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Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics

Volleyball competitions (beach and indoor) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from 9 to 24 August 2008. Indoor volleyball events were held at Capital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium. Beach volleyball competitions were held from 9 to 22 August 2008 at the Beach Volleyball Ground at Chaoyang Park.[1]

Volleyball
at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad
Volleyball 2008.png Beach Volleyball 2008.png
Pictograms for indoor (left) and beach volleyball (right)
VenueCapital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium (indoor)
Chaoyang Park Beach Volleyball Ground (beach)
Dates9 – 24 August
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The 2008 Summer Olympics volleyball competitions brought the introduction of the new ball with a new moulding design making it more softened compared to the Mikasa MVP200.

EventsEdit

4 sets of medals were awarded in the following events:

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  United States3104
2  Brazil1214
3  China0123
4  Russia0011
Totals (4 nations)44412

MedalistsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
details
  United States (USA)
Lloy Ball
Sean Rooney
David Lee
Richard Lambourne
William Priddy
Ryan Millar
Riley Salmon
Thomas Hoff
Clayton Stanley
Kevin Hansen
Gabriel Gardner
Scott Touzinsky
  Brazil (BRA)
Bruno Rezende
Marcelo Elgarten
André Heller
Samuel Fuchs
Gilberto Godoy Filho
Murilo Endres
André Nascimento
Sérgio Santos
Anderson Rodrigues
Gustavo Endres
Rodrigo Santana
Dante Amaral
  Russia (RUS)
Aleksandr Korneev
Semyon Poltavskiy
Aleksandr Kosarev
Sergey Grankin
Sergey Tetyukhin
Vadim Khamuttskikh
Yury Berezhko
Aleksey Ostapenko
Aleksandr Volkov
Aleksey Verbov
Maxim Mikhaylov
Aleksey Kuleshov
Women's indoor
details
  Brazil (BRA)
Walewska Oliveira
Carolina Albuquerque
Marianne Steinbrecher
Paula Pequeno
Thaisa Menezes
Hélia Souza
Valeska Menezes
Fabiana Claudino
Welissa Gonzaga
Jaqueline Carvalho
Sheilla Castro
Fabiana de Oliveira
  United States (USA)
Ogonna Nnamani
Danielle Scott-Arruda
Tayyiba Haneef-Park
Lindsey Berg
Stacy Sykora
Nicole Davis
Heather Bown
Jennifer Joines
Kim Glass
Robyn Ah Mow-Santos
Kim Willoughby
Logan Tom
  China (CHN)
Wang Yimei
Feng Kun
Yang Hao
Liu Yanan
Wei Qiuyue
Xu Yunli
Zhou Suhong
Zhao Ruirui
Xue Ming
Li Juan
Zhang Na
Ma Yunwen
Men's beach
details
  Todd Rogers
and Phil Dalhausser (USA)
  Fábio Luiz Magalhães
and Márcio Araújo (BRA)
  Ricardo Santos
and Emanuel Rego (BRA)
Women's beach
details
  Kerri Walsh
and Misty May-Treanor (USA)
  Wang Jie
and Tian Jia (CHN)
  Zhang Xi
and Xue Chen (CHN)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Volleyball at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games". Sports Reference. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

External linksEdit