Volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics

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Volleyball
at the Games of the XXXII Olympiad
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 and it will be played between 24 July and 8 August 2021. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams will participate in the tournament. The indoor volleyball competition will take place at Ariake Arena in Ariake, and the beach volleyball tournament will be held 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[edit]

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 29 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[edit]

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

Qualification summary[edit]

Men's volleyball[edit]

Event Dates Venue(s) Quota Qualifier(s)
Host Country[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[edit]

Event Dates Venue(s) Quota Qualifier(s)
Host Country[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 Russia 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[edit]

Means of qualification Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country[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[10] Switzerland Lausanne 15
2018–2020 AVC Continental Cup Final 21–27 June 2021[10] TBD 1
2018–2020 CAVB Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 CEV Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 CSV Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 NORCECA Continental Cup Final TBD 1
Total 24

Women's beach volleyball[edit]

Means of qualification Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country[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[11] 13 June 2021[10] Switzerland Lausanne 15
2018–2020 AVC Continental Cup Final 21–27 June 2021[10] TBD 1
2018–2020 CAVB Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 CEV Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 CSV Continental Cup Final TBD 1
2018–2020 NORCECA Continental Cup Final TBD 1
Total 24

Men's indoor tournament[edit]

Pool A[edit]

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  Poland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3  Italy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Canada 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  Iran 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Venezuela 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.

Pool B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  Brazil 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Quarterfinals
2  United States 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Russia ROC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4  Argentina 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5  France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6  Tunisia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Updated to match(es) played on 31 January 2020. Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stage[edit]

 
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[edit]

Pool A[edit]

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
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
(H) Host.

Pool B[edit]

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 Russia 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
Source: FIVB
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers

Knockout stage[edit]

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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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 17 May 2020.
  10. ^ a b c d "FIVB announces adaptation of Beach Volleyball Olympic qualification". FIVB. 13 May 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2020.
  11. ^ "Provisional Olympic Ranking – Women". FIVB. Retrieved 17 May 2020.