Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament

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Men's Volleyball
at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad
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Venue Sydney Entertainment Centre and
Sydney Showground Pavilion 4
Date 17 September – 1 October
Competitors 144 from 12 nations
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Yugoslavia
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Russia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Italy
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Volleyball at the 2000 Summer Olympics
Indoor
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Tournament   men   women
Rosters   men   women
Beach
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Tournament men women

The 2000 Men's Olympic Volleyball Tournament was the 10th edition of the event, organized by the world's governing body, the FIVB in conjunction with the IOC. It was held in Sydney, Australia from 17 September to 1 October 2000.

Qualification[edit]

Means of qualification Date Host Vacancies Qualified
Host Country 24 September 1993 Monaco Monte Carlo 1  Australia
1999 World Cup 18 November – 2 December 1999  Japan 3  Russia
 Cuba
 Italy
African Qualifier 25–30 January 2000 Egypt Cairo 1  Egypt
Asian Qualifier 27–29 December 1999 China Shanghai 1  South Korea
European Qualifier 3–9 January 2000 Poland Katowice 1  Yugoslavia
North American Qualifier 5–8 January 2000 Canada Winnipeg 1  United States
South American Qualifier 7–9 January 2000 Brazil São Caetano do Sul 1  Brazil
1st World Qualifier 21–23 July 2000 Portugal Matosinhos 1  Argentina
2nd World Qualifier 24–26 July 2000 Greece Piraeus 1  Spain
3rd World Qualifier 25–27 July 2000 France Castelnau-le-Lez 1  Netherlands
Total 12

Pools composition[edit]

Teams were seeded following the Serpentine system according to their FIVB World Ranking as of January 2000. FIVB reserved the right to seed the hosts as head of pool A regardless of the World Ranking. Rankings are shown in brackets except the hosts.

Pool A Pool B
 Australia (Hosts)  Italy (1)
 Cuba (3)  Russia (2)
 Brazil (4)  United States (5)
 Netherlands (7)  Yugoslavia (6)
 Spain (8)  Argentina (9)
 Egypt (23)  South Korea (10)

Rosters[edit]

Venues[edit]

Main venue Sub venue
Australia Sydney, Australia Australia Sydney, Australia
Sydney Entertainment Centre Sydney Showground Pavilion 4
Capacity: 10,517 Capacity: 6,000
Sydney Entertinment Centre.jpg Sydney Olympic Park Showground Hall.JPG

Preliminary round[edit]

  • The top four teams in each pool qualified for the quarterfinals.
Qualified for the Quarterfinals

Pool A[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil 10 5 0 15 1 15.000 415 331 1.254
2  Netherlands 9 4 1 12 5 2.400 417 360 1.158
3  Cuba 8 3 2 9 7 1.286 383 335 1.143
4  Australia 7 2 3 6 10 0.600 327 374 0.874
5  Spain 6 1 4 7 12 0.583 404 444 0.910
6  Egypt 5 0 5 1 15 0.067 309 411 0.752
Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
17 Sep SP4 Spain  3–0  Egypt 25–20 25–10 25–21     75–51
17 Sep SEC Cuba  0–3  Netherlands 22–25 20–25 23–25     65–75
17 Sep SEC Australia  0–3  Brazil 13–25 14–25 21–25     48–75
19 Sep SP4 Spain  1–3  Cuba 21–25 12–25 25–21 20–25   78–96
19 Sep SEC Egypt  0–3  Brazil 28–30 18–25 21–25     67–80
19 Sep SEC Netherlands  3–0  Australia 25–19 25–17 25–15     75–51
21 Sep SP4 Cuba  3–0  Egypt 25–11 25–18 25–15     75–44
21 Sep SEC Brazil  3–0  Netherlands 25–20 25–17 27–25     77–62
21 Sep SEC Australia  3–1  Spain 23–25 25–20 25–23 25–19   98–87
23 Sep SP4 Egypt  1–3  Netherlands 21–25 11–25 33–31 20–25   85–106
23 Sep SEC Cuba  3–0  Australia 25–17 25–20 25–18     75–55
23 Sep SEC Spain  1–3  Brazil 27–25 14–25 21–25 20–25   82–100
25 Sep SP4 Netherlands  3–1  Spain 25–18 25–17 24–26 25–21   99–82
25 Sep SEC Brazil  3–0  Cuba 28–26 30–28 25–18     83–72
25 Sep SEC Australia  3–0  Egypt 25–17 25–23 25–22     75–62

Pool B[edit]

