Australia and Olympic Volleyball. Making its debut appearance as a demonstration sport way back at the 1924 Games in Paris, volleyball has come a long way in the Olympics and is now one of the most popular sports at the Games. Olympic Volleyball comprises of two variations; indoor and beach. Australia's indoor volleyball men competed at Sydney 2000, where they went down 1-3 to Italy in the quarterfinals.
Volleyball Australia prepares for Tokyo Olympic cycle. The establishment of a new volleyball “Centre of Excellence” and the appointment of several high-level key personnel will form the cornerstone to Volleyball Australia’s Tokyo Olympic cycle. Volleyball Australia has set a goal of qualifying both the men’s and women’s indoor teams, plus a men’s beach team, for Tokyo, and building on the quarter-final appearance of Australia’s top women’s beach team in Rio.
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Australia has not been on the Olympic podium in women’s beach volleyball since Natalie Cook and Kerri Pottharst won gold at the Sydney Games in 2000. This the second Olympics for Artacho de ...
Taliqua Clancy and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have collected Australia's first Olympic medal in beach volleyball since 2000, but it is silver.
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Overview. Volleyball is played by two teams on a 18m x 9m court divided by a net (2.43m high for men, 2.24m for women). Each team at the Olympic Games is allowed up to 12 players, but only 6 play on court. The game starts with a serve that sends the ball over the net to the opponent’s side.
© Provided by Associated Press Taliqua Clancy, of Australia, celebrates winning the first set during a women's beach volleyball semifinal match against Latvia at the 2020 Summer Olympics ...
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