In the match of Group B, Brazil defeated the national team of Qatar 3-0 (25:13, 25:23, 26:24), which remained without success in three matches and did not enter the playoffs.
Ricardo Lucarelli Sousa, Gualberta Flavia Resende and Hidalgo Leal were the top scorers for Brazil with nine points each, while Youssef Oglaf stood out for Qatar with 11 points.
In the fight for the second place in the group, which will guarantee participation in the playoffs, the volleyball players of Cuba and Japan will meet today. The Cubans have four points after two matches, while the Japanese have three. Brazil won the subgroup with eight points.
In the World Championship, 24 teams are divided into six groups. The winners of the first two places, as well as the four best third-place winners, advance to the round of 16 to determine the medal winners in the play-offs.
The national team of Ukraine led by Latvian coach Uģ Krastiņš is fighting in Group A together with Serbia, Puerto Rico and Tunisia.
Initially, the championship was supposed to be held in Russia, but after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russia was deprived of this right. Due to the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the Russian team has also been disqualified from the world championship, this place being taken by Ukraine, which was in the highest place in the world ranking.
The world championships are held in Slovenia and Poland.
The championship will end on September 11.