Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

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Women's volleyball
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
Date 20 July–9 August
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1980 1988»
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The 1984 Women's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the 6th edition of the event, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Long Beach, California, United States from July 20 to August 9, 1984.

Qualification[edit]

Volleyball Women Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation 1  United States
Moscow Olympic Games 1  Soviet Union*
1982 World Championship 1  China
1983 Asian Championsnip 1  Japan
1983 NORCECA Championship 1  Cuba*
1983 South American Championship 1  Peru
1983 European Championship 1  East Germany*
Wild Card 1  Brazil**
Total 8

* Soviet Union, Cuba and East Germany withdrew from the tournament because of the Soviet-led boycott. They were replaced by  West Germany,  South Korea and  Canada.

** An african team was invited to participate in this edition, since there was no Women's African Championship at the time and no african team showd interest, the final berth was given to  Brazil as Wild Card.[1]

Pools composition[edit]

Pool A Pool B

 Canada
 Japan
 Peru
 South Korea

 Brazil
 China
 United States
 West Germany

Squads[edit]

Venues[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Team qualified for the semifinals

Pool A[edit]

Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Japan 6 3 0 9 1 9.000 143 63 2.270
2  Peru 5 2 1 6 5 1.200 123 115 1.070
3  South Korea 4 1 2 6 6 1.000 127 125 1.016
4  Canada 3 0 3 0 9 0.000 55 135 0.407
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Jul Peru  3–0  Canada 15–9 15–10 15–4     45–23
30 Jul Japan  3–1  South Korea 8–15 15–11 15–2 15–7   53–35
1 Aug South Korea  3–0  Canada 15–10 15–1 15–3     45–14
1 Aug Japan  3–0  Peru 15–8 15–7 15–5     45–20
2 Aug Peru  3–2  South Korea 15–8 15–6 7–15 6–15 15–3 58–47
2 Aug Japan  3–0  Canada 15–6 15–6 15–6     45–18

Pool B[edit]

Matches Sets Points
Rank Team Pts W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  United States 6 3 0 9 3 3.000 165 137 1.204
2  China 5 2 1 7 3 2.333 144 101 1.426
3  West Germany 4 1 2 3 6 0.500 90 121 0.744
4  Brazil 3 0 3 9 9 1.000 55 117 0.470
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
30 Jul China  3–0  Brazil 15–13 15–10 15–11     45–34
30 Jul United States  3–0  West Germany   15–15 15–8 15–8   45–31
1 Aug China  3–0  West Germany 15–5 15–6 15–3     45–14
1 Aug United States  3–2  Brazil 12–15 10–15 15–5 15–5 15–12 67–52
2 Aug West Germany  3–0  Brazil 15–6 15–14 15–11     45–31
2 Aug United States  3–1  China 15–13 7–15 16–14 15–12   53–54

Final round[edit]

Championship bracket[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
1984-08-05 – Long Beach
  Japan  0  
  China  3  
 
1984-08-09 – Long Beach
      China  3
    United States  0
Bronze medal match
1984-08-05 – Long Beach 1984-08-09 – Long Beach
  United States  3   Japan  3
  Peru  0     Peru  1

5th to 8th places bracket[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
1984-08-05 – Long Beach
  South Korea  3  
  Brazil  1  
 
1984-08-07 – Long Beach
      South Korea  3
    West Germany  0
Bronze medal match
1984-08-05 – Long Beach 1984-08-07 – Long Beach
  West Germany  3   Brazil  3
  Canada  0     Canada  0

5th–8th places[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
07 Aug Japan  0–3  China 10–15 7–15 9–15     26–45
07 Aug United States  3–0  Peru 16–14 15–9 15–10     46–23

Semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
05 Aug South Korea  3–1  Brazil 13–15 15–13 15–9 15–10   58–47
05 Aug West Germany  3–0  Canada 15–5 15–7 15–1     45–13

7th place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
07 Aug Brazil  3–0  Canada 15–9 15–3 15–8     45–20

5th place[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
07 Aug South Korea  3–0  West Germany 15–10 9–10 15–2     45–22

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Aug Japan  3–1  Peru 13–15 15–4 15–7 15–10   58–36

Gold medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Aug China  3–0  United States 16–14 15–3 15–9     46–26

Final standing[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 China (CHN)
Hou Yuzhu
Jiang Ying
Lang Ping
Li Yanjun
Liang Yan
Su Huijuan
Yang Xiaojun
Yang Xilan
Zhang Rongfang
Zheng Meizhu
Zhou Xiaolan
Zhu Ling
 United States (USA)
Jeanne Beauprey
Carolyn Becker
Linda Chisholm
Rita Crockett
Laurie Flachmeier
Debbie Green
Flo Hyman
Rose Magers
Kimberly Ruddins
Julie Vollertsen
Paula Weishoff
Susan Woodstra
 Japan (JPN)
Yumi Egami
Norie Hiro
Miyoko Hirose
Kyoko Ishida
Yoko Kagabu
Yuko Mitsuya
Keiko Miyajima
Kimie Morita
Kumi Nakada
Emiko Odaka
Sachiko Otani
Kayoko Sugiyama

Individual Awards[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]