 2017 EC Winner position: RUSSIA

Draw – 3 draw groups

  • 1st draw group draw for the positions in pools B2-A2-A3-B3
    (BIH, UKR, POL, GER)
  • 2nd draw group draw for the positions in pools B4-A4-A5-B5
    (NED, LAT, CRO, SRB)
  • 3rd draw group for the positions in pools B6-A6 (TUR,
    LTU)

Competition format: two preliminary pools play round robin.

  1. Pool A = Seeded 1 – host (HUN) and 5 teams by draw 1, 2 and 3.
  2. Pool B = Seeded 1 (2017 European Champion –RUS) and 5 teams by draw 1, 2 and 3.    

  • The pool ranked 1-4 advance to Quarter-Finals (1A-4B, 1B-4A, 2A-3B, 3B-2A)
  • Winners QF play Semi-finals
  • Losers SF play 3rd-4th place
  • Losers QF play semi-finals (5-8)
  • Winners semi-finals (5-8) play rankings 5-6
  • Losers semi-finals (5-8) play rankings 7-8
  • 5A, 5B, 6A & 6B small semi-finals (9-12)
  • Winners small semi-finals play rankings 9-10
  • Losers small semi-finals play rankings 11-12

WOMEN’s COMPETITION

Pools

  • WOMEN A1 Host position – HUNGARY
  • WOMEN B1 – 2017 EC Winner position: RUSSIA

Draw – 3 draw groups

  • 1st draw group decides number of teams in A and B pool (4 or 5) with GBR position 5 in pool A or B
  • 2nd draw group for the positions in pools B2-A2-A3-B3 (SLO, UKR, FIN, CRO)
  • 3rd draw for the positions in pools B4-A4 (ITA, GER)

Competition format – two preliminary pools play round robin.

  1. Pool A = Seeded 1 host (HUN) and teams by draw 1 and 2.
  2. Pool B = Seeded 1 (2017 European Champion – RUS) and teams by draw 2 and 3.
  • The pool ranked 1-4 advance to Quarter-Finals (1A-4B, 1B-4A, 2A-3B, 3A-2B)
  • Winners of QF play Semi-finals
  • Losers of SF play 3-4th place
  • Losers of QF and 5th (AorB) play round-robin for 5-9 places.