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 place, gold medalist(s) Gold Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Silver Japan
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Czechoslovakia
Women's Medals(8 teams)
1st place, gold medalist(s) Gold Soviet Union
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Silver Japan
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Poland

Medal tableEdit

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

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Eduard Sibiryakov
Yuri Poyarkov
Georgi Mondzolevsky
Valeri Kravchenko
Volodymyr Byelyayev
Yevgeni Lapinsky
Ivan Bugaenkov
Oleg Antropov
Vasilius Matushevas
Viktor Mikhalchuk
Boris Tereshchuk
Vladimir Ivanov
  Japan (JPN)
Masayuki Minami
Katsutoshi Nekoda
Mamoru Shiragami
Isao Koizumi
Kenji Kimura
Yasuaki Mitsumori
Naohiro Ikeda
Jungo Morita
Tadayoshi Yokota
Seiji Oko
Tetsuo Satō
Kenji Shimaoka
  Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Bohumil Golián
Antonin Prochazka
Petr Kop
Jiri Svoboda
Josef Musil
Lubomir Zajisek
Josef Smolka
Vladimir Petlak
Frantisek Sokol
Zdenek Groessel
Pavel Schenk
Drahomir Koudelka
Women's indoor
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  Soviet Union (URS)
Lyudmila Buldakova
Lyudmila Mikhailkovskaya
Tatyana Veinberga
Vera Lantratova
Vera Galushka-Duyunova
Tatyana Sarycheva
Tatyana Ponyaeva-Tretyakova
Nina Smoleeva
Inna Ryskal
Galina Leontyeva
Roza Salikhova
Valentina Kamenek-Vinogradova
  Japan (JPN)
Setsuko Yosjida
Suzue Takayama
Toyoko Iwahara
Youko Kasahara
Aiko Onozawa
Yukiyo Kojima
Sachiko Fukanaka
Kunie Shishikura
Setsuko Inoue
Sumie Oinuma
Makiko Furakawa
Keiko Hama
  Poland (POL)
Elżbieta Porzec
Zofia Szczęśniewska
Wanda Wiecha
Barbara Hermela-Niemczyk
Krystyna Ostromęcka
Krystyna Krupa
Jadwiga Książek
Józefa Ledwig
Krystyna Jakubowska
Lidia Chmielnicka
Krystyna Czajkowska
Halina Aszkiełowicz

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. ^ Black Belt Vol. 2, No. 2. Active Interest Media, Inc. Mar 1964. p. 27.

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