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Volleyball at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament



The United States from 21 July to 4 August 1996.


Qualification

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Hosts 18 Sep 1990 Tokyo 1
1995 World Cup 18 Nov–2 Dec 1995 Japan 3  Italy
 Netherlands
 Brazil
African Qualifier 29–31 Mar 1996 Rabat 1
Asian Qualifier 12–21 Apr 1996 Seoul & Tokyo 1
European Qualifier 27–29 Mar 1996 Copenhagen 1
North American Qualifier 14–16 Apr 1996 Calgary 1
South American Qualifier 12–14 Apr 1996 Buenos Aires 1
World Qualifier 1 3–5 May 1996 Espinho 1
World Qualifier 2 3–5 May 1996 Munich 1
World Qualifier 3 3–5 May 1996 Patras 1
Total 12

Pools composition

Pool A Pool B
(Hosts)

Rosters

Venues

Main venue Sub venue
United States United States
Omni Coliseum Stegeman Coliseum
Capacity: 16,378 Capacity: 10,523

Preliminary round

Qualified for the Quarterfinals

Pool A

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 3 | align="left" | |8 |3 |2 |10 |8 |1.250 |225 |212 |1.061

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 4 | align="left" | |8 |3 |2 |9 |9 |1.000 |222 |225 |0.987

|- style="background: #F9F9F9" | 5 | align="left" | |7 |2 |3 |10 |9 |1.111 |241 |233 |1.034

|- style="background: #F9F9F9" | 6 | align="left" | |5 |0 |5 |1 |15 |0.067 |151 |234 |0.645

|}




|- |style="text-align: center;"|23 Jul |style="text-align: right;"|United States  |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–7 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–26

|- |style="text-align: center;"|23 Jul |style="text-align: right;"|Cuba  |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–13 |style="text-align: center;"|15–2 |style="text-align: center;"|15–13 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–28


|- |style="text-align: center;"|25 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–7 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–26

|- |style="text-align: center;"|25 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–2 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|4–15 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|14–16 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|18–16 |style="text-align: center;"|66–64

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–31

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–7 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–21

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–7 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–29

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–1 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|7–15 |style="text-align: center;"|17–15 |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|54–49

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–2 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|13–15 |style="text-align: center;"|11–15 |style="text-align: center;"|15–5 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|69–58

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–32

|}

Pool B

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 1 | align="left" | |10 |5 |0 |15 |0 |MAX |225 |138 |1.630

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 2 | align="left" | |9 |4 |1 |12 |3 |4.000 |209 |131 |1.595

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 3 | align="left" | |8 |3 |2 |9 |8 |1.125 |215 |191 |1.126

|- style="background: #ccffcc" | 4 | align="left" | |7 |2 |3 |7 |9 |0.778 |196 |201 |0.975

|- style="background: #F9F9F9" | 5 | align="left" | |6 |1 |4 |3 |12 |0.250 |156 |198 |0.788

|- style="background: #F9F9F9" | 6 | align="left" | |5 |0 |5 |1 |15 |0.067 |98 |240 |0.408

|}


|- |style="text-align: center;"|21 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–2 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–10

|- |style="text-align: center;"|21 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–13 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–33

|- |style="text-align: center;"|21 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–1 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|10–15 |style="text-align: center;"|15–13 |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|55–49

|- |style="text-align: center;"|23 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–27

|- |style="text-align: center;"|23 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|15–5 |style="text-align: center;"|15–1 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–15

|- |style="text-align: center;"|23 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–5 |style="text-align: center;"|15–6 |style="text-align: center;"|16–14 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|46–25

|- |style="text-align: center;"|25 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|15–13 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–29

|- |style="text-align: center;"|25 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–1 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–17 |style="text-align: center;"|15–3 |style="text-align: center;"|15–3 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|60–27

|- |style="text-align: center;"|25 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|16–14 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|46–26

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–6 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–29

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–7 |style="text-align: center;"|15–6 |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–22

|- |style="text-align: center;"|27 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–6 |style="text-align: center;"|15–6 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–16

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|15–8 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–32

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–9 |style="text-align: center;"|15–10 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–30

|- |style="text-align: center;"|29 Jul |style="text-align: right;"| |style="text-align: center;"|3–0 |style="text-align: left;"| |style="text-align: center;"|15–4 |style="text-align: center;"|15–11 |style="text-align: center;"|15–12 |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|  |style="text-align: center;"|45–27

|}

Final round

5th–8th semifinals 5th place match
1 August
   3  
   1  
 
2 August
       0
     3
7th place match
1 August 2 August
   3    3
   1      2

Quarterfinals

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
31 Jul 0–3 13–15 15–17 11–15     39–47
31 Jul 1–3 14–16 15–9 3–15 13–15   45–55
31 Jul 2–3 6–15 5–15 15–8 16–14 10–15 52–67
31 Jul 1–3 15–12 9–15 7–15 4–15   35–57

5th–8th semifinals

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
01 Aug 3–1 15–4 15–12 16–17 15–12   61–45
01 Aug 3–1 15–10 15–3 13–15 15–9   58–37

Semifinals

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug 0–3 6–15 6–15 10–15     22–45
02 Aug 1–3 12–15 15–8 6–15 7–15   40–53

7th place match

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug 3–2 15–10 15–10 7–15 7–15 20–18 64–68

5th place match

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Aug 0–3 12–15 14–16 14–16     40–47

Bronze medal match

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
04 Aug 1–3 8–15 15–7 8–15 9–15   40–52

Gold medal match

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
04 Aug 3–2 15–12 9–15 16–14 9–15 17–15 66–71

Final standing

Medalists

Gold Silver Bronze
 Netherlands (NED)
Misha Latuhihin
Henk-Jan Held
Brecht Rodenburg
Guido Görtzen
Richard Schuil
Ron Zwerver
Bas van de Goor
Jan Posthuma
Olof van der Meulen
Peter Blangé
Rob Grabert
Mike van de Goor
 Italy (ITA)
Andrea Gardini
Marco Meoni
Pasquale Gravina
Paolo Tofoli
Samuele Papi
Andrea Sartoretti
Marco Bracci
Lorenzo Bernardi
Luca Cantagalli
Andrea Zorzi
Andrea Giani
Vigor Bovolenta

Đorđe Đurić
Žarko Petrović
Vladimir Batez
Željko Tanasković
Dejan Brđović
Đula Mešter
Slobodan Kovač
Nikola Grbić
Vladimir Grbić
Rajko Jokanović
Goran Vujević
Andrija Gerić

Awards

  • Most Valuable Player
Lyubomir Ganev
  • Best Spiker
Bas van de Goor
  • Best Server
Marcos Milinkovic
  • Best Digger
Nikola Zhelyazkov

External links

  • Final Standing (1964–2000)
  • Results at Todor66.com
  • Results at Sports123.com
  • Results at Sports–Reference.com
  • Medalists at Olympic.org
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