Beach volleyball at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women's tournament

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Women's beach volleyball
at the Games of the XXXI Olympiad
VenueCopacabana Stadium
Dates6–17 August 2016
Competitors48 from 17 nations
Teams24
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Laura Ludwig
Kira Walkenhorst
 Germany
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ágatha Bednarczuk
Bárbara Seixas
 Brazil
3rd, bronze medalist(s) April Ross
Kerri Walsh Jennings
 United States
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The women's beach volleyball tournament at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, took place at the Copacabana Stadium. The competition was held from 6 to 17 August 2016. Twenty four teams with 48 athletes around the world competed for the gold medal.

The medals for the tournament were presented by Anita DeFrantz, United States of America, member of the International Olympic Committee, and the gifts were presented by Dr. Ary Graça Filho, President of the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball.

Qualification[edit]

Means of qualification
Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 2 October 2009 Denmark Copenhagen 1  Brazil
2015 World Championships 26 June – 5 July 2015  Netherlands 1  Brazil
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking[1] 13 June 2016 Switzerland Lausanne 15  United States
 Germany
 Canada
 Netherlands
 Australia
 Italy
 Germany
 Spain
 Poland
 Switzerland
 Canada
 Switzerland
 United States
 Argentina
 China
2014–2016 AVC Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016 Australia Cairns 1  Australia
2014–2016 CAVB Continental Cup 12–18 April 2016 Nigeria Abuja 1  Egypt
2014–2016 CEV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016 Norway Stavanger 1  Netherlands
2014–2016 CSV Continental Cup 22–26 June 2016 Argentina Santa Fe 1  Venezuela
2014–2016 NORCECA Continental Cup 20–26 June 2016 Mexico Guaymas 1  Costa Rica
2016 FIVB World Continental Cup 6–10 July 2016 Russia Sochi 2  Czech Republic
 Russia
Total 24


Pools composition[edit]

Twenty-four teams were drawn in six pools of four teams. The top six teams from the FIVB beach volleyball Olympic ranking as of 12 June 2016[2] were seeded at the first row of each pools from pool A to F. The seventh to ninth from the ranking were drawn first in pool F, E, or D. Then, the tenth to twelfth were drawn in pool C, B, or A. The next row was filled by the teams ranked thirteenth to seventeenth. These teams were drawn in pool A to E. The remaining spot of third row was filled by one of the five confederation continental cup champions. Then, the four remaining confederation continental cup champions were drawn in pool F to C. Finally, the winners and runners-up from the World Continental Cup were drawn in the last two spots. Teams from the same national Olympic committee could not be drawn in the same pool, except in the last drawing.[3]

On 3 August 2016, Viktoria Orsi Toth from Italy was excluded from the women's tournament due to positive doping test for clostebol before the competition. Her place was replaced by Laura Giombini.[4]

Venue[edit]

Brazil Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Copacabana Stadium
Capacity: 12,000
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Format[edit]

The preliminary round was a competition between the twenty four teams divided into six groups of four teams. This round, the teams competed in a single round-robin format. The two highest ranked teams in each group and the two best third ranked teams advanced automatically to the knockout stage. The other four third ranked teams faced the lucky loser playoffs to take the last two spots. The fourth placed teams in each pool were ranked nineteenth in this competition. The losers from the lucky loser playoffs were tied seventeenth. The knockout stage followed the single-elimination format. The losers in the round of sixteen were ranked ninth. The four quarter-final losers finished fifth. The winners of the semi-finals competed for gold medals and the losers played for bronze medals.

US politician John Kerry speaking with Lauren Fendrick and Brooke Sweat at Copacabana.

Pool standing procedure[edit]

  1. Match points (2 for the winner, 1 for the loser, 0 for forfeit)
  2. Between 2 teams consider all teams points ratio / Between 3 teams consider head-to-head points ratio
  3. Seeding position of the pools composition

Referees[edit]

The following referees were selected for the tournament.[5]

  • Argentina Osvaldo Sumavil
  • Brazil Mário Ferro
  • Brazil Elizir Martins de Oliveira
  • Canada Lucie Guillemette
  • China Wang Lijun
  • Colombia Juan Carlos Saavedra
  • Greece Charalampos Papadogoulas
  • Italy Davide Crescentini
  • Japan Mariko Satomi
  • Puerto Rico Carlos L. Rivera Rodriguez
  • Russia Roman Pristovakin
  • South Africa Giovanni Bake
  • Spain José Maria Padron
  • Switzerland Jonas Personeni
  • Thailand Kritsada Panaseri
  • United States Daniel Apol

