Following are the draw for the volleyball competitions of this winter's Doha Asian Games, which were released by the organizers Thursday on their official website:
Group A -- Bahrain, Lebanon, Mongolia
Group B -- Indonesia, Saudi Arabia, Macao of China
Group C -- Chinese Taipei, Kuwait, Maldives
Group D -- United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong of China, Palestine, Turkmenistan
Group A -- India, Round 1 A2, Round 1 B1, Round 1 C2, Round 1 D1
Group B -- Thailand, Round 1 A1, Round 1 B2, Round 1 C1, Round 1 D2
Group A -- China, South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Vietnam
Group B -- Kazakhstan, Japan, Thailand, Tajikistan, Mongolia
Note: A maximum of 16 teams will contest the men's volleyball competitions. These will play a series of preliminary matches; before quarterfinals, semifinals and the final, and cross-over matches for minor placings.
In the women's tournament, a maximum of 12 teams will play in a league format, with the team finishing top of the table declared the winner.