Drawing Of Lots And Distribution Of Teams
The 16 qualified countries were distributed into four pools.
- Organiser Mexico was in POOL A. Following the World Ranking published on 1st January 2017 by the FIVB, the best 7 ranked Teams qualified for the World Championship were seeded in order to have two teams per Pool. Qualified teams ranked in the first 7 positions of the FIVB World ranking were: Pool B: CHN; Pool C: RUS; Pool D: JPN; Pool D: BRA; Pool C: TUR; Pool B: POL; Pool A: USA.
- 8 Teams were drawn as follows:
- 4 Transparent Cups with 4 Name Plates marked as follows and placed in front of the cups:
TEAMS (x2) - Cups 1-2
POOLS (x2) - Cups 3-4
- 8 Name Tags for those countries to be drawn (to be placed in the eggs or lots) marked with the country code as follows. Teams drawn were: ARG, CUB, DOM, EGY, ITA, PER, RWA and SRB
Drawing Of Lots Results