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  LarissaTalita (BRA) 3 3 0 6 6 0 126 84 1.500 Round of 16
2  BrzostekKołosińska (POL) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 117 119 0.983
3  BirlovaUkolova (RUS) 3 1 2 4 2 5 0.400 126 141 0.894 Lucky losers
4  FendrickSweat (USA) 3 0 3 3 2 6 0.333 127 152 0.836
Source: FIVB
7 August 2016
10:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 2–0 Russia BirlovaUkolova
(21–14, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 4,400
Referees: José Padron (ESP), Daniel Apol (USA)
7 August 2016
11:00
BrzostekKołosińska Poland 2–1 United States FendrickSweat
(14–21, 21–13, 15–7)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 4,400
Referees: Carlos Rodríguez (PUR), Davide Crescentini (ITA)

9 August 2016
13:00
BrzostekKołosińska Poland 2–0 Russia BirlovaUkolova
(21–19, 21–18)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,599
Referees: Davide Crescentini (ITA), José Padron (ESP)
9 August 2016
16:30
LarissaTalita Brazil 2–0 United States FendrickSweat
(21–16, 21–13)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,502
Referees: Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

11 August 2016
10:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 2–0 Poland BrzostekKołosińska
(21–10, 21–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Mariko Satomi (JPN), Carlos Rodríguez (PUR)
11 August 2016
15:30
FendrickSweat United States 1–2 Russia BirlovaUkolova
(18–21, 26–24, 13–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 5,009
Referees: Wang Lijun (CHN), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

Pool B[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  ElsaLiliana (ESP) 3 3 0 6 6 0 127 101 1.257 Round of 16
2  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 134 120 1.117
3  HermannováSluková (CZE) 3 1 2 4 3 5 0.600 132 145 0.910 Lucky losers
4  GallayKlug (ARG) 3 0 3 3 1 6 0.167 106 133 0.797
Source: FIVB
6 August 2016
13:00
ElsaLiliana Spain 2–0 Argentina GallayKlug
(21–11, 21–19)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,200
Referees: Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE), Jonas Personeni (SUI)
6 August 2016
15:30
ÁgathaBárbara Brazil 2–1 Czech Republic HermannováSluková
(19–21, 21–17, 15–11)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Daniel Apol (USA), Jonas Personeni (SUI)

8 August 2016
11:00
ÁgathaBárbara Brazil 2–0 Argentina GallayKlug
(21–11, 21–17)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Wang Lijun (CHN), Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE)
8 August 2016
22:00
ElsaLiliana Spain 2–0 Czech Republic HermannováSluková
(21–15, 21–19)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,593
Referees: Wang Lijun (CHN), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

10 August 2016
17:30
ÁgathaBárbara Brazil 0–2 Spain ElsaLiliana
(17–21, 20–22)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 6,531
Referees: Carlos Rodríguez (PUR), Mariko Satomi (JPN)
10 August 2016
22:00
GallayKlug Argentina 1–2 Czech Republic HermannováSluková
(21–13, 19–21, 8–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,980
Referees: Giovanni Bake (RSA), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

Pool C[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 3 3 0 6 6 1 6.000 142 101 1.406 Round of 16
2  WangYue (CHN) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 124 123 1.008
3  ForrerVergé-Dépré (SUI) 3 1 2 4 4 5 0.800 165 171 0.965
4  Artacho Del SolarLaird (AUS) 3 0 3 3 1 6 0.167 109 145 0.752
Source: FIVB
6 August 2016
23:00
ForrerVergé-Dépré Switzerland 1–2 China WangYue
(22–24, 21–18, 12–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,844
Referees: Lucie Guillemette (CAN), Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG)
7 August 2016
00:00
RossWalsh Jennings United States 2–0 Australia Artacho Del SolarLaird
(21–14, 21–13)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,135
Referees: Wang Lijun (CHN), Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE)

8 August 2016
10:00
ForrerVergé-Dépré Switzerland 2–1 Australia Artacho Del SolarLaird
(19–21, 21–16, 21–19)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,688
Referees: Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG), Giovanni Bake (RSA)
9 August 2016
00:00
RossWalsh Jennings United States 2–0 China WangYue
(21–16, 21–9)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,272
Referees: Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

10 August 2016
13:00
WangYue China 2–0 Australia Artacho Del SolarLaird
(21–16, 21–10)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,245
Referees: Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)
10 August 2016
21:00
RossWalsh Jennings United States 2–1 Switzerland ForrerVergé-Dépré
(21–13, 22–24, 15–12)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,577
Referees: Roman Pristovakin (RUS), Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG)

