Volleyball at the 1992 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

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Women's volleyball
at the Games of the XXV Olympiad
Venue (Palau d'Esports, Pavelló de la Vall d'Hebron, Palau Sant Jordi) Barcelona, Spain
Date 29 July–8 August
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1988 1996»
Olympic pictogram Volleyball.png

The 1992 Women's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the eighth edition of the event, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the International Olympic Committee. The competition in Barcelona, Spain was held from July 29 to August 8, 1992 in three different venues in the city: the Palau d'Esports, the Pavelló de la Vall d'Hebron and the Palau Sant Jordi, where the semi-finals and finals were played.

Qualification[edit]

Volleyball Women Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation 1  Spain
Seoul Games 1  Soviet Union*
1990 World Championship 1  Cuba
1991 Asian Championsnip 1  China
1991 NORCECA Championship 1  United States
1991 South American Championship 1  Brazil
1991 European Championship 1  Netherlands
1992 World Qualification Tournament 1  Japan**
Total 8

*USSR qualified as the Champions of the 1988 Women's Olympic Volleyball tournament. The USSR was extingued in 1991 and was replaced by Olympic flag.svg Unified Team.

**An african team was invited to participate in this edition, since no african team showed interest, a World Qualifier was held in Japan,  Japan won the tournament securing the final berth.

Teams[edit]

Squads[edit]

1992 Women's Olympic Volleyball Squads

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

TEAM MP W L SW SL PF PA PTS RS RATIO
Unified Team 3 2 1 8 3 158 101 5 2,6667 1,5644
 United States 3 2 1 8 5 171 153 5 1,6000 1,1176
 Japan 3 2 1 6 5 146 127 5 1,2000 1,1496
 Spain 3 0 3 0 9 41 135 3 0,0000 0,3037
  • 1992-07-29
Spain  0 – 3 Unified Team 3-15, 0-15, 3-15
United States  2 – 3  Japan 15-13, 11-15, 12-15, 15-8, 13-15
  • 1992-07-31
United States  3 – 2 Unified Team 15-9, 15-17, 12-15, 15-4, 15-11
Spain  0 – 3  Japan 9-15, 1-15, 6-15
  • 1992-08-02
Japan  0 – 3 Unified Team 13-15, 11-15, 11-15
Spain  0 – 3  United States 4-15, 5-15, 10-15

Group B[edit]

TEAM MP W L SW SL PF PA PTS RS RATIO
 Cuba 3 3 0 9 2 151 129 6 4,5000 1,1705
 Brazil 3 2 1 7 6 170 145 5 1,1667 1,1724
 Netherlands 3 1 2 4 8 136 166 4 0,5000 0,8193
 China 3 0 3 5 9 174 191 3 0,5556 0,9110
  • 1992-07-29
Netherlands  1 – 3  Brazil 9-15, 3-15, 15-11, 7-15
China  1 – 3  Cuba 15-13, 11-15, 9-15, 11-15
  • 1992-07-31
Netherlands  3 – 2  China 6-15, 15-17, 15-13, 16-14, 15-6
Brazil  1 – 3  Cuba 11-15, 15-3, 13-15, 9-15
  • 1992-08-02
Cuba  3 – 0  Netherlands 15-11, 15-11, 15-13
China  2 – 3  Brazil 9-15, 15-7, 11-15, 16-14, 12-15

Final round[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
1992-08-04        
  United States  3
1992-08-06
  Netherlands  1  
  United States  2
1992-08-04
    Cuba  3  
  Cuba  –
1992-08-08
 already qualified  –  
  Cuba  3
1992-08-04
    Unified Team  1
  Japan  1
1992-08-06
  Brazil  3  
  Brazil  1 Third place
1992-08-04
    Unified Team  3  
  Unified Team  –   United States  3
 already qualified  –     Brazil  0
1992-08-08

Final standings[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]