Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The men's tournament in volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics was the 6th edition of the event at the Summer Olympics, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Long Beach, California, United States from 29 July to 11 August 1984.[1]

Men's volleyball
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
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VenueLong Beach Arena
Date29 July – 11 August
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  United States
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  Brazil
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Italy
← 1980
1988 →
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QualificationEdit

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 18 May 1978   Athens 1   United States
1980 Olympic Games 20 July – 1 August 1980   Moscow 1   Soviet Union*
1981 World Cup 19–28 November 1981   Japan 1   Cuba*
1982 World Championship 1–15 October 1982   Argentina 1   Brazil
1983 African Championship December 1983   Port Said 1   Egypt
1983 Asian Championsnip 23 November – 1 December 1983   Fukuoka 1   Japan
1983 European Championship 17–25 September 1983   East Germany 1   Poland*
1983 NORCECA Championship 13–17 July 1983   Indianapolis 1   Canada
1983 South American Championship 27–31 July 1983   São Paulo 1   Argentina
World Qualifier 4–8 January 1984   Barcelona 1   Bulgaria*
Total 10
*   China,   Tunisia,   Italy and   South Korea replaced Soviet Union, Cuba, Poland and Bulgaria, who withdrew from the tournament because of the Soviet-led boycott.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B
  United States (Hosts)   Canada
  Argentina   China
  Brazil   Egypt
  South Korea   Italy
  Tunisia   Japan

RostersEdit

VenueEdit

All matches
  Long Beach, United States
Long Beach Arena
Capacity: 13,609
 

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Semifinals
Qualified for the 5th–8th semifinals
Qualified for the 9th place match

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Brazil 7 3 1 10 4 2.500 191 144 1.326
2   United States 7 3 1 9 4 2.250 168 117 1.436
3   South Korea 7 3 1 9 6 1.500 203 162 1.253
4   Argentina 5 1 3 7 9 0.778 184 207 0.889
5   Tunisia 4 0 4 0 12 0.000 64 180 0.356
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jul South Korea   3–0   Tunisia 15–7 15–7 15–7     45–21
29 Jul United States   3–1   Argentina 15–6 15–7 10–15 15–8   55–36
31 Jul Brazil   3–1   Argentina 15–8 15–8 16–18 15–13   61–47
31 Jul United States   3–0   Tunisia 15–3 15–2 15–3     45–8
2 Aug Brazil   3–0   Tunisia 15–5 15–9 15–2     45–16
2 Aug United States   3–0   South Korea 15–13 15–9 15–6     45–28
4 Aug Argentina   3–0   Tunisia 15–9 15–7 15–3     45–19
4 Aug South Korea   3–1   Brazil 15–4 15–13 13–15 15–8   58–40
6 Aug South Korea   3–2   Argentina 15–6 14–16 13–15 15–7 15–12 72–56
6 Aug Brazil   3–0   United States 15–10 15–11 15–2     45–23

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Canada 7 3 1 10 3 3.333 167 122 1.369
2   Italy 7 3 1 11 4 2.750 210 143 1.469
3   Japan 7 3 1 9 5 1.800 179 162 1.105
4   China 5 1 3 3 9 0.333 124 160 0.775
5   Egypt 4 0 4 0 12 0.000 90 183 0.492
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jul Japan   3–0   China 15–9 15–9 15–8     45–26
29 Jul Italy   3–1   Canada 10–15 15–4 15–6 15–7   55–32
31 Jul Canada   3–0   Egypt 15–10 15–9 15–3     45–22
31 Jul Italy   3–0   China 15–5 16–14 15–13     46–32
2 Aug China   3–0   Egypt 15–3 15–5 18–16     48–24
2 Aug Japan   3–2   Italy 5–15 11–15 15–10 15–10 16–14 62–64
4 Aug Japan   3–0   Egypt 15–6 15–10 15–11     45–27
4 Aug Canada   3–0   China 15–8 15–7 15–3     45–18
6 Aug Canada   3–0   Japan 15–10 15–8 15–9     45–27
6 Aug Italy   3–0   Egypt 15–4 15–7 15–6     45–17

Final roundEdit

9th–10th placesEdit

9th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Aug Tunisia   3–2   Egypt 15–13 15–9 5–15 13–15 15–5 63–57

5th–8th placesEdit

 
5th–8th semifinals5th place match
 
      
 
8 August
 
 
  South Korea3
 
10 August
 
  China1
 
  South Korea3
 
8 August
 
  Argentina1
 
  Argentina3
 
 
  Japan1
 
7th place match
 
 
10 August
 
 
  China0
 
 
  Japan3

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Aug South Korea   3–1   China 15–4 15–11 6–15 19–17   55–47
8 Aug Argentina   3–1   Japan 9–15 15–10 15–10 15–11   54–46

7th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
10 Aug China   0–3   Japan 14–16 9–15 6–15     29–46

5th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
10 Aug South Korea   3–1   Argentina 15–13 9–15 15–9 15–7   54–44

Final fourEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
8 August
 
 
  Brazil3
 
11 August
 
  Italy1
 
  Brazil0
 
8 August
 
  United States3
 
  United States3
 
 
  Canada0
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
11 August
 
 
  Italy3
 
 
  Canada0

SemifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
8 Aug Brazil   3–1   Italy 12–15 15–2 15–3 15–5   57–25
8 Aug United States   3–0   Canada 15–6 15–10 15–7     45–23

Bronze medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
11 Aug Italy   3–0   Canada 15–11 15–12 15–8     45–31

Gold medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
11 Aug Brazil   0–3   United States 6–15 6–15 7–15     19–45

Final standingEdit

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  United States (USA)
Dusty 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)
Bernardo Rezende
Mário Oliveira
Antônio Ribeiro
José Montanaro
Rui Nascimento
Renan Dal Zotto
William Silva
Amauri Ribeiro
Marcus Freire
Domingos Lampariello
Bernard Rajzman
Fernando Ávila
  Italy (ITA)
Marco Negri
Pier Paolo Lucchetta
Giancarlo Dametto
Franco Bertoli
Francesco Dall'Olio
Piero Rebaudengo
Giovanni Errichiello
Guido De Luigi
Fabio Vullo
Giovanni Lanfranco
Paolo Vecchi
Andrea Lucchetta

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Men's Volleyball". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020.

External linksEdit