FIVB President in Mexico for Olympic Qualifier
LOS ANGELES, California, April 27, 2012 — FIVB President Jizhong
Wei arrived in Mexico on Friday to attend the NORCECA Women’s
Olympic Qualification Tournament to be played in Tijuana from
April 29 to May 5.
Wei arrived to Los Angeles International Airport, where he was
received by the president of the Organizing Committee Saul
Castro Verdugo as well as by FIVB First Executive Vice
President, and NORCECA President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz.
The tournament will grant to the champion team one ticket to the
2012 London Olympic Games while the FIVB best ranked team not
qualified, will have the chance to participate in a World
Olympic Qualifier in Japan on May.
Wei will visit the facilities of the High Performance Center in
Tijuana before the start of the tournament matches on Sunday.
On Monday morning, the FIVB President is invited to attend a
press conference with the media covering the competition.
Under the leadership of Castro Verdugo, the cities of Tijuana
and Mexicali in the State of Baja California have hosted three
FIVB World Youth and Junior Championship in 2007 and 2009 and
are the official host cities for the 2013 FIVB Boys Youth World