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Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics

Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics was represented by two events: men's team and women's team.[1] The Olympic Committee initially dropped volleyball for the 1968 Olympics, meeting protests.[2]

2nd Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Mexico City 1968
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Tournament details
Olympics1968 Summer Olympics
Host nation Mexico
CityMexico City
DatesOctober 13 – 26
Men's Medals(10 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Czechoslovakia
Women's Medals(8 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Poland

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Soviet Union2002
2  Japan0202
3  Czechoslovakia0011
  Poland0011
Totals (4 nations)2226


Medal summaryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ Black Belt Vol. 2, No. 2. Active Interest Media, Inc. Mar 1964. p. 27.

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