Format and Event Regulations
First phase: 48 teams playing in (12) pools of four (4) teams each (Round Robin system).
Second phase: Lucky Loser Round. The best 3rd ranked teams from all pools are sorted by the following items:
1st) match points
2nd) set point ratio
3rd) rally point ratio
4th) tournament seeding
The best four (4) third place teams based on the items above advance directly to the single elimination playoffs
The other eight (8) third ranked teams will play "Lucky Loser Round".
Four (4) winners of the lucky loser round will advance to single elimination phase.
Third phase: 1st and 2nd ranked teams from each pool (24 teams total) plus best four (4) 3rd ranked teams from all pools, as well as the four (4) winners of the lucky loser round will advance to the third phase in Single elimination format. The losers of the semi-final matches will play the bronze medal match, while the winners of the semi-final matches will play the gold medal match.