Pool D[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 3 3 0 6 6 1 6.000 138 103 1.340 Round of 16
2  BroderValjas (CAN) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 121 118 1.025
3  MenegattiGiombini (ITA) 3 1 2 4 4 4 1.000 138 128 1.078
4  ElghobashyNada (EGY) 3 0 3 3 0 6 0.000 78 126 0.619
Source: FIVB
7 August 2016
18:30
LudwigWalkenhorst Germany 2–0 Egypt ElghobashyNada
(21–12, 21–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,523
Referees: Lucie Guillemette (CAN), Mário Ferro (BRA)
7 August 2016
22:00
MenegattiGiombini Italy 1–2 Canada BroderValjas
(21–15, 18–21, 9–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,329
Referees: Carlos Rodríguez (PUR), Kritsada Panaseri (THA)

9 August 2016
12:00
MenegattiGiombini Italy 2–0 Egypt ElghobashyNada
(21–10, 21–13)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,988
Referees: Kritsada Panaseri (THA), Carlos Rodríguez (PUR)
9 August 2016
18:30
LudwigWalkenhorst Germany 2–0 Canada BroderValjas
(21–17, 21–11)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,590
Referees: Mário Ferro (BRA), Wang Lijun (CHN)

11 August 2016
15:30
BroderValjas Canada 2–0 Egypt ElghobashyNada
(21–12, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium Court 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Kritsada Panaseri (THA), Mariko Satomi (JPN)
11 August 2016
21:00
LudwigWalkenhorst Germany 2–1 Italy MenegattiGiombini
(21–18, 18–21, 15–9)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 4,832
Referees: José Padron (ESP), Mariko Satomi (JPN)

Pool E[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  BansleyPavan (CAN) 3 3 0 6 6 0 126 102 1.235 Round of 16
2  HeidrichZumkehr (SUI) 3 2 1 5 4 3 1.333 131 110 1.191
3  BorgerBüthe (GER) 3 1 2 4 2 4 0.500 104 117 0.889 Lucky losers
4  van der Vlistvan Gestel (NED) 3 0 3 3 1 6 0.167 105 137 0.766
Source: FIVB
7 August 2016
15:30
BansleyPavan Canada 2–0 Netherlands van der Vlistvan Gestel
(21–15, 21–17)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG), Osvaldo Sumavil (GRE)
7 August 2016
21:00
BorgerBüthe Germany 0–2 Switzerland HeidrichZumkehr
(12–21, 16–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Juan Saavedra (COL), José Padron (ESP)

9 August 2016
21:00
BorgerBüthe Germany 2–0 Netherlands van der Vlistvan Gestel
(21–19, 21–14)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,625
Referees: Carlos Rodríguez (PUR), Daniel Apol (USA)
10 August 2016
00:00
BansleyPavan Canada 2–0 Switzerland HeidrichZumkehr
(21–18, 21–18)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 6,580
Referees: Elizir de Oliveira (BRA), Davide Crescentini (ITA)

11 August 2016
18:30
HeidrichZumkehr Switzerland 2–1 Netherlands van der Vlistvan Gestel
(17–21, 21–11, 15–8)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,722
Referees: Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG), Roman Pristovakin (RUS)
11 August 2016
22:00
BansleyPavan Canada 2–0 Germany BorgerBüthe
(21–19, 21–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,741
Referees: Daniel Apol (USA), Elzir De Oliveira (BRA)

Pool F[edit]

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  BawdenClancy (AUS) 3 3 0 6 6 1 6.000 145 102 1.422 Round of 16
2  MeppelinkVan Iersel (NED) 3 2 1 5 5 2 2.500 144 121 1.190
3  AgudoPazo (VEN) 3 1 2 4 2 4 0.500 93 119 0.782 Lucky losers
4  AlfaroC. Charles (CRC) 3 0 3 3 0 6 0.000 96 126 0.762
Source: FIVB
6 August 2016
17:00
BawdenClancy Australia 2–0 Costa Rica AlfaroC. Charles
(21–15, 21–14)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Giovanni Bake (RSA), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)
6 August 2016
18:30
MeppelinkVan Iersel Netherlands 2–0 Venezuela AgudoPazo
(21–17, 21–11)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,384
Referees: Kritsada Panaseri (THA), Davide Crescentini (ITA)

8 August 2016
17:30
MeppelinkVan Iersel Netherlands 2–0 Costa Rica AlfaroC. Charles
(21–16, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,593
Referees: Mariko Satomi (JPN), Roman Pristovakin (RUS)
8 August 2016
23:00
BawdenClancy Australia 2–0 Venezuela AgudoPazo
(21–9, 21–14)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,272
Referees: Giovanni Bake (RSA), Roman Pristovakin (RUS)

