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About the FIVB Volleyball World League 2016
With 36 teams competing across three groups, the 2016 FIVB Volleyball World League, the 27th edition of the event, is the biggest ever in the history of the tournament.
The world's premier annual men's volleyball tournament began with just eight countries, who took part in the inaugural competition in 1990. In 1991 the number of teams had risen to 10, while 12 nations competed from 1992-2000 and 2004-05. The field featured 16 teams from 2001-2003 and 2006-2012. 2013 saw 18 different countries compete, with that increasing to 28 in 2014 and 32 in 2015 before reaching the new high of 36 for 2016.The records continue as the FIVB Volleyball World League enters its 26th edition which is set to be the biggest ever in the history of the tournament.
About the FIVB
The FIVB is the governing body responsible for all forms of volleyball on a global level. Working closely with national federations and private enterprises the FIVB aims to develop volleyball as a major world media and entertainment sport through world-class planning and organization of competitions, marketing and development activities. The FIVB is part of the Olympic Movement, contributing to the success of the Olympic games.