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Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

The 1996 Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the 9th edition of the event, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Atlanta and Athens, Georgia, United States from 21 July to 4 August 1996.

Men's Volleyball
at the Games of the XXVI Olympiad
Olympic rings with white rims.svg
Venue Omni Coliseum and
Stegeman Coliseum
Date 21 July – 4 August
Competitors 144 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Netherlands
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Italy
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Yugoslavia
← 1992
2000 →

Contents

QualificationEdit

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 18 September 1990   Tokyo 1   United States
1995 World Cup 18 November – 2 December 1995   Japan 3   Italy
  Netherlands
  Brazil
African Qualifier 29–31 March 1996   Rabat 1   Tunisia
Asian Qualifier 12–21 April 1996   Seoul &   Tokyo 1   South Korea
European Qualifier 27–29 March 1996   Copenhagen 1   Russia
North American Qualifier 14–16 April 1996   Calgary 1   Cuba
South American Qualifier 12–14 April 1996   Buenos Aires 1   Argentina
1st World Qualifier 3–5 May 1996   Espinho 1   Bulgaria
2nd World Qualifier 3–5 May 1996   Munich 1   Yugoslavia
3rd World Qualifier 3–5 May 1996   Patras 1   Poland
Total 12

Pools compositionEdit

Pool A Pool B
  United States (Hosts)   Italy
  Brazil   Netherlands
  Cuba   Russia
  Argentina   South Korea
  Bulgaria   Tunisia
  Poland   Yugoslavia

RostersEdit

VenuesEdit

Main venue Sub venue
  Atlanta, United States   Athens, United States
Omni Coliseum Stegeman Coliseum
Capacity: 16,378 Capacity: 10,523
   

Preliminary roundEdit

  • The top four teams in each pool qualified for the quarterfinals.
Qualified for the Quarterfinals

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Cuba 9 4 1 12 5 2.400 233 191 1.220
2   Brazil 8 3 2 10 6 1.667 210 187 1.123
3   Bulgaria 8 3 2 10 8 1.250 225 212 1.061
4   Argentina 8 3 2 9 9 1.000 222 225 0.987
5   United States 7 2 3 10 9 1.111 241 233 1.034
6   Poland 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 151 234 0.645
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Jul Cuba   3–0   Bulgaria 15–9 15–7 15–7     45–23
21 Jul United States   3–0   Poland 15–13 15–6 15–8     45–27
21 Jul Argentina   3–1   Brazil 9–15 15–8 16–14 15–6   55–43
23 Jul Bulgaria   3–0   Brazil 15–11 15–13 15–8     45–32
23 Jul United States   3–0   Argentina 15–7 15–8 15–11     45–26
23 Jul Cuba   3–0   Poland 15–13 15–2 15–13     45–28
25 Jul Argentina   3–1   Bulgaria 15–10 15–8 11–15 15–10   56–43
25 Jul Brazil   3–0   Poland 15–7 15–11 15–8     45–26
25 Jul Cuba   3–2   United States 4–15 15–9 14–16 15–8 18–16 66–64
27 Jul Cuba   3–0   Argentina 15–10 15–12 15–9     45–31
27 Jul Bulgaria   3–0   Poland 15–4 15–10 15–7     45–21
27 Jul Brazil   3–0   United States 15–11 15–11 15–7     45–29
29 Jul Argentina   3–1   Poland 7–15 17–15 15–10 15–9   54–49
29 Jul Bulgaria   3–2   United States 15–11 13–15 11–15 15–5 15–12 69–58
29 Jul Brazil   3–0   Cuba 15–11 15–10 15–11     45–32

