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
Competitors 93 from 8 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Soviet Union
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Japan
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  North Korea
← 1968
1976 →

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 27 August to 7 September 1972.

Qualification[edit]

Qualifiers Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 26 April 1966 Italy Rome 1  West Germany
1968 Olympic Games 13–26 October 1968 Mexico Mexico City 1  Soviet Union
1970 World Championship 22 Sep. – 2 Oct. 1970 Bulgaria Varna 3  Japan
 North Korea
 Hungary
Asian Qualification Tournament 1972 Unknown 1  South Korea
1971 European Championship 23 Sep. – 1 Oct. 1971 Italy Reggio Emilia 1  Czechoslovakia
1971 Pan American Games 31 July – 11 Aug. 1971 Colombia Cali 1  Cuba
Total 8

Format[edit]

The tournament was played in two different stages. In the Preliminary round (first stage), the eight participants were divided into two pools of four teams. A single round-robin format was played within each pool to determine the teams position in the pool. The Final round (second stage) was played in a single elimination format, where the preliminary round two highest ranked teams in each group advanced to the semifinals and the two lowest ranked teams advanced to the 5th–8th place semifinals.

Pools composition[edit]

Pool A Pool B
 Hungary  Cuba
 South Korea  Czechoslovakia
 Soviet Union  Japan
 West Germany  North Korea

Rosters[edit]

 Cuba[edit]

 Czechoslovakia[edit]

 Hungary[edit]

 Japan[edit]

 North Korea[edit]

 South Korea[edit]

 Soviet Union[edit]

 West Germany[edit]

Venue[edit]

Preliminary round[edit]

Pool A[edit]

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

Pool B[edit]

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

Final round[edit]

5th–8th place[edit]

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

5th–8th place semifinals[edit]

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

7th place match[edit]

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

5th place match[edit]

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

Final[edit]

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

Semifinals[edit]

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

Bronze medal match[edit]

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

Gold medal match[edit]

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

Final standing[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Soviet Union
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
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
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]