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Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics featured men’s and women’s Beach volleyball for the first time as an official Olympic sport.[1]

9th Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Atlanta 1996
Olympic rings without rims.svg
Tournament details
Olympics1996 Summer Olympics
Host nation United States
DatesJuly 20, 1996 (1996-07-20)
August 4, 1996 (1996-08-04)
Men's Medals(12 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Yugoslavia
Women's Medals(12 teams)
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Cuba
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver China
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Brazil
1st Beach Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Atlanta 1996
Tournament details
DatesJuly 23, 1996 (1996-07-23)
July 28, 1996 (1996-07-28)
Men's Medals
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold United States
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver United States
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Canada
Women's Medals
1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Brazil
2nd, silver medalist(s) Silver Brazil
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Bronze Australia

Medal tableEdit

1  Brazil1113
2  United States1102
3  Cuba1001
5  China0101
7  Australia0011
Totals (9 nations)44412

Medal summaryEdit


  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 1996 Atlanta Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 11 February 2019.

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