Volleyball at the Friendship Games

Volleyball at the Friendship Games was contested in two events. Men's event took place at the Ciudad Deportiva in Havana, Cuba between 18 and 26 August 1984. Women's event took place in Varna, Bulgaria between 8 and 15 July 1984.

Men's eventEdit

Six teams competed in a round-robin tournament.

Team Pld W L Sets won Sets lost Points
    Soviet Union 5 5 0 15 4 10
    Cuba 5 4 1 13 5 9
    Poland 5 3 2 12 8 8
4   Czechoslovakia 5 2 3 8 10 7
5   Bulgaria 5 1 4 6 12 6
6   Hungary 5 0 5 0 15 5

ResultsEdit

Results            
Soviet Union   3:1 3:1 3:1 3:1 3:0
Cuba   1:3 3:2 3:0 3:0 3:0
Poland   1:3 2:3 3:1 3:1 3:0
Czechoslovakia   1:3 0:3 1:3 3:1 3:0
Bulgaria   1:3 0:3 1:3 1:3 3:0
Hungary   0:3 0:3 0:3 0:3 0:3

Women's eventEdit

Ten teams were drawn into two groups.

Group AEdit

Team Pld W L Sets won Sets lost Points
  North Korea 4 3 1 11 3 7
  East Germany 4 3 1 9 4 7
  Bulgaria 4 3 1 10 6 7
  France 4 1 3 4 9 5
  Czechoslovakia 4 0 4 0 12 4

ResultsEdit

Results          
North Korea   3:0 2:3 3:0 3:0
East Germany   0:3 3:1 3:0 3:0
Bulgaria   3:2 1:3 3:1 3:0
France   0:3 0:3 0:3 3:0
Czechoslovakia   0:3 0:3 0:3 0:3

Group BEdit

Team Pld W L Sets won Sets lost Points
  Cuba 4 4 0 12 4 8
  Soviet Union 4 3 1 11 3 7
  Hungary 4 2 2 7 9 6
  Poland 4 1 3 5 10 5
  Netherlands 4 0 4 3 12 4

ResultsEdit

Results          
Cuba   3:2 3:1 3:1 3:0
Soviet Union   2:3 3:0 3:0 3:0
Hungary   1:3 0:3 3:1 3:2
Poland   1:3 0:3 1:3 3:1
Netherlands   0:3 0:3 2:3 1:3

Final roundEdit

  Semifinals     Final
                 
  A1   North Korea 1  
  B2   Soviet Union 3    
        Soviet Union 1
        Cuba 3
  B1   Cuba 3    
  A2   East Germany 0   Third place
 
  North Korea 0
    East Germany 3

FinalEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
15 Jul Soviet Union   1–3   Cuba 8–15 16–14 5–15 6–15   35–59

Classification 5th–10thEdit

  5th-8th place     5th place match
                 
  A3   Bulgaria 3  
  B4   Poland 2    
        Bulgaria 3
        Hungary 1
  B3   Hungary 3    
  A4   France 1   7th place match
 
  Poland 3
    France 0
9th place match
   
A5   Czechoslovakia 1
B5   Netherlands 3

Winning teams' squadsEdit

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's
  Soviet Union
Yaroslav Antonov
Viktor Artamonov
Albert Dillenburg
Aleksandr Ivanov
Yuri Panchenko
Aleksandr Savin
Yuri Sapega
Pavel Selivanov
Oleg Smugilyev
Oleksandr Sorokalet
Vladimir Shkurikhin
Viacheslav Zaitsev
  Cuba
Osvaldo Abreu
Rodolfo Guillén
Eugenio Ortiz
Luis Oviedo
Águedo Páez
Antonio Pérez
Roberto Pérez
Carlos Ruíz
Carlos Sánchez
Abel Sarmientos
Manuel Torres
Raúl Vilches
  Poland
Wojciech Drzyzga
Wacław Golec
Ryszard Jurek
Marian Kardas
Waldemar Kasprzak
Ireneusz Kłos
Andrzej Martyniuk
Włodzimierz Nalazek
Jerzy Pawełek
Jacek Rychlicki
Krzysztof Stefanowicz
Zbigniew Zieliński
Women's
  Cuba
Josefina Capote
Ana María Crespo
Imilsis Tellez
Norka Latamblet Daudinot
Josefina Fonsera
Alejandrina Hernández
Teresa Hernández
Lazara González Martínez
Mercedes Pomares
Nancy González
Lusila Savon
Rubinelda Henry
  Soviet Union
Viesma Aistere
Yelena Kundaleva
Vyera Bondar
Yelena Chebukina
Irina Kirillova
Liubov Kozyreva
Olga Krivosheyeva
Valentina Ogienko
Olga Pozdniakova
Irina Rizen
Tatiana Shapovalova
Elena Volkova
  East Germany
Maike Artl
Monika Beu
Andrea Heim
Catrin Heydrich
Grit Jensen
Ramona Landgraf
Heike Lehmann
Karia Mügge
Ute Oldenburg
Ariane Radfan
Martina Schwarz
Dörte Studemann

Medal tableEdit

  *   Host nation (Cuba). The second host nation, Bulgaria, won no medals.

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1  Cuba (CUB)*1102
  Soviet Union (URS)1102
3  East Germany (GDR)0011
  Poland (POL)0011
Totals (4 nations)2226

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Chmielewski, Zbigniew; et al. (1987). Na olimpijskim szlaku 1984. Sarajewo, Los Angeles (in Polish). Warsaw: Sport i Turystyka. pp. 201–203, 227–228. ISBN 83-217-2610-0.
  • Trzciński, Tomasz; et al. (1985). Gwiazdy sportu '84 (in Polish). Warsaw: Krajowa Agencja Wydawnicza. p. 91. ISBN 83-03-01177-4.