10 August 2016
16:00
MeppelinkVan Iersel Netherlands 1–2 Australia BawdenClancy
(25–27, 21–18, 14–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 3,448
Referees: Mário Ferro (BRA), Roman Pristovakin (RUS)
10 August 2016
18:30
AlfaroC. Charles Costa Rica 0–2 Venezuela AgudoPazo
(16–21, 19–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,577
Referees: Kritsada Panaseri (THA), Daniel Apol (USA)

Lucky losers[edit]

The table below shows the ranking of third-placed teams in the preliminary round. The top two teams will advance to next round automatically. The other teams will compete for the two remaining spots. The third-ranked team will play with the sixth-ranked team, and the fourth-ranked team will play with the fifth-ranked team.

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1  MenegattiGiombini (ITA) 3 1 2 4 4 4 1.000 138 128 1.078 Round of 16
2  ForrerVergé-Dépré (SUI) 3 1 2 4 4 5 0.800 165 171 0.965
3  HermannováSluková (CZE) 3 1 2 4 3 5 0.600 132 145 0.910 Lucky loser playoffs
4  BorgerBüthe (GER) 3 1 2 4 2 4 0.500 104 117 0.889
5  AgudoPazo (VEN) 3 1 2 4 2 4 0.500 93 119 0.782
6  BirlovaUkolova (RUS) 3 1 2 4 2 5 0.400 126 141 0.894
Source: FIVB

Lucky loser playoffs[edit]

12 August 2016
00:00
HermannováSluková Czech Republic 1–2 Russia BirlovaUkolova
(19–21, 21–12, 10–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium Court 1, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Mário Ferro (BRA), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

12 August 2016
00:00
BorgerBüthe Germany 2–0 Venezuela AgudoPazo
(21–13, 21–8)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 2,641
Referees: Elzir De Oliveira (BRA), Mariko Satomi (JPN)

Knockout stage[edit]

The round of sixteen pair up were determined by drawing of lots. The six first ranked teams in preliminary pools were separated automatically. Then, the lucky loser playoffs winners were drawn. The two best third ranked were drawn next. And, the last drawing belonged to the second ranked teams. The teams in the same pool from preliminary round could not meet in round of 16.

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold medal
 
              
 
12 August
 
 
 LarissaTalita (BRA)2
 
14 August
 
 BorgerBüthe (GER)0
 
 LarissaTalita (BRA)2
 
13 August
 
 HeidrichZumkehr (SUI)1
 
 MeppelinkVan Iersel (NED)1
 
16 August
 
 HeidrichZumkehr (SUI)2
 
 LarissaTalita (BRA)0
 
13 August
 
 LudwigWalkenhorst (GER)2
 
 BansleyPavan (CAN)2
 
14 August
 
 BroderValjas (CAN)0
 
 BansleyPavan (CAN)0
 
13 August
 
 LudwigWalkenhorst (GER)2
 
 ForrerVergé-Dépré (SUI)0
 
17 August
 
 LudwigWalkenhorst (GER)2
 
 LudwigWalkenhorst (GER)2
 
12 August
 
 ÁgathaBárbara (BRA)0
 
 RossWalsh Jennings (USA)2
 
14 August
 
 MenegattiGiombini (ITA)0
 
 RossWalsh Jennings (USA)2
 
13 August
 
 BawdenClancy (AUS)0
 
 BrzostekKołosińska (POL)1
 
16 August
 
 BawdenClancy (AUS)2
 
 RossWalsh Jennings (USA)0
 
12 August
 
 ÁgathaBárbara (BRA)2 Bronze medal
 
 WangYue (CHN)0
 
14 August17 August
 
 ÁgathaBárbara (BRA)2
 
 ÁgathaBárbara (BRA)2 LarissaTalita (BRA)1
 
12 August
 
 BirlovaUkolova (RUS)0  RossWalsh Jennings (USA)2
 
 BirlovaUkolova (RUS)2
 
 
 ElsaLiliana (ESP)0
 

Round of 16[edit]

12 August 2016
11:00
WangYue China 0–2 Brazil ÁgathaBárbara
(12–21, 16–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Carlos Rodríguez (PUR), Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG)

12 August 2016
16:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 2–0 Germany BorgerBüthe
(21–17, 21–19)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,843
Referees: Davide Crescentini (ITA), Lucie Guillemette (CAN)

12 August 2016
19:00
BirlovaUkolova Russia 2–0 Spain ElsaLiliana
(23–21, 24–22)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 5,439
Referees: Elzir De Oliveira (BRA), Giovanni Bake (RSA)

