The 2024 WPV Women’s Super 6 begins from June 11-16 in Nancy, France, offering fans an exciting prelude to the upcoming Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

This top-level tournament features six of the eight women’s teams set to compete in Paris in August, providing a glimpse of the intense competition between hosts France, Brazil, Canada, China, Italy and United States.

The tournament was officially opened on Monday, June 10, with a grand ceremony at Nancy’s iconic Place Stanislas. World ParaVolley President Lori Okimura delivered a speech, expressing excitement for the event and gratitude towards all those who made it possible.

She highlighted the significance of the Super 6 as a stepping stone to the Paralympics and acknowledged the dedication of athletes, referees, and volunteers worldwide.

“We’re excited to be here with six of the eight women’s teams that will be competing later this year at the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. This tournament is a celebration of women’s power in sports, and we are proud to witness such an assembly of talent and dedication.”

Local Organising Committee President Patrick Venturini emphasised the importance of inclusion and the inspiring nature of the athletes. He thanked the local community and volunteers for their support and highlighted the tournament’s role in promoting sportsmanship, camaraderie, and perseverance.

The Women’s Super 6 promises to deliver thrilling matches, starting with the face off between France and Italy at 14:30 local time, followed by the match between World No. 1 Canada and World Cup winners China at 18:00. Brazil and the United States will close the opening day with their match at 20:00.

As a prelude to the Paralympics, the competition in Nancy will set the stage for the intensity and excitement expected in Paris.


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