Volleyball at the 1972 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

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Women's volleyball
at the Games of the XX Olympiad
Venue Volleyball Hall
Date 27 August - 7 September
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1968 1976»
Volleyball at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Indoor
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg
Tournament   men   women
Rosters   men   women

The 1972 Women's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the 3rd edition of the event, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Munich, West Germany from August 27 to September 7, 1972.

Qualification[edit]

Qualifiers Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 1  West Germany
1968 Olympic Games October 13–26, 1968 Mexico Mexico City, Mexico 1  Soviet Union
1970 World Championship Sep. 22 – Oct. 2, 1970 Bulgaria Varna, Bulgaria 3  Japan
 North Korea
 Hungary
Asian Qualification Tournament 1972 Unknown 1  South Korea
1971 European Championship Sep. 23 – Oct. 1, 1971 Italy Milan, Italy 1  Czechoslovakia
1971 Pan American Games July 31 – Aug. 11, 1971 Colombia Cali, Colombia 1  Cuba
Total 8

Pools composition[edit]

Venue[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
 
Matches Points Sets
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Soviet Union 6 3 0 159 96 1.656 9 2 4.500
2  South Korea 5 2 1 127 99 1.283 7 3 2.333
3  Hungary 4 1 2 114 131 0.870 4 6 0.667
4  West Germany 3 0 3 61 135 0.452 0 9 0.000
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug Hungary  3–0  West Germany 15–8 15–11 15–9     45–28
27 Aug Soviet Union  3–1  South Korea 11–15 15–8 15–7 15–7   56–37
29 Aug South Korea  3–0  Hungary 15–7 15–13 15–11     45–31
29 Aug Soviet Union  3–0  West Germany 15–5 15–7 15–9     45–21
31 Aug Soviet Union  3–1  Hungary 15–12 15–2 13–15 15–9   58–38
31 Aug South Korea  3–0  West Germany 15–2 15–8 15–2     45–12

Pool B[edit]

Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
 
Matches Points Sets
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Japan 6 3 0 136 56 2.429 9 0 MAX
2  North Korea 5 2 1 119 76 1.566 6 3 2.000
3  Cuba 4 1 2 73 140 0.521 3 7 0.429
4  Czechoslovakia 3 0 3 85 141 0.603 1 9 0.111
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Aug North Korea  3–0  Cuba 15–1 15–8 15–3     45–12
28 Aug Japan  3–0  Czechoslovakia 15–1 15–7 15–9     45–17
30 Aug Japan  3–0  Cuba 15–2 15–3 15–5     45–10
30 Aug North Korea  3–0  Czechoslovakia 15–3 15–7 15–8     45–18
1 Sep Cuba  3–1  Czechoslovakia 6–15 15–12 15–10 15–13   51–50
1 Sep Japan  3–0  North Korea 15–3 15–2 16–14     46–19

Final round[edit]

Championship bracket[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
September 3
  Japan  3  
  South Korea  0  
 
September 7
      Soviet Union  3
    Japan  2
Bronze medal match
September 3 September 7
  Soviet Union  3   North Korea  3
  North Korea  1     South Korea  0

5th–8th places bracket[edit]

5th–8th places 5th place
September 2
  Cuba  3  
  West Germany  0  
 
September 7
      Hungary  3
    Cuba  2
7th place
September 2 September 7
  Hungary  3   Czechoslovakia  3
  Czechoslovakia  2     West Germany  0

5th–8th places[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
02 Sep Hungary  3–2  Czechoslovakia 15–9 13–15 11–15 15–10 15–11 69–60
02 Sep Cuba  3–0  West Germany 15–11 15–13 17–15     47–39

Semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
03 Sep Soviet Union  3–1  North Korea 15–10 16–14 7–15 15–8   53–47
03 Sep Japan  3–0  South Korea 15–3 15–5 15–9     45–17

7th place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
07 Sep Czechoslovakia  3–0  West Germany 15–13 15–4 16–14     46–31

5th place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
07 Sep Hungary  3–2  Cuba 13–15 14–16 16–14 15–5 15–11 73–61

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Sep North Korea  3–0  South Korea 15–7 15–9 15–9     45–25

Gold medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Sep Soviet Union  3–2  Japan 15–11 4–15 15–11 9–15 15–11 58–63

Final standing[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Soviet Union (URS)
Vera Galushka-Duyunova
Tatyana Ponyayeva-Tretyakova
Nina Smoleeva
Roza Salikhova
Lyudmila Buldakova
Tatyana Gonobobleva
Lyubov Turina
Galina Leontyeva
Inna Ryskal
Tatyana Sarycheva
Lyudmila Borozna
Nataliya Kudreva
 Japan (JPN)
Sumie Oinuma
Noriko Yamashita
Seiko Shimakage
Makiko Furukawa
Takako Iida
Katsumi Matsumura
Michiko Shiokawa
Takako Shirai
Mariko Okamoto
Keiko Hama
Yaeko Yamazaki
Toyoko Iwahara
 North Korea (PRK)
Ri Chun-Ok
Kim Myong-Suk
Kim Zung-Bok
Kang Ok-Sun
Kim Yeun-Ja
Hwang He-Suk
Jang Ok-Rim
Paek Myong-Suk
Ryom Chun-Ja
Kim Su-Dae
Jong Ok-Jin

External links[edit]