Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics

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2nd Volleyball Olympic Tournament
Mexico City 1968
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Tournament details
Olympics 1968 Summer Olympics
Host nation  Mexico
City Mexico City
Duration October 13 – 26
Men's teams 10
Men's medals:
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Gold medalists
 Soviet Union
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Silver medalists
 Japan
Bronze medal.svg
Bronze medalists
 Czechoslovakia
Women's teams 8
Women's medals:
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Gold medalists
 Soviet Union
Silver medal.svg
Silver medalists
 Japan
Bronze medal.svg
Bronze medalists
 Poland

Volleyball at the 1968 Summer Olympics was represented by two events: men's team and women's team. The Olympic Committee initially dropped volleyball for the 1968 Olympics, meeting protests.[1]

Medal table[edit]

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 Soviet Union 2 0 0 2
2 Japan 0 2 0 2
3 Czechoslovakia 0 0 1 1
4 Poland 0 0 1 1

Medal summary[edit]

Event Gold Silver Bronze
Men's volleyball
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Eduard Sibiryakov
Yuri Poyarkov
Georgi Mondzolevsky
Valeri Kravchenko
Volodymyr Byelyayev
Yevgeni Lapinsky
Ivan Bugaenkov
Oleg Antropov
Vasilius Matushevas
Viktor Mikhalchuk
Boris Tereshchuk
Vladimir Ivanov
 Japan (JPN)
Masayuki Minami
Katsutoshi Nekoda
Mamoru Shiragami
Isao Koizumi
Kenji Kimura
Yasuaki Mitsumori
Naohiro Ikeda
Jungo Morita
Tadayoshi Yokota
Seiji Oko
Tetsuo Satō
Kenji Shimaoka
 Czechoslovakia (TCH)
Bohumil Golián
Antonin Prochazka
Petr Kop
Jiri Svoboda
Josef Musil
Lubomir Zajisek
Josef Smolka
Vladimir Petlak
Frantisek Sokol
Zdenek Groessel
Pavel Schenk
Drahomir Koudelka
Women's volleyball
details
 Soviet Union (URS)
Lyudmila Buldakova
Lyudmila Mikhailkovskaya
Tatyana Veinberga
Vera Lantratova
Vera Galushka-Duyunova
Tatyana Sarycheva
Tatyana Ponyaeva-Tretyakova
Nina Smoleeva
Inna Ryskal
Galina Leontyeva
Roza Salikhova
Valentina Kamenek-Vinogradova
 Japan (JPN)
Setsuko Yosjida
Suzue Takayama
Toyoko Iwahara
Youko Kasahara
Aiko Onozawa
Yukiyo Kojima
Sachiko Fukanaka
Kunie Shishikura
Setsuko Inoue
Sumie Oinuma
Makiko Furakawa
Keiko Hama
 Poland (POL)
Elżbieta Porzec
Zofia Szczęśniewska
Wanda Wiecha
Barbara Hermela-Niemczyk
Krystyna Ostromęcka
Krystyna Krupa
Jadwiga Książek
Józefa Ledwig
Krystyna Jakubowska
Lidia Chmielnicka
Krystyna Czajkowska
Halina Aszkiełowicz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Black Belt Vol. 2, No. 2. Active Interest Media, Inc. Mar 1964. p. 27. 

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