Volleyball at the 1984 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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Men's Volleyball
at the Games of the XXIII Olympiad
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Venue Long Beach Arena
Date 29 July–11 August
Medalists
Gold medal 
Silver medal 
Bronze medal 
«1980 1988»
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The 1984 Men'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 29 July to 11 August 1984.

Qualification[edit]

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Hosts 18 May 1978 Greece Athens 1  United States
1980 Olympic Games 20 Jul–1 Aug 1980 Soviet Union Moscow 1  Soviet Union*
1981 World Cup 19–28 Nov 1981 Japan Japan 1  Cuba*
1982 World Championship 1–15 Oct 1982 Argentina Argentina 1  Brazil
1983 African Championship Dec 1983 Egypt Port Said 1  Egypt
1983 Asian Championsnip 23 Nov–1 Dec 1983 Japan Fukuoka 1  Japan
1983 European Championship 17–25 Sep 1983 East Germany East Germany 1  Poland*
1983 NORCECA Championship 13–17 Jul 1983 United States Indianapolis 1  Canada
1983 South American Championship 27–31 Jul 1983 Brazil São Paulo 1  Argentina
World Qualifier 4–8 Jan 1984 Spain Barcelona 1  Bulgaria*
Total 10
*  China,  Tunisia,  Italy and  South Korea replaced Soviet Union, Cuba, Poland and Bulgaria, who withdrew from the tournament because of the Soviet-led boycott.

Pools composition[edit]

Pool A Pool B
 United States (Hosts)  Canada
 Argentina  China
 Brazil  Egypt
 South Korea  Italy
 Tunisia  Japan

Rosters[edit]

Venue[edit]

All matches
United States Long Beach, United States
Long Beach Arena
Capacity: 13,609
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Preliminary round[edit]

Qualified for the Semifinals
Qualified for the 5th–8th semifinals
Qualified for the 9th place match

Pool A[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil 7 3 1 10 4 2.500 191 144 1.326
2  United States 7 3 1 9 4 2.250 168 117 1.436
3  South Korea 7 3 1 9 6 1.500 203 162 1.253
4  Argentina 5 1 3 7 9 0.778 184 207 0.889
5  Tunisia 4 0 4 0 12 0.000 64 180 0.356
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jul South Korea  3–0  Tunisia 15–7 15–7 15–7     45–21
29 Jul United States  3–1  Argentina 15–6 15–7 10–15 15–8   55–36
31 Jul Brazil  3–1  Argentina 15–8 15–8 16–18 15–13   61–47
31 Jul United States  3–0  Tunisia 15–3 15–2 15–3     45–8
02 Aug Brazil  3–0  Tunisia 15–5 15–9 15–2     45–16
02 Aug United States  3–0  South Korea 15–13 15–9 15–6     45–28
04 Aug Argentina  3–0  Tunisia 15–9 15–7 15–3     45–19
04 Aug South Korea  3–1  Brazil 15–4 15–13 13–15 15–8   58–40
06 Aug South Korea  3–2  Argentina 15–6 14–16 13–15 15–7 15–12 72–56
06 Aug Brazil  3–0  United States 15–10 15–11 15–2     45–23

Pool B[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Canada 7 3 1 10 3 3.333 167 122 1.369
2  Italy 7 3 1 11 4 2.750 210 143 1.469
3  Japan 7 3 1 9 5 1.800 179 162 1.105
4  China 5 1 3 3 9 0.333 124 160 0.775
5  Egypt 4 0 4 0 12 0.000 90 183 0.492
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Jul Japan  3–0  China 15–9 15–9 15–8     45–26
29 Jul Italy  3–1  Canada 10–15 15–4 15–6 15–7   55–32
31 Jul Canada  3–0  Egypt 15–10 15–9 15–3     45–22
31 Jul Italy  3–0  China 15–5 16–14 15–13     46–32
02 Aug China  3–0  Egypt 15–3 15–5 18–16     48–24
02 Aug Japan  3–2  Italy 5–15 11–15 15–10 15–10 16–14 62–64
04 Aug Japan  3–0  Egypt 15–6 15–10 15–11     45–27
04 Aug Canada  3–0  China 15–8 15–7 15–3     45–18
06 Aug Canada  3–0  Japan 15–10 15–8 15–9     45–27
06 Aug Italy  3–0  Egypt 15–4 15–7 15–6     45–17

Final round[edit]

9th–10th places[edit]

9th place match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
08 Aug Tunisia  3–2  Egypt 15–13 15–9 5–15 13–15 15–5 63–57

5th–8th places[edit]

5th–8th semifinals 5th place match
8 August
  South Korea  3  
  China  1  
 
10 August
      South Korea  3
    Argentina  1
7th place match
8 August 10 August
  Argentina  3   China  0
  Japan  1     Japan  3

5th–8th semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
08 Aug South Korea  3–1  China 15–4 15–11 6–15 19–17   55–47
08 Aug Argentina  3–1  Japan 9–15 15–10 15–10 15–11   54–46

7th place match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
10 Aug China  0–3  Japan 14–16 9–15 6–15     29–46

5th place match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
10 Aug South Korea  3–1  Argentina 15–13 9–15 15–9 15–7   54–44

Final four[edit]

Semifinals Gold medal match
8 August
  Brazil  3  
  Italy  1  
 
11 August
      Brazil  0
    United States  3
Bronze medal match
8 August 11 August
  United States  3   Italy  3
  Canada  0     Canada  0

Semifinals[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
08 Aug Brazil  3–1  Italy 12–15 15–2 15–3 15–5   57–25
08 Aug United States  3–0  Canada 15–6 15–10 15–7     45–23

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
11 Aug Italy  3–0  Canada 15–11 15–12 15–8     45–31

Gold medal match[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
11 Aug Brazil  0–3  United States 6–15 6–15 7–15     19–45

Final standing[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 United States (USA)
Dusty Dvorak
Dave Saunders
Steven Salmons
Paul Sunderland
Rich Duwelius
Steve Timmons
Craig Buck
Marc Waldie
Chris Marlowe
Aldis Berzins
Patrick Powers
Karch Kiraly
 Brazil (BRA)
Bernardo Rezende
Mário Oliveira
Antônio Ribeiro
José Montanaro
Rui Nascimento
Renan Dal Zotto
William Silva
Amauri Ribeiro
Marcus Freire
Domingos Lampariello
Bernard Rajzman
Fernando Ávila
 Italy (ITA)
Marco Negri
Pier Paolo Lucchetta
Giancarlo Dametto
Franco Bertoli
Francesco Dall'Olio
Piero Rebaudengo
Giovanni Errichiello
Guido De Luigi
Fabio Vullo
Giovanni Lanfranco
Paolo Vecchi
Andrea Lucchetta

Awards[edit]

External links[edit]