12 August 2016
23:59
RossWalsh Jennings United States 2–0 Italy MenegattiGiombini
(21–10, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,599
Referees: Mariko Satomi (JPN), Kritsada Panaseri (THA)

13 August 2016
12:00
BansleyPavan Canada 2–0 Canada BroderValjas
(21–16, 21–11)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,661
Referees: Elzir De Oliveira (BRA), Giovanni Bake (RSA)

13 August 2016
15:00
ForrerVergé-Dépré Switzerland 0–2 Germany LudwigWalkenhorst
(19–21, 10–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Lucie Guillemette (CAN), Mariko Satomi (JPN)

13 August 2016
20:00
MeppelinkVan Iersel Netherlands 1–2 Switzerland HeidrichZumkehr
(21–19, 13–21, 10–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,297
Referees: Mário Ferro (BRA), Carlos Rodríguez (PUR)

13 August 2016
23:00
BrzostekKołosińska Poland 1–2 Australia BawdenClancy
(21–15, 16–21, 11–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 7,052
Referees: Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG), Daniel Apol (USA)

Quarterfinals[edit]

14 August 2016
16:00
BansleyPavan Canada 0–2 Germany LudwigWalkenhorst
(14–21, 14–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Referees: Wang Lijun (CHN), Mário Ferro (BRA)

14 August 2016
17:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 2–1 Switzerland HeidrichZumkehr
(21–23, 27–25, 15–13)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,961
Referees: Roman Pristovakin (RUS), Mariko Satomi (JPN)

14 August 2016
23:00
ÁgathaBárbara Brazil 2–0 Russia BirlovaUkolova
(23–21, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,500
Referees: Davide Crescentini (ITA), Juan Saavedra (COL)

14 August 2016
23:59
RossWalsh Jennings United States 2–0 Australia BawdenClancy
(21–14, 21–16)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,500
Referees: Elzir De Oliveira (BRA), Osvaldo Sumavil (ARG)

Semifinals[edit]

16 August 2016
16:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 0–2 Germany LudwigWalkenhorst
(18–21, 12–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,045
Referees: Daniel Apol (USA), José Padron (ESP)

16 August 2016
23:59
RossWalsh Jennings United States 0–2 Brazil ÁgathaBárbara
(20–22, 18–21)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,654
Referees: Juan Saavedra (COL), Wang Lijun (CHN)

Bronze medal game[edit]

17 August 2016
22:00
LarissaTalita Brazil 1–2 United States RossWalsh Jennings
(21–17, 17–21, 9–15)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 4,217
Referees: Charalampos Papadogoulas (GRE), Wang Lijun (CHN)

Gold medal game[edit]

17 August 2016
23:59
LudwigWalkenhorst Germany 2–0 Brazil ÁgathaBárbara
(21–18, 21–14)
Report
Copacabana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance: 8,667
Referees: José Padron (ESP), Roman Pristovakin (RUS)

Final ranking[edit]

Rank Team Seed
1st, gold medalist(s)  LudwigWalkenhorst (GER) 4
2nd, silver medalist(s)  ÁgathaBárbara (BRA) 2
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  RossWalsh Jennings (USA) 3
4  LarissaTalita (BRA) 1
5  BansleyPavan (CAN) 5
 BawdenClancy (AUS) 7
 HeidrichZumkehr (SUI) 17
 BirlovaUkolova (RUS) 24
9  MeppelinkVan Iersel (NED) 6
 BorgerBüthe (GER) 7
 MenegattiGiombini (ITA) 9
 ForrerVergé-Dépré (SUI) 10
 ElsaLiliana (ESP) 11
 BrzostekKołosińska (POL) 12
 WangYue (CHN) 15
 BroderValjas (CAN) 16
17  AgudoPazo (VEN) 19
 HermannováSluková (CZE) 23
19  FendrickSweat (USA) 13
 GallayKlug (ARG) 14
 AlfaroC. Charles (CRC) 18
 van der Vlistvan Gestel (NED) 20
 ElghobashyNada (EGY) 21
 Artacho Del SolarLaird (AUS) 22

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking - Women". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  2. ^ "FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking – Women". Fédération Internationale de Volleyball. Retrieved 7 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Rio 2016 Olympic beach volleyball Drawing of Lots Saturday in Gstaad". FIVB. Retrieved 10 July 2016.
  4. ^ "Viktoria Orsi Toth was replaced by Rebecca Perry from doping issue (in Italian)". Retrieved 4 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Volleyball List of Referees". FIVB. Retrieved 4 August 2016.

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