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Volleyball at the 2016 Summer Olympics

The volleyball tournaments at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was played between 6 and 21 August. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams, total 386 athletes, participated in the tournament. The indoor volleyball competition took place at Ginásio do Maracanãzinho in Maracanã, and the beach volleyball tournament was held at Copacabana Beach,[1][2] in the temporary Copacabana Stadium.

Volleyball
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
Volleyball, Rio 2016.png Volleyball (Beach), Rio 2016.png
Pictograms for indoor (left) and beach volleyball (right)
Venue Ginásio do Maracanãzinho (indoor)
Copacabana Stadium (beach)
Dates 6–21 August 2016
No. of events 4
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Volleyball at the
2016 Summer Olympics
Indoor
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg
Qualification   men   women
Tournament   men   women
Rosters   men   women
Beach
Volleyball (beach) pictogram.svg
Qualification   men   women
Tournament   men   women

Contents

Competition scheduleEdit

P Preliminary round Round of 16 ¼ Quarter-finals ½ Semi-finals B Bronze medal match F Final
Date
Event
Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Mon 15 Tue 16 Wed 17 Thu 18 Fri 19 Sat 20 Sun 21
Men's indoor P P P P P ¼ ½ B F
Women's indoor P P P P P ¼ ½ B F
Men's beach P P P P P P ¼ ½ B F
Women's beach P P P P P P ¼ ½ B F

EventsEdit

Four sets of medals were awarded in the following events:

QualificationEdit

Each National Olympic Committee was allowed to enter one men's and one women's qualified team in the volleyball tournaments and two men's and two women's qualified teams in the beach volleyball.[3][4][5]

Men's volleyballEdit

Means of qualification
Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 2 October 2009   Copenhagen 1   Brazil
2015 World Cup 8–23 September 2015   Japan 2   United States
  Italy
South American Qualifier 9–11 October 2015   Maiquetía 1   Argentina
European Qualifier 5–10 January 2016   Berlin 1   Russia
African Qualifier 7–12 January 2016   Brazzaville 1   Egypt
North American Qualifier 8–10 January 2016   Edmonton 1   Cuba
Asian Qualifier 28 May – 5 June 2016   Tokyo 1   Iran
1st World Qualifier 3   Poland
  France
  Canada
2nd World Qualifier 3–5 June 2016   Mexico City 1   Mexico
Total 12

Women's volleyballEdit

Means of qualification
Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 2 October 2009   Copenhagen 1   Brazil
2015 World Cup 22 August – 6 September 2015   Japan 2   China
  Serbia
European Qualifier 4–9 January 2016   Ankara 1   Russia
South American Qualifier 6–10 January 2016   Bariloche 1   Argentina
North American Qualifier 7–9 January 2016   Lincoln 1   United States
African Qualifier 12–16 February 2016   Yaoundé 1   Cameroon
Asian Qualifier 14–22 May 2016   Tokyo 1   Japan
1st World Qualifier 3   Italy
  Netherlands
  South Korea
2nd World Qualifier 20–22 May 2016   San Juan 1   Puerto Rico
Total 12

Men's beach volleyballEdit

Means of qualification
Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 2 October 2009   Copenhagen 1   Brazil
2015 World Championships 26 June – 5 July 2015   Netherlands 1   Brazil
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking[6] 13 June 2016   Lausanne 15   Netherlands
  United States
  Netherlands
  United States
  Spain
  Latvia
  Russia
  Italy
  Poland
  Italy
  Austria
  Poland
  Germany
  Canada
  Mexico
2014–2016 AVC Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016   Cairns 1   Qatar
2014–2016 CAVB Continental Cup 3–9 May 2016   Kelibia 1   Tunisia
2014–2016 CEV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016   Stavanger 1   Austria
2014–2016 CSV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016   Santiago 1   Chile
2014–2016 NORCECA Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016   Guaymas 1   Cuba
2016 FIVB World Continental Cup 6–10 July 2016   Sochi 2   Canada
  Russia
Total 24


