Volleyball at the 1964 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The inaugural Women's Volleyball Tournament in the Summer Olympic Games was held during Olympic Games of Tokyo, from October 11 to October 23, 1964. Japan won the gold medal, with the Soviet Union and Poland taking silver and bronze, respectively.[1]

Women's volleyball
at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad
VenueKomazawa Volleyball Courts
Yokohama Cultural Gymnasium
Date11–23 October
Competitors71 from 6 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  Japan
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Soviet Union
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Poland
1968 →

Participating teamsEdit

FormatEdit

The tournament was played in a single round-robin format, all teams were placed into a single pool and faced each other once.

RostersEdit

VenuesEdit

Round robinEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Japan 10 5 0 15 1 15.000 238 93 2.559
2   Soviet Union 9 4 1 12 3 4.000 212 97 2.186
3   Poland 8 3 2 10 6 1.667 180 162 1.111
4   Romania 7 2 3 6 9 0.667 140 172 0.814
5   United States 6 1 4 3 12 0.250 98 213 0.460
6   South Korea 5 0 5 0 15 0.000 94 225 0.418
Date Time Team 1 Score Team 2 Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
11 Oct 13:15 Romania   0–3   Soviet Union 5–15 6–15 0–15     11–45 Report
11 Oct 15:15 United States   0–3   Japan 1–15 5–15 2–15     8–45 Report
12 Oct 15:15 South Korea   0–3   Soviet Union 0–15 6–15 0–15     6–45 Report
12 Oct 17:15 United States   0–3   Poland 3–15 4–15 10–15     17–45 Report
12 Oct 19:15 Romania   0–3   Japan 7–15 3–15 8–15     18–45 Report
13 Oct 17:15 Romania   3–0   United States 15–9 15–1 15–2     45–12 Report
14 Oct 15:15 South Korea   0–3   Poland 5–15 5–15 11–15     21–45 Report
14 Oct 20:30 South Korea   0–3   Japan 3–15 2–15 4–15     9–45 Report
15 Oct 14:00 Poland   0–3   Soviet Union 9–15 5–15 5–15     19–45 Report
17 Oct 13:15 Soviet Union   3–0   United States 15–1 15–8 15–7     45–16 Report
18 Oct 13:50 Poland   1–3   Japan 4–15 5–15 15–13 2–15   26–58 Report
19 Oct 17:15 Romania   3–0   South Korea 15–10 15–9 15–6     45–25 Report
21 Oct 11:15 South Korea   0–3   United States 7–15 13–15 13–15     33–45 Report
22 Oct 19:15 Romania   0–3   Poland 7–15 6–15 8–15     21–45 Report
23 Oct 19:35 Japan   3–0   Soviet Union 15–11 15–8 15–13     45–32 Report

Final standingsEdit

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Japan
Masae Kasai
Emiko Miyamoto
Kinuko Tanida
Yuriko Handa
Yoshiko Matsumura
Sata Issobe
Katsumi Matsumura
Yoko Shinozaki
Setsuko Sassaki
Yuko Fujimoto
Massako Kondo
Ayano Shibuki
  Soviet Union
Nelli Abramova
Astra Biltauere
Lyudmila Buldakova
Lyudmila Gureyeva
Valentina Kamenek
Marita Katusheva
Ninel Lukanina
Valentina Mishak
Tatyana Roshchina
Inna Ryskal
Antonina Ryzhova
Tamara Tikhonina
  Poland
Krystyna Czajkowska
Maria Golimowska
Krystyna Jakubowska
Danuta Kordaczuk
Krystyna Krupa
Józefa Ledwig
Jadwiga Marko
Jadwiga Rutkowska
Maria Śliwka
Zofia Szczęśniewska
Hanna Busz
Barbara Hermel

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Women's Volleyball at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 21 January 2019.

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