Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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12th Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Beijing, China 2008
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Tournament details
Olympics 2008 Summer Olympics
Host nation  China
City Beijing, China
Duration 9 August 2008 (2008-08-09)
24 August 2008 (2008-08-24)
Men's teams 12
Men's medals:
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Gold medalists
 United States
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Silver medalists
 Brazil
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Bronze medalists
 Russia
Women's teams 12
Women's medals:
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Gold medalists
 Brazil
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Silver medalists
 United States
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Bronze medalists
 China
4th Beach Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Beijing 2008
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Tournament details
City Beijing
Duration 9 August 2008 (2008-08-09)
22 August 2008 (2008-08-22)
Men's teams 24
Men's medals:
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Gold medalists
United States
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Silver medalists
Brazil
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Bronze medalists
Brazil
Women's teams 24
Women's medals:
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Gold medalists
United States
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Silver medalists
China
Bronze medal.svg
Bronze medalists
China
Volleyball at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Indoor
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Tournament   men   women
Rosters   men   women
Beach
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Tournament men women
Rosters   men   women

Volleyball competitions (beach and indoor) at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing were held from 9 to 24 August 2008. Indoor volleyball events were held at Capital Indoor Stadium and Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium. Beach volleyball competitions were held from 9 to 22 August 2008 at the Beach Volleyball Ground at Chaoyang Park.

The 2008 Summer Olympics volleyball competitions brought the introduction of the new ball with a new moulding design making it more softened compared to the Mikasa MVP200.

Events

4 sets of medals were awarded in the following events:

Medal summary

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 United States 3 1 0 4
2 Brazil 1 2 1 4
3 China 0 1 2 3
4 Russia 0 0 1 1
Total 4 4 4 12

Medalists

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's indoor
details
 United States (USA)
Lloy Ball
Sean Rooney
David Lee
Richard Lambourne
William Priddy
Ryan Millar
Riley Salmon
Thomas Hoff
Clayton Stanley
Kevin Hansen
Gabriel Gardner
Scott Touzinsky
 Brazil (BRA)
Bruno Rezende
Marcelo Elgarten
André Heller
Samuel Fuchs
Gilberto Godoy Filho
Murilo Endres
André Nascimento
Sérgio Santos
Anderson Rodrigues
Gustavo Endres
Rodrigo Santana
Dante Amaral
 Russia (RUS)
Aleksandr Korneev
Semyon Poltavskiy
Aleksandr Kosarev
Sergey Grankin
Sergey Tetyukhin
Vadim Khamuttskikh
Yury Berezhko
Aleksey Ostapenko
Aleksandr Volkov
Aleksey Verbov
Maxim Mikhaylov
Aleksey Kuleshov
Women's indoor
details
 Brazil (BRA)
Walewska Oliveira
Carolina Albuquerque
Marianne Steinbrecher
Paula Pequeno
Thaisa Menezes
Hélia Souza
Valeska Menezes
Fabiana Claudino
Welissa Gonzaga
Jaqueline Carvalho
Sheilla Castro
Fabiana de Oliveira
 United States (USA)
Ogonna Nnamani
Danielle Scott-Arruda
Tayyiba Haneef-Park
Lindsey Berg
Stacy Sykora
Nicole Davis
Heather Bown
Jennifer Joines
Kim Glass
Robyn Ah Mow-Santos
Kim Willoughby
Logan Tom
 China (CHN)
Wang Yimei
Feng Kun
Yang Hao
Liu Yanan
Wei Qiuyue
Xu Yunli
Zhou Suhong
Zhao Ruirui
Xue Ming
Li Juan
Zhang Na
Ma Yunwen
Men's beach
details
 Todd Rogers
and Phil Dalhausser (USA)
 Fábio Luiz Magalhães
and Márcio Araújo (BRA)
 Ricardo Santos
and Emanuel Rego (BRA)
Women's beach
details
 Kerri Walsh
and Misty May-Treanor (USA)
 Wang Jie
and Tian Jia (CHN)
 Zhang Xi
and Xue Chen (CHN)

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