Women's beach volleyballEdit

Means of qualification
Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 2 October 2009   Copenhagen 1   Brazil
2015 World Championships 26 June – 5 July 2015   Netherlands 1   Brazil
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking[7] 13 June 2016   Lausanne 15   United States
  Germany
  Canada
  Netherlands
  Australia
  Italy
  Germany
  Spain
  Poland
  Switzerland
  Canada
  Switzerland
  United States
  Argentina
  China
2014–2016 AVC Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016   Cairns 1   Australia
2014–2016 CAVB Continental Cup 12–18 April 2016   Abuja 1   Egypt
2014–2016 CEV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016   Stavanger 1   Netherlands
2014–2016 CSV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016   Santa Fe 1   Venezuela
2014–2016 NORCECA Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016   Guaymas 1   Costa Rica
2016 FIVB World Continental Cup 6–10 July 2016   Sochi 2   Czech Republic
  Russia
Total 24


Men's indoor competitionEdit

The competition consisted of two stages; a preliminary round followed by a knockout stage.

Preliminary roundEdit

The teams were divided into two groups of six countries, playing every team in their group once. Three points were awarded for a 3–0 or 3–1 win, two points for a 3–2 win, one point for a 2–3 loss and 0 points for a 1–3 or 0–3 loss. The top four teams per group qualified for the quarter-finals.

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Italy 5 4 1 12 13 5 2.600 432 375 1.152 Quarter-finals
2   Canada 5 3 2 9 10 7 1.429 378 378 1.000
3   United States 5 3 2 9 10 8 1.250 419 405 1.035
4   Brazil (H) 5 3 2 9 11 9 1.222 467 442 1.057
5   France 5 2 3 6 8 9 0.889 386 367 1.052
6   Mexico 5 0 5 0 1 15 0.067 283 398 0.711
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Argentina 5 4 1 12 12 4 3.000 394 335 1.176 Quarter-finals
2   Poland 5 4 1 12 14 5 2.800 447 389 1.149
3   Russia 5 4 1 11 13 6 2.167 432 367 1.177
4   Iran 5 2 3 7 8 9 0.889 389 392 0.992
5   Egypt 5 1 4 3 3 12 0.250 286 362 0.790
6   Cuba 5 0 5 0 1 15 0.067 300 403 0.744
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
 
                   
 
17 August
 
 
  Italy 3
 
19 August
 
  Iran 0
 
  Italy 3
 
17 August
 
  United States 2
 
  United States 3
 
21 August
 
  Poland 0
 
  Italy 0
 
17 August
 
  Brazil 3
 
  Canada 0
 
19 August
 
  Russia 3
 
  Russia 0
 
17 August
 
  Brazil 3 Bronze medal match
 
  Brazil 3
 
21 August
 
  Argentina 1
 
  United States 3
 
 
  Russia 2
 

Women's indoor competitionEdit

The competition consisted of two stages; a Preliminary round followed by a knockout stage.

Preliminary roundEdit

The teams were divided into two groups of six countries, playing every team in their group once. Three points were awarded for a 3–0 or 3–1 win, two points for a 3–2 win, one point for a 2–3 loss and 0 points for a 1–3 or 0–3 loss. The top four teams per group qualified for the quarter-finals.

Pool AEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   Brazil (H) 5 5 0 15 15 0 377 272 1.386 Quarter-finals
2   Russia 5 4 1 12 12 4 3.000 393 323 1.217
3   South Korea 5 3 2 9 10 7 1.429 384 372 1.032
4   Japan 5 2 3 6 7 9 0.778 347 364 0.953
5   Argentina 5 1 4 2 3 14 0.214 319 407 0.784
6   Cameroon 5 0 5 1 2 15 0.133 328 410 0.800
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.

