Volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics

volleyball events at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Volleyball
at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Volleyball, Tokyo 2020.svgVolleyball (Beach), Tokyo 2020.svg
Pictograms for indoor (left) and beach volleyball (right)
VenueAriake Arena (indoor)
Shiokaze Park (beach)
Dates24 July – 8 August 2021
No. of events4
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The volleyball tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is played between 24 July and 8 August 2021. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams participate in the tournament. The indoor volleyball competition takes place at Ariake Arena in Ariake, and the beach volleyball tournament at Shiokaze Park,[1][2] in the temporary Shiokaze Park Stadium.

It was originally scheduled to take place in 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IOC and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee announced on 24 March 2020 that the 2020 Summer Olympics would be delayed to 2021.[3]

Schedule

Legend
P Preliminary round Round of 16 ¼ Quarterfinals ½ Semifinals B Bronze medal match F Final

[4][5][6]

Date
Event
Sat 24 Sun 25 Mon 26 Tue 27 Wed 28 Thu 29 Fri 30 Sat 31 Sun 1 Mon 2 Tue 3 Wed 4 Thu 5 Fri 6 Sat 7 Sun 8
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 P P ¼ ½ B F
Women's beach P P P P P P P P ¼ ½ B F

Qualification

This information was confirmed by Fédération Internationale de Volleyball on 23 September 2018.[7]

Qualification summary

Men's volleyball

Event Dates Venue(s) Quota Qualifier(s)
Host nation[8] 7 September 2013 Argentina Buenos Aires 1  Japan
Intercontinental Qualifier Pool A 9–11 August 2019 Bulgaria Varna 1  Brazil
Pool B Netherlands Rotterdam 1  United States
Pool C Italy Bari 1  Italy
Pool D Poland GdańskSopot 1  Poland
Pool E Russia Saint Petersburg 1 Russia ROC
Pool F China Ningbo 1  Argentina
European Qualifier 5–10 January 2020 Germany Berlin 1  France
Asian Qualifier 7–12 January 2020 China Jiangmen 1  Iran
African Qualifier 7–11 January 2020 Egypt Cairo 1  Tunisia
South American Qualifier 10–12 January 2020 Chile Mostazal 1  Venezuela
North American Qualifier 10–12 January 2020 Canada Vancouver 1  Canada
Total 12

Women's volleyball

Event Dates Venue(s) Quota Qualifier(s)
Host nation[8] 7 September 2013 Argentina Buenos Aires 1  Japan
Intercontinental Qualifier Pool A 1–4 August 2019 Poland Wrocław 1  Serbia
Pool B China Ningbo 1  China
Pool C United States Bossier City 1  United States
Pool D Brazil Uberlândia 1  Brazil
Pool E Russia Kaliningrad 1 ROC
Pool F Italy Catania 1  Italy
African Qualifier 5–9 January 2020 Cameroon Yaoundé 1  Kenya
South American Qualifier 7–9 January 2020 Colombia Bogotá 1  Argentina
Asian Qualifier 7–12 January 2020 Thailand Nakhon Ratchasima 1  South Korea
European Qualifier 7–12 January 2020 Netherlands Apeldoorn 1  Turkey
North American Qualifier 10–12 January 2020 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo 1  Dominican Republic
Total 12

Men's beach volleyball

Means of qualification Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host nation[8] 7 September 2013 Argentina Buenos Aires 1  Japan
2019 World Championships 28 June – 7 July 2019 Germany Hamburg 1  ROC
2019 FIVB Olympic Qualification Tournament 18–22 September 2019 China Haiyang 2  Italy
 Latvia
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking[9] 13 June 2021 Switzerland Lausanne 15  Norway
 Qatar
 Brazil
 Poland
 Netherlands
 Brazil
 Germany
 ROC
 Czech Republic
 United States
 United States
 Spain
 Poland
 Italy
 Chile
2018–2020 CEV Continental Cup Final 23–26 June 2021 Netherlands The Hague 1  Switzerland
2018–2020 AVC Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Thailand Nakhon Pathom 1  Australia
2018–2020 CAVB Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Morocco Agadir 1  Morocco
2018–2020 NORCECA Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Mexico Colima 1  Mexico
2018–2020 CSV Continental Cup Final 26–27 June 2021 Chile Santiago 1  Argentina
Total 24

