Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics

This page presents the results of men's and women's volleyball tournaments during the Los Angeles Olympics in the summer of 1984. The competition was held in the Long Beach Arena, which had a capacity of 12,033.[1]

6th Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Los Angeles 1984
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Tournament details
Olympics1984 Summer Olympics
Host nation United States
CityLos Angeles
DatesJuly 29 – August 11
Men's Medals(10 teams)
1st place, gold medalist(s) Gold United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Silver Brazil
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Italy
Women's Medals(8 teams)
1st place, gold medalist(s) Gold China
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Silver United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Japan

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States1102
2  China1001
3  Brazil0101
4  Italy0011
  Japan0011
Totals (5 nations)2226

Medal summaryEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
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  United States (USA)
Douglas Dvorak
Dave Saunders
Steven Salmons
Paul Sunderland
Rich Duwelius
Steve Timmons
Craig Buck
Marc Waldie
Chris Marlowe
Aldis Berzins
Patrick Powers
Karch Kiraly
  Brazil (BRA)
Amauri Ribeiro
Antônio Carlos Gueiros Ribeiro
Bernard Rajzman
Bernardo Rocha de Rezende
Domingos Lampariello Neto
Fernando Roscio de Ávila
Marcus Vinícius Simões Freire
José Montanaro Junior
Renan Dal Zotto
Rui Campos do Nascimento
William Carvalho da Silva
Mário Xandó de Oliveira Neto
  Italy (ITA)
Franco Bertoli
Francesco Dall'Olio
Giancarlo Dametto
Guido De Luigi
Giovanni Errichiello
Giovanni Lanfranco
Andrea Lucchetta
Pier Paolo Lucchetta
Marco Negri
Piero Rebaudengo
Paolo Vecchi
Fabio Vullo
Women's indoor
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  China (CHN)
Hou Yuzhu
Jiang Ying
Lang Ping
Li Yanjun
Liang Yan
Su Huijuan
Yang Xiaojun
Yang Xilan
Zhang Rongfang
Zheng Meizhu
Zhou Xiaolan
Zhu Ling
  United States (USA)
Jeanne Beauprey
Carolyn Becker
Linda Chisholm
Rita Crockett
Laurie Flachmeier
Debbie Green-Vargas
Flo Hyman
Rose Magers
Kimberly Ruddins
Julie Vollertsen
Paula Weishoff
Susan Woodstra
  Japan (JPN)
Yumi Egami
Norie Hiro
Miyoko Hirose
Kyoko Ishida
Yoko Kagabu
Yuko Mitsuya
Keiko Miyajima
Kimie Morita
Kumi Nakada
Emiko Odaka
Sachiko Otani
Kayoko Sugiyama

HighlightsEdit

  • USA won the men's title. Brazil took second. It was Karch Kiraly's first Olympic Gold medal.
  • China won women's title. USA took second.
  • Chinese Women Volleyball National Teams finished three-peats (Winners in World Cup 1981, World Volleyball Championships 1982 and Los Angeles Olympic Games 1984).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2019.