Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

The 1984 Women's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the 6th edition of the event, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Long Beach, California, United States from July 30 to August 7, 1984.[1]

Women's volleyball
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
VenueLong Beach Arena
Date30 July – 7 August
Competitors96 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s)  China
2nd place, silver medalist(s)  United States
3rd place, bronze medalist(s)  Japan
← 1980
1988 →
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QualificationEdit

Qualifiers Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 18 May 1978   Athens 1   United States
1980 Olympic Games 21–29 July 1980   Moscow, Soviet Union (1) Soviet Union*
1982 World Championship 12–25 September 1982   Lima, Peru 1   China
1983 NORCECA Championship 12–16 July 1983   Indianapolis, United States (1) Cuba*
1983 South American Championship 2–6 August 1983   São Paulo, Brazil 1   Peru
1983 European Championship 17–25 September 1983   Rostock, East Germany (1) East Germany*
1983 Asian Championsnip 10–17 November 1983   Fukuoka, Japan 1   Japan
Wild card 1   Brazil*
Replacing boycotting nations* 3   Canada
  South Korea
  West Germany
Total 8

* Notes:[1]

1. Cuba was the 1983 NORCECA Championship runners-up (champions United States, were already qualified as hosts), but together with East Germany (1983 European champion), Soviet Union (1980 Olympic champion) and other countries, boycotted the games.
2. Canada, South Korea and West Germany replaced Cuba, East Germany and the Soviet Union.
3. Brazil was invited.

FormatEdit

The tournament was played in two different stages. In the Preliminary round (first stage), the eight participants were divided into two pools of four teams. A single round-robin format was played within each pool to determine the teams position in the pool. The Final round (second stage) was played in a single elimination format, where the preliminary round two highest ranked teams in each group advanced to the semifinals and the two lowest ranked teams advanced to the 5th–8th place semifinals.

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B
  Brazil   Canada
  China   Japan
  United States   Peru
  West Germany   South Korea

SquadsEdit

VenuesEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

(A) Advance to 1st–4th semifinals
(a) Advance to 5th–8th semifinals

Group AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   United States (A) 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 167 139 1.201
2   China (A) 5 2 1 7 3 2.333 144 101 1.426
3   West Germany (a) 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 93 126 0.738
4   Brazil (a) 3 0 3 2 9 0.222 120 158 0.759
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Jul China   3–0   Brazil 15–13 15–10 15–11     45–34 Report
30 Jul United States   3–0   West Germany 17–15 15–8 15–10     47–33 Report
1 Aug West Germany   0–3   China 5–15 6–15 3–15     14–45 Report
1 Aug United States   3–2   Brazil 12–15 10–15 15–5 15–5 15–12 67–52 Report
3 Aug Brazil   0–3   West Germany 9–15 14–16 11–15     34–46 Report
3 Aug China   1–3   United States 13–15 15–7 14–16 12–15   54–53 Report

Group BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Japan (A) 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 143 73 1.959
2   Peru (A) 5 2 1 6 5 1.200 123 125 0.984
3   South Korea (a) 4 1 2 6 6 1.000 137 125 1.096
4   Canada (a) 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 55 135 0.407
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
30 Jul Peru   3–0   Canada 15–9 15–10 15–4     45–23 Report
30 Jul Japan   3–1   South Korea 8–15 15–11 15–2 15–7   53–35 Report
1 Aug Canada   0–3   South Korea 10–15 1–15 3–15     14–45 Report
1 Aug Japan   3–0   Peru 15–8 15–7 15–5     45–20 Report
3 Aug Peru   3–2   South Korea 15–8 15–6 7–15 6–15 15–13 58–57 Report
3 Aug Japan   3–0   Canada 15–6 15–6 15–6     45–18 Report

Final roundEdit

5th to 8th placeEdit

 
Semifinals5th place
 
      
 
5 August
 
 
  South Korea3
 
7 August
 
  Brazil1
 
  South Korea3
 
5 August
 
  West Germany0
 
  Canada0
 
 
  West Germany3
 
7th place
 
 
7 August
 
 
  Canada0
 
 
  Brazil3

5th–8th place semifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Aug South Korea   3–1   Brazil 13–15 15–13 15–9 15–10   58–47 Report
5 Aug Canada   0–3   West Germany 5–15 7–15 1–15     13–45 Report

7th place natchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Aug Canada   0–3   Brazil 9–15 3–15 8–15     20–45 Report

5th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Aug South Korea   3–0   West Germany 15–10 15–10 15–2     45–22 Report

FinalEdit

 
SemifinalsGold medal match
 
      
 
5 August
 
 
  Japan0
 
7 August
 
  China3
 
  China3
 
5 August
 
  United States0
 
  Peru0
 
 
  United States3
 
Bronze medal match
 
 
7 August
 
 
  Japan3
 
 
  Peru1

SemifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
5 Aug Peru   0–3   United States 14–16 9–15 10–15     33–46 Report
5 Aug Japan   0–3   China 10–15 7–15 4–15     21–45 Report

Bronze medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Aug Japan   3–1   Peru 13–15 15–4 15–7 15–10   58–36 Report

Gold medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total Report
7 Aug China   3–0   United States 16–14 15–3 15–9     46–26 Report

Final standingEdit

MedalistsEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  China
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
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
Yumi Egami
Norie Hiro
Miyoko Hirose
Kyoko Ishida
Yoko Kagabu
Yuko Mitsuya
Keiko Miyajima
Kimie Morita
Kumi Nakada
Emiko Odaka
Sachiko Otani
Kayoko Sugiyama

AwardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Volleyball at the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Games: Women's Volleyball". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 6 February 2019.

External linksEdit