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Italy 10 5 0 15 4 3.750 482 421 1.145
2  Russia 9 4 1 13 7 1.857 465 443 1.050
3  Yugoslavia 8 3 2 12 9 1.333 489 461 1.061
4  Argentina 7 2 3 7 11 0.636 409 446 0.917
5  South Korea 6 1 4 8 14 0.571 491 504 0.974
6  United States 5 0 5 5 15 0.333 417 478 0.872
Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
17 Sep SP4 South Korea  0–3  Italy 25–27 23–25 18–25     66–77
17 Sep SEC Russia  3–1  Yugoslavia 19–25 25–23 25–23 25–20   94–91
17 Sep SEC United States  1–3  Argentina 26–24 23–25 21–25 18–25   88–99
19 Sep SP4 Argentina  3–1  South Korea 25–23 17–25 30–28 25–21   97–97
19 Sep SEC Russia  3–1  United States 25–18 25–23 21–25 25–17   96–83
19 Sep SEC Yugoslavia  2–3  Italy 19–25 25–19 22–25 33–31 20–22 119–122
21 Sep SP4 United States  0–3  Yugoslavia 15–25 20–25 23–25     58–75
21 Sep SEC Italy  3–0  Argentina 40–38 25–18 25–14     90–70
21 Sep SEC South Korea  2–3  Russia 22–25 25–22 25–20 27–29 15–17 114–113
23 Sep SP4 Yugoslavia  3–1  Argentina 21–25 25–15 25–23 25–22   96–85
23 Sep SEC Russia  1–3  Italy 20–25 20–25 25–22 22–25   87–97
23 Sep SEC United States  2–3  South Korea 20–25 27–25 24–26 25–21 13–15 109–112
25 Sep SP4 Argentina  0–3  Russia 23–25 15–25 20–25     58–75
25 Sep SEC South Korea  2–3  Yugoslavia 26–24 20–25 23–25 25–19 8–15 102–108
25 Sep SEC Italy  3–1  United States 21–25 25–18 25–18 25–18   96–79

Final round[edit]

Quarterfinals Semifinals Gold medal match
                   
27 September        
  Brazil  1
29 September
  Argentina  3  
  Argentina  1
27 September
    Russia  3  
  Cuba  2
1 October
  Russia  3  
  Russia  0
27 September
    Yugoslavia  3
  Netherlands  2
29 September
  Yugoslavia  3  
  Yugoslavia  3 Bronze medal match
27 September
    Italy  0  
  Australia  1   Argentina  0
  Italy  3     Italy  3
1 October
5th–8th semifinals 5th place match
28 September
  Brazil  3  
  Cuba  2  
 
29 September
      Brazil  0
    Netherlands  3
7th place match
28 September 29 September
  Netherlands  3   Cuba  3
  Australia  0     Australia  0

Quarterfinals[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Sep SEC Cuba  2–3  Russia 25–21 23–25 19–25 25–19 13–15 105–105
27 Sep SEC Australia  1–3  Italy 14–25 25–22 19–25 15–25   73–97
27 Sep SEC Brazil  1–3  Argentina 25–17 21–25 19–25 25–27   90–94
27 Sep SEC Netherlands  2–3  Yugoslavia 21–25 25–18 18–25 32–30 15–17 111–115

5th–8th semifinals[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
28 Sep SP4 Brazil  3–2  Cuba 23–25 17–25 25–21 26–24 15–11 106–106
28 Sep SP4 Netherlands  3–0  Australia 25–20 25–15 25–21     75–56

Semifinals[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep SEC Argentina  1–3  Russia 25–27 30–32 25–21 11–25   91–105
29 Sep SEC Yugoslavia  3–0  Italy 27–25 34–32 25–14     86–71

7th place match[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep SEC Cuba  3–0  Australia 25–23 25–11 25–15     75–49

5th place match[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
29 Sep SEC Brazil  0–3  Netherlands 21–25 20–25 22–25     63–75

Bronze medal match[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
01 Oct SEC Argentina  0–3  Italy 16–25 15–25 18–25     49–75

Gold medal match[edit]

Date Venue Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
01 Oct SEC Russia  0–3  Yugoslavia 22–25 22–25 20–25     64–75

Final standing[edit]

Medalists[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
 Yugoslavia (YUG)
Vladimir Batez
Slobodan Kovač
Slobodan Boškan
Đula Mešter
Vasa Mijić
Nikola Grbić
Vladimir Grbić
Andrija Gerić
Goran Vujević
Ivan Miljković
Veljko Petković
Igor Vušurović
 Russia (RUS)
Vadim Khamuttskikh
Ruslan Olikhver
Valeri Goryushev
Igor Shulepov
Aleksey Kazakov
Evgeni Mitkov
Sergey Tetyukhin
Roman Yakovlev
Konstantin Ushakov
Aleksandr Gerasimov
Ilya Savelev
Aleksey Kuleshov
 Italy (ITA)
Andrea Gardini
Marco Meoni
Pasquale Gravina
Luigi Mastrangelo
Paolo Tofoli
Samuele Papi
Andrea Sartoretti
Marco Bracci
Simone Rosalba
Mirko Corsano
Andrea Giani
Alessandro Fei

Awards[edit]

External links[edit]