The Indian volleyball men's team was ranked 34th in 2014, their best in the world, they also managed to win a gold medal eighth gold medal at 2016 South Asian Games, but just as it seemed that the sport was picking up again, an internal dispute in the VFI meant that it was banned from the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) for two years till 2018.
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Volleyball is a sport played all over India, both in rural as well as urban India. It is a popular recreation sport. India was ranked 5th in Asia, and 27th in the world in 2013. Doing well in the youth and junior levels, in second in the 2003 World Youth Championships. Currently, a major problem for the sport is the lack of sponsors.
The Game. Following the decision of the FIVB Board of Administration, the new World Ranking system will be implemented from 1 February 2020 and will take into account all results from 1 January 2019. However, for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games grouping, the previous World Ranking will be applied, based on the rankings as of 31 January 2020.
Men's Volleyball. The India men's national volleyball team represents India in international volleyball competitions which is managed by Volleyball Federation of India. The Indian senior men's team is ranked 46th in the world. Women's Volleyball
0,0. Teams that participated in both Continental and World Olympic Qualification Tournaments are awarded with the points from the highest result achieved in these Qualification Tournaments. 2018 World Championships (the first two letters indicate Confederation, then it indicates the Group or PO=Playoff, and the last number is the rank.
India women also won golds at both the 2016 and 2019 editions of the South Asian Games. Indian volleyball in recent years. The general popularity of volleyball in India declined in the years to follow as in-fighting within federations coincided with the death of Jimmy George in an accident in 1987.
The Beach Volleyball tournament is one of its kind Volleyball Tournament in India. Rather than normal courts, it has a smaller court and thus only two players in each team. The Tournament now in its 18th Edition allows two teams from states. The tournament follows a League-cum-Knockout format. Participating teams are divided into various groups.
The FIVB World Ranking is a ranking system for men's national teams. A point system is used, with points being awarded based on the last results of the following competitions : World League (now Nations League), Olympic Games, World Cup and World Championship.