Pool BEdit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1   United States 5 5 0 14 15 5 3.000 470 400 1.175 Quarter-finals
2   Netherlands 5 4 1 11 14 7 2.000 455 425 1.071
3   Serbia 5 3 2 10 12 6 2.000 410 394 1.041
4   China 5 2 3 7 9 9 1.000 398 389 1.023
5   Italy 5 1 4 3 4 12 0.333 351 374 0.939
6   Puerto Rico 5 0 5 0 0 15 0.000 277 379 0.731
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stageEdit

 
Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal
 
                   
 
16 August
 
 
  Brazil 2
 
18 August
 
  China 3
 
  China 3
 
16 August
 
  Netherlands 1
 
  South Korea 1
 
20 August
 
  Netherlands 3
 
  China 3
 
16 August
 
  Serbia 1
 
  Russia 0
 
18 August
 
  Serbia 3
 
  Serbia 3
 
16 August
 
  United States 2 Bronze medal
 
  Japan 0
 
20 August
 
  United States 3
 
  Netherlands 1
 
 
  United States 3
 

Men's beach volleyball competitionEdit

Knockout stageEdit

 
Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal
 
                           
 
12 August
 
 
  CarambulaRanghieri (ITA) 0
 
15 August
 
  LupoNicolai (ITA) 2
 
  LupoNicolai (ITA) 2
 
13 August
 
  BarsoukLiamin (RUS) 1
 
  EvandroPedro Solberg (BRA) 1
 
16 August
 
  BarsoukLiamin (RUS) 2
 
  LupoNicolai (ITA) 2
 
12 August
 
  KrasilnikovSemenov (RUS) 1
 
  KrasilnikovSemenov (RUS) 2
 
15 August
 
  CherifJefferson (QAT) 0
 
  KrasilnikovSemenov (RUS) 2
 
12 August
 
  DíazGonzález (CUB) 1
 
  DopplerHorst (AUT) 0
 
18 August
 
  DíazGonzález (CUB) 2
 
  LupoNicolai (ITA) 0
 
13 August
 
  AlisonBruno Schmidt (BRA) 2
 
  DalhausserLucena (USA) 2
 
15 August
 
  HuberSeidl (AUT) 0
 
  DalhausserLucena (USA) 1
 
13 August
 
  AlisonBruno Schmidt (BRA) 2
 
  AlisonBruno Schmidt (BRA) 2
 
16 August
 
  GaviraHerrera (ESP) 0
 
  AlisonBruno Schmidt (BRA) 2
 
12 August
 
  BrouwerMeeuwsen (NED) 1 Bronze medal
 
  OntiverosVirgen (MEX) 0
 
15 August 18 August
 
  NummerdorVarenhorst (NED) 2
 
  NummerdorVarenhorst (NED) 0   KrasilnikovSemenov (RUS) 0
 
13 August
 
  BrouwerMeeuwsen (NED) 2   BrouwerMeeuwsen (NED) 2
 
  SaxtonSchalk (CAN) 0
 
 
  BrouwerMeeuwsen (NED) 2
 

Women's beach volleyball competitionEdit

Knockout stageEdit

 
Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Gold medal
 
                           
 
12 August
 
 
  LarissaTalita (BRA) 2
 
14 August
 
  BorgerBüthe (GER) 0
 
  LarissaTalita (BRA) 2
 
13 August
 
  HeidrichZumkehr (SUI) 1
 
  MeppelinkVan Iersel (NED) 1
 
16 August
 
  HeidrichZumkehr (SUI) 2
 
  LarissaTalita (BRA) 0
 
13 August
 
  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 2
 
  BansleyPavan (CAN) 2
 
14 August
 
  BroderValjas (CAN) 0
 
  BansleyPavan (CAN) 0
 
13 August
 
  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 2
 
  ForrerVergé-Dépré (SUI) 0
 
17 August
 
  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 2
 
  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 2
 
12 August
 
  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 0
 
  RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 2
 
14 August
 
  MenegattiGiombini (ITA) 0
 
  RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 2
 
13 August
 
  BawdenClancy (AUS) 0
 
  BrzostekKołosińska (POL) 1
 
16 August
 
  BawdenClancy (AUS) 2
 
  RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 0
 
12 August
 
  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 2 Bronze medal
 
  WangYue (CHN) 0
 
14 August 17 August
 
  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 2
 
  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 2   LarissaTalita (BRA) 1
 
12 August
 
  BirlovaUkolova (RUS) 0   RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 2
 