Pool BEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Italy 10 5 0 15 0 MAX 225 138 1.630
2   Netherlands 9 4 1 12 3 4.000 209 131 1.595
3   Yugoslavia 8 3 2 9 8 1.125 215 191 1.126
4   Russia 7 2 3 7 9 0.778 196 201 0.975
5   South Korea 6 1 4 3 12 0.250 156 198 0.788
6   Tunisia 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 98 240 0.408
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
21 Jul Netherlands   3–0   Tunisia 15–4 15–4 15–2     45–10
21 Jul Italy   3–0   South Korea 15–13 15–12 15–8     45–33
21 Jul Yugoslavia   3–1   Russia 10–15 15–13 15–10 15–11   55–49
23 Jul Netherlands   3–0   Russia 15–9 15–9 15–9     45–27
23 Jul Italy   3–0   Tunisia 15–9 15–5 15–1     45–15
23 Jul Yugoslavia   3–0   South Korea 15–5 15–6 16–14     46–25
25 Jul Italy   3–0   Netherlands 15–8 15–8 15–13     45–29
25 Jul Yugoslavia   3–1   Tunisia 15–4 15–17 15–3 15–3   60–27
25 Jul Russia   3–0   South Korea 15–8 15–4 16–14     46–26
27 Jul Italy   3–0   Russia 15–11 15–6 15–12     45–29
27 Jul Netherlands   3–0   Yugoslavia 15–7 15–6 15–9     45–22
27 Jul South Korea   3–0   Tunisia 15–4 15–6 15–6     45–16
29 Jul Italy   3–0   Yugoslavia 15–12 15–8 15–12     45–32
29 Jul Russia   3–0   Tunisia 15–9 15–10 15–11     45–30
29 Jul Netherlands   3–0   South Korea 15–4 15–11 15–12     45–27

Final roundEdit

Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
                   
31 July        
   Cuba  0
2 August
   Russia  3  
   Russia  0
31 July
     Netherlands  3  
   Bulgaria  1
4 August
   Netherlands  3  
   Netherlands  3
31 July
     Italy  2
   Brazil  2
2 August
   Yugoslavia  3  
   Yugoslavia  1 Bronze medal match
31 July
     Italy  3  
   Argentina  1    Russia  1
   Italy  3      Yugoslavia  3
4 August
5th–8th semifinals 5th place match
1 August
   Cuba  3  
   Bulgaria  1  
 
2 August
       Cuba  0
     Brazil  3
7th place match
1 August 2 August
   Brazil  3    Bulgaria  3
   Argentina  1      Argentina  2

QuarterfinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
31 Jul Cuba   0–3   Russia 13–15 15–17 11–15     39–47
31 Jul Bulgaria   1–3   Netherlands 14–16 15–9 3–15 13–15   45–55
31 Jul Brazil   2–3   Yugoslavia 6–15 5–15 15–8 16–14 10–15 52–67
31 Jul Argentina   1–3   Italy 15–12 9–15 7–15 4–15   35–57

5th–8th semifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
01 Aug Cuba   3–1   Bulgaria 15–4 15–12 16–17 15–12   61–45
01 Aug Brazil   3–1   Argentina 15–10 15–3 13–15 15–9   58–37

SemifinalsEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug Russia   0–3   Netherlands 6–15 6–15 10–15     22–45
02 Aug Yugoslavia   1–3   Italy 12–15 15–8 6–15 7–15   40–53

7th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug Bulgaria   3–2   Argentina 15–10 15–10 7–15 7–15 20–18 64–68

5th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug Cuba   0–3   Brazil 12–15 14–16 14–16     40–47

Bronze medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
04 Aug Russia   1–3   Yugoslavia 8–15 15–7 8–15 9–15   40–52

Gold medal matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
04 Aug Netherlands   3–2   Italy 15–12 9–15 16–14 9–15 17–15 66–71

Final standingEdit

MedalistsEdit

AwardsEdit

  • Most Valuable Player
  Bas van de Goor
  • Best Spiker
  Bas van de Goor
  • Best Server
  Marcos Milinkovic
  • Best Blocker
  Nikolay Jeliazkov

External linksEdit