Brazil had won gold in either men’s or women’s indoor volleyball in four straight Olympics, with the men claiming the title in 2004 and 2016 and the women in 2008 and 2012.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12 women who will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. The team includes four Olympic veterans and eight newcomers.
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The U.S. Women’s National Team is one of the strongest volleyball squads in the world. In 2014, the U.S. broke through for its first major gold medal, winning the FIVB World Championship, and they’ve medaled in every FIVB World Cup since 2003. The five-time Olympic medalists have been on the podium in each of the last three Olympic Games, and more recently, they’ve won the first two iterations of FIVB’s Volleyball Nations League, which began in 2018.
The records of Bruno Lima, Yuji Nishida and the longest match in history. 2021-08-10 07:25. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Volleyball. Drews shines as USA strike gold in Tokyo. 2021-08-08 06:07. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Volleyball. Larson leads women's Tokyo 2020 Dream Team. 2021-08-08 06:00. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Volleyball.
Volleyball has been part of the Summer Olympics program for both men and women consistently since 1964. Brazil, United States, and the former Soviet Union are the only teams to win multiple gold medals at the men's tournament since its introduction. The remaining six editions of the Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament were won each by a different country including Japan, Poland, Netherlands, Russia, France, and the defunct Yugoslavia. Gold medals are less evenly distributed in women's volleyball
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A balance of youth and experience combine to form the U.S. Olympic beach volleyball team for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Four pairs – two women’s, two men’s – will represent the U.S. at the beach volleyball event taking place at Shiokaze Park. View More. July 22, 2021.
Official Volleyball results from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Full list of gold, silver and bronze medallists as well as photos and videos of medal-winning moments.
With three Olympic gold medals, the U.S. Men’s National Team has set the standard atop the Olympic podium. No other country has won more golds. The Americans also won Olympic bronze medals in 1992 and 2016. The U.S. has struck gold in both the FIVB World Championship (1986) and FIVB World Cup (1985, 2015) and has also medaled in both iterations of the Volleyball Nations League (2018-19).