  BirlovaUkolova (RUS) 2
 
 
  ElsaLiliana (ESP) 0
 

Medal summaryEdit

Medal tableEdit

Key

  *   Host nation (Brazil)

Rank Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1   Brazil* 2 1 0 3
2   China 1 0 0 1
  Germany 1 0 0 1
4   Italy 0 2 0 2
5   Serbia 0 1 0 1
6   United States 0 0 3 3
7   Netherlands 0 0 1 1
Total 7 NOCs 4 4 4 12

MedalistsEdit

Indoor volleyballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
details
  Brazil (BRA)
William Arjona
Éder Carbonera
Wallace de Souza
Luiz Felipe Fonteles
Evandro Guerra
Ricardo Lucarelli Souza
Bruno Rezende
Lucas Saatkamp
Sérgio Santos
Maurício Borges Silva
Douglas Souza
Maurício Souza
  Italy (ITA)
Oleg Antonov
Emanuele Birarelli
Simone Buti
Massimo Colaci
Simone Giannelli
Osmany Juantorena
Filippo Lanza
Matteo Piano
Salvatore Rossini
Daniele Sottile
Luca Vettori
Ivan Zaytsev
  United States (USA)
Matthew Anderson
Micah Christenson
Maxwell Holt
Thomas Jaeschke
David Lee
William Priddy
Aaron Russell
Taylor Sander
Erik Shoji
Kawika Shoji
David Smith
Murphy Troy
Women's indoor
details
  China (CHN)
Ding Xia
Gong Xiangyu
Hui Ruoqi
Lin Li
Liu Xiaotong
Wei Qiuyue
Xu Yunli
Yan Ni
Yang Fangxu
Yuan Xinyue
Zhang Changning
Zhu Ting
  Serbia (SRB)
Tijana Bošković
Jovana Brakočević
Bianka Buša
Tijana Malešević
Brankica Mihajlović
Jelena Nikolić
Maja Ognjenović
Silvija Popović
Milena Rašić
Jovana Stevanović
Stefana Veljković
Bojana Živković
  United States (USA)
Rachael Adams
Foluke Akinradewo
Kayla Banwarth
Alisha Glass
Christa Harmotto
Kimberly Hill
Jordan Larson
Carli Lloyd
Karsta Lowe
Kelly Murphy
Kelsey Robinson
Courtney Thompson

Beach volleyballEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's beach
details
  Brazil (BRA)
Alison Cerutti
Bruno Oscar Schmidt
  Italy (ITA)
Daniele Lupo
Paolo Nicolai
  Netherlands (NED)
Alexander Brouwer
Robert Meeuwsen
Women's beach
details
  Germany (GER)
Laura Ludwig
Kira Walkenhorst
  Brazil (BRA)
Ágatha Bednarczuk
Bárbara Seixas
  United States (USA)
Kerri Walsh Jennings
April Ross

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rio 2016: Beach Volleyball". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 13 January 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Rio 2016: Volleyball". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 3 February 2015. Retrieved 31 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "Rio 2016 – FIVB Volleyball Qualification System" (PDF). FIVB. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  4. ^ Kauffman, Bill (4 December 2012). "FIVB Discusses 2016 Olympic Qualification". Team USA. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  5. ^ "FIVB announces Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification System for beach volleyball". FIVB. 6 May 2014. Retrieved 15 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking - Men". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking - Women". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved 7 October 2015. 

External linksEdit