A Couple of Days ago, FIVB President Ary Graca announced at the FIVB Congress in Cancun, Mexico which Russia has been picked to host the 2022 FIVB Men’s World Championship. Take note, this is the very first time following the Soviet Union did it double 1952 and 1962, the event will be hosted by Russia.
“We’re very excited to be partnering with Russia for your 2022 FIVB Volleyball Men’s World Championship. We’ve got no doubt that Russia will provide a world-class event where the FIVB will present the latest technologies and progress in fan entertainment, showcasing contests. Following a very competitive bid process, the FIVB concluded that Russia’s bid was the one for the global evolution of Volleyball. It will let us inspire Volleyball to the people in Russia, the surrounding region and around the globe. ” — FIVB President Ary Graca
“This is a wonderful chance for the Russian Volleyball Federation and the Russian people to cheer on their team on home soil. After Russia won the VNL we saw that the enthusiasm and we are looking forward to hosting a fantastic event that the entire family will enjoy!
“The decision to award the Men’s World Championship to Russia is another fantastic step for the evolution of Volleyball. The fire of the lovers is incredible — I know that and Russia has shown its own quality for hosting major sporting events. I played with in Russia for a couple of decades and I’m pleased to know that this fantastic nation is going to host the 2022 World Championship. ” -FIVB Athletes’ Commission President Gilberto “Giba” Amauri de Godoy Filho