China News Service, Beijing, May 25th. The Chinese women's volleyball team announced on the 25th the list of 16 players for the 2022 World Women's Volleyball League. Yuan Xinyue, Li Yingying, Ding Xia, Gong Xiangyu and others will lead the game.
The 2022 World Women's Volleyball League is an important event in the international volleyball world of the Paris Olympic cycle, and it is also the first international competition for the newly formed Chinese national women's volleyball team.
It is understood that the Chinese women's volleyball team, led by the new head coach Cai Bin, departed from Zhangzhou, Fujian to Guangzhou on the 25th, and flew from Guangzhou to Turkey on the 26th, arriving in Ankara, the first stop of the World Women's Volleyball League.
According to the schedule, in the first week of the game, the Chinese team will face the Netherlands, Turkey, Italy and Thailand. The first game is against the Netherlands on June 1, local time.
Before the game starts, the Chinese team will conduct adaptive training in Ankara.
Previously, the Chinese women's volleyball team announced the list of 24 players participating in the 2022 World Women's Volleyball League.
According to the rules of the competition, all 24 players in the roster are eligible to participate, and each team will determine the 14-player roster for the competition before the start of each competition.
The Chinese women's volleyball team will participate in three competitions in Turkey, the Philippines and Bulgaria in this World League.
Due to the long time to go abroad and the prevention and control of the epidemic, it was inconvenient to return to China between the races. Therefore, the first race ended with 16 participants.
A total of 16 teams will participate in this year's World Women's Volleyball League, and the top eight teams in the 3 divisions will enter the finals.
Due to the change in the allocation of seats for the Paris Olympics, this year's World Women's Volleyball League is heavier than ever, and the record and corresponding points are linked to the qualifications for the Paris Olympics.
Chinese women's volleyball coach Cai Bin once said in an interview that the team's goal in this World Women's Volleyball League is to strive to reach the quarter-finals and the finals, and more importantly, to play energetically.