Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Paralympics

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Volleyball
at the XII Paralympic Games
Sitting volleyball pictogram (Paralympics).svg
Paralympic Volleyball
Venue Helliniko Fencing Hall
Dates 21–27 September 2004
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s)  Bosnia and Herzegovina (BIH) (men)
 China (CHN) (women)
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Iran (IRI) (men)
 Netherlands (NED) (women)
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  Egypt (EGY) (men)
 United States (USA) (women)
2000
2008

Volleyball at the 2004 Summer Paralympics was staged at the Helliniko Fencing Hall from 21 to 27 September.[1]

The sport is performed sitting down, on a smaller court and a lower net.[2] There are separate men's and women's competitions.

The tournament brought Bosnia and Herzegovina their first ever Paralympic gold medal. Their team consisted of players injured in the War of 1992-95.

Men's tournament[edit]

Volleyball - Men
at the XII Paralympic Games
Venue Helliniko Fencing Hall
Dates 21–27 September 2004
Competitors 8
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Dževad Hamzić
Nedzad Salkic
Safet Alibašić
Sabahudin Delalić
Ermin Jusufović
Zikret Mahmic
Fikret Causevic
Asim Medić
Esad Durmisevic
Ejub Mehmedovic
Adnan Manko
Ismet Godinjak
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
2nd, silver medalist(s) Ramzan Salehi Hajikolaei
Isa Zirahi
Seyed Saeid Ebrahimi Baladezaei
Jalil Eimeri
Naser Hassanpour Alinazari
Ali Golkar Azghandi
Mahdi Hamid Zadeh
Davood Alipourian
Sadegh Beigdeli
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
 Iran
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Hossam Massoud
Yassir Ibrahim
Abdel Naby Abdel Latif
Rezk El Helbawi
Mohamed Abou Elyazid
Salah Hassanein
Mohamed Emara
Taher El Bahaey
Ashraf Abdalla
Abd Elaal Abd Elaal
Tamer Awad
Hesham El Shwikh
 Egypt

The men's tournament was won by the team representing  Bosnia and Herzegovina. [3]

Results[edit]

Preliminaries[edit]

For ranking purposes - no elimination

Rank Competitor MP W L Sets Points   IRI GER FIN JPN
1  Iran 3 3 0 9:0 6 x 3:0 3:0 3:0
2  Germany 3 2 1 6:3 5 0:3 x 3:0 3:0
3  Finland 3 1 2 3:6 4 0:3 0:3 x 3:0
4  Japan 3 0 3 0:9 3 0:3 0:3 0:3 x

Group B[edit]

Rank Competitor MP W L Sets Points   BIH EGY USA GRE
1  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 3 0 9:0 6 x 3:0 3:0 3:0
2  Egypt 3 2 1 6:3 5 0:3 x 3:0 3:0
3  United States 3 1 2 3:7 4 0:3 0:3 x 3:1
4  Greece 3 0 3 1:9 3 0:3 0:3 1:3 x

Competition bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
  Germany 3
  United States 0
  Germany 0
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
  Japan 0
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3
  Iran 2
  Iran 3
  Greece 0
  Iran 3 Third place
  Egypt 0
  Finland 1   Egypt 3
  Egypt 3   Germany 2

Classification 5–8[edit]

Semi-finals Fifth place
   Greece   0  
   Finland   3  
 
       Finland   3
     United States   0
Seventh place
   United States   3    Greece   1
   Japan   2      Japan   3

Team lists[edit]

 Iran
Ramzan Salehi Hajikolaei
Isa Zirahi
Seyed Saeid Ebrahimi Baladezaei
Jalil Eimeri
Naser Hassanpour Alinazari
Ali Golkar Azghandi
Mahdi Hamid Zadeh
Davood Alipourian
Sadegh Beigdeli
Mohammad Reza Rahimi
 Germany
Stefan Wischnewski
Juergen Schrapp
Benjamin Paolo Oesch
Martin Rickmann
Steffen Barsch
Mario Scheler
Siegmund Soicke
Alexander Schiffler
Robert Grylak
Thomas Renger
Jens Faerber
Uwe Haussig
 Finland
Lasse Pakarinen
Matti Pulli
Timo Herranen
Lauri Melanen
Sami Tervo
Martti Eronen
Petri Kapiainen
Jukka Laine
Keijