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Olympic qualifying for beach volleyball extended. Beach volleyball teams will have an extra year to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, with the deadline now set for June 13, 2021.
Volleyball at the Olympics Volleyball made its Olympic debut at the 1964 Tokyo Games after being adopted by the International Olympic Committee as a non-Olympic sport in 1949. Eight years later, on September 24, 1957, the IOC session in Sofia recognised Volleyball as an Olympic sport and FIVB as the sole worldwide Volleyball governing body in all its disciplines.
Interestingly, beach volleyball really took off in the United States during the 1930s, perhaps as a little light relief from the Great Depression. The first official two-man tournament took place in 1947, and the first beach volleyball circuit, involving hundreds of players and five California beaches, began in the 1950s.
Beach volleyball was introduced at the Summer Olympic Games in the 1992 Games as a demonstration event, and has been an official Olympic sport since 1996. Brazil has won a gold or a silver medal at every Olympic beach volleyball tournament, in either the men's or women's tournament competition, since its introduction in 1996.
Beach volleyball at the Olympics features two 24-team tournaments, one for men and one for women. The teams are divided into groups for a preliminary round-robin phase, after which a bracket-style elimination round determines the medalists. Match Overview. Matches are best of three sets. A set (except the deciding third set) is won by the team that scores 21 points first, with a minimum lead.
London Olympics 2012: Women's Beach Volleyball Brazil's Juliana Silva taps the ball over the net as China's Chen Xue tries to block. Brazil defeated China to win the Bronze medal. The Visa FIVB women’s Beach Volleyball International. Part of the London Prepares series for the 2012 Olympics. Volleyball - GB Women's Beach Volleyball Media Day - Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa. Spain's Women's.
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