London Olympics Volleyball & Beach Volleyball 2012

London Olympics Volleyball 2012 Key Facts

Venue: Earls Court
Date: Saturday 28 July – Sunday 12 August
Gold medals up for grabs: 2
Athletes: 288

2012 London Olympics Volleyball Events

4 sets of medals will be awarded

  1. Volleyball Men (12 teams)
  2. Volleyball Women (12 teams)
  3. Beach Volleyball Men (24 teams)
  4. Beach Volleyball Women (24 teams)

2012 London Olympics Volleyball Qualifying Criteria

Volleyball Men

  Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Japan 3  
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5  
World Olympic Qualification Tournaments (3) 2012 - 3  
Host nation - - 1 Great Britain
TOTAL   12  

Volleyball Women

  Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Japan 3  
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5  
World Olympic Qualification Tournament 2012 Japan 3  
Host nation - - 1 Great Britain
TOTAL   12  

 2012 London Olympics Volleyball Medals

Event Nation Medals
Women's Volleyball Brazil Gold Medal
United States Silver Medal
Japan Bronze Medal
Men's Volleyball Russia Gold Medal
Brazil Silver Medal
Italy Bronze Medal

2012 London Olympics Volleyball Schedule

28 July

  • Women's preliminaries

29 July

  • Men's preliminaries

30 July

  • Women's preliminaries

31 July

  • Men's preliminaries

1 August

  • Women's preliminaries

2 August

  • Men's preliminaries

3 August

  • Women's preliminaries

4 August

  • Men's preliminaries

5 August

  • Women's preliminaries

6 August

  • Men's preliminaries

7 August

  • Women's quarter-finals

8 August

  • Men's quarter-finals

9 August

  • Women's semi-finals

10 August

  • Men's semi-finals

11 August

  • Women's bronze medal match, gold medal match

12 August

  • Men's bronze medal match, gold medal match

 2012 London Olympics Beach Volleyball Men/Women

  Vacancies
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking 16
2010-12 Continental Beach Volleyball Cup 5
Beach Volleyball World Cup Final Olympic Qualification 2
Host nation (Great Britain) 1
TOTAL 24

2012 London Olympics Beach Volleyball Medals

Event Nation Medals
Women's Beach Volleyball United States Gold Medal
United States Silver Medal
Brazil Bronze Medal
Men's Beach Volleyball Germany Gold Medal
Brazil Silver Medal
Latvia Bronze Medal

2012 London Olympics Beach Volleyball Schedule

28 July 

  • Men's and women's preliminaries

29 July

  • Men's and women's preliminaries

30 July

  • Men's and women's preliminaries

31 July

  • Men's and women's preliminaries

1 August

  • Men's and women's preliminaries

2 August

  • Men's and women's preliminaries, lucky loser round

3 August

  • Men's last 16
    Women's last 16

4 August

  • Men's last 16
    Women's last 16

5 August

  • Women's quarter-finals

6 August

  • Men's quarter-finals

7 August

  • Men's semi-finals
    Women's semi-finals

8 August

  • Women's bronze medal match, gold medal match

9 August

  • Men's bronze medal match, gold medal match