Julio Velasco is doing the “Five Hoop Trials” with the women’s national volleyball team

The women’s national team season officially begins next Monday and will work until Friday the 12th at the Pavesi Center in Milan. For the first team, technical commissioner Julio Velasco has called up 16 athletes who have completed their club activities. Over the next few years, additional players will gradually be added as they complete their commitments to their respective teams. The Italians do not yet have a ticket for the Olympic Games in Paris in their pockets and will have to earn it over the next two months. “We start the activity with the athletes who did not make it to the play-offs and with those who were eliminated in the quarterfinals,” says Velasco. “At the next convocation, the players eliminated in the semi-finals will be added and, again based on play-off progress, there will be a third and fourth group following the conclusion of the championship and the Champions League superfinal.” “

“My idea is to give all the girls a week break from the last game they played. Our goal is to be ready for the first round of the Nations League, where the players participating in the Champions League superfinal will not be present unless.” However, in the second stage in Macau we will as in Japan, present with the entire team.

During this period, the national team will work to better prepare for the Nations League, which awards the final points in the world rankings for the five-ring pass in the group stage. The Italians will make their VNL debut in Antalya (Turkey) from May 14th to 18th, before appearing in Macao (China) from May 29th to June 2nd and finally in Fukuoka (Japan) from June 11th to 16th go to the start. The final will take place in Bangkok from June 20th to 23rd.

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