Women's beach volleyball

Means of qualification Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host nation[8] 7 September 2013 Argentina Buenos Aires 1  Japan
2019 World Championships 28 June – 7 July 2019 Germany Hamburg 1  Canada
2019 FIVB Olympic Qualification Tournament 18–22 September 2019 China Haiyang 2  Latvia
 Spain
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking[10] 13 June 2021 Switzerland Lausanne 15  United States
 Brazil
 Brazil
 Australia
 United States
 Switzerland
 ROC
 Canada
 Switzerland
 Netherlands
 China
 Czech Republic
 Germany
 Germany
 Italy
2018–2020 CEV Continental Cup Final 23–26 June 2021 Netherlands The Hague 1  Netherlands
2018–2020 AVC Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Thailand Nakhon Pathom 1  China
2018–2020 CAVB Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Morocco Agadir 1  Kenya
2018–2020 NORCECA Continental Cup Final 25–27 June 2021 Mexico Colima 1  Cuba
2018–2020 CSV Continental Cup Final 26–27 June 2021 Paraguay Asunción 1  Argentina
Total 24

Men's indoor tournament

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Japan (H) 1 1 0 3 3 0 MAX 75 56 1.339 Quarterfinals
2  Italy 1 1 0 2 3 2 1.500 109 103 1.058
3  Canada 1 0 1 1 2 3 0.667 103 109 0.945
4  Venezuela 1 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 56 75 0.747
5  Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 24 July 2021. Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Brazil 1 1 0 3 3 0 MAX 75 57 1.316 Quarterfinals
2 ROC 1 1 0 3 3 1 3.000 96 86 1.116
3  Argentina 1 0 1 0 1 3 0.333 86 96 0.896
4  Tunisia 1 0 1 0 0 3 0.000 57 75 0.760
5  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 24 July 2021. Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stage

 
QuarterfinalsSemifinalsGold medal match
 
          
 
3 August
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
3 August
 
 
 
 
 
7 August
 
 
 
 
 
3 August
 
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
3 August
 
 Bronze medal match
 
 
 
7 August
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Women's indoor tournament

Pool A

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Japan (H) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2  Serbia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  South Korea 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Dominican Republic 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Kenya 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2021. Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host

Pool B

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  China 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarter-finals
2  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 ROC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Turkey 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
First match(es) will be played on 25 July 2021. Source: Tokyo 2020 and FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stage

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal
 
          
 
4 August
 
 
 
 
6 August
 
 
 
 
 
4 August
 
 
 
 
 
8 August
 
 
 
 
 
4 August
 
 
 
 
 
6 August
 
 
 
 
 
4 August
 
 Bronze medal
 
 
 
8 August
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Men's beach volleyball competition

Knockout stage

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal
 
              
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
7 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 Bronze medal
 
 
 
3–4 August7 August
 
 
 
  
 
1–2 August
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

Women's beach volleyball competition

Knockout stage

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal
 
              
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
6 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
3–4 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 
 
 
 
5 August
 
 
 
 
 
1–2 August
 
 Bronze medal
 
 
 
3–4 August6 August
 
 
 
  
 
1–2 August
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ariake Arena confirmed as volleyball venue for Tokyo 2020". FIVB. 16 December 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  2. ^ "Olympic Sports : Volleyball". tokyo2020.org. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee". IOC. 24 March 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Schedule – Volleyball Tokyo 2020 Olympics". Olympian Database. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Beach Volleyball Competition Schedule". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Volleyball Competition Schedule". Tokyo 2020. Retrieved 17 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Qualification System – Games of the XXXII Olympiad – Tokyo 2020" (PDF). fivb.org. 23 September 2018.
  8. ^ a b c d "Host city election for the Olympic Summer Games 2020". IOC. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Provisional Olympic Ranking – Men". FIVB. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
  10. ^ "Provisional Olympic Ranking – Women". FIVB. Retrieved 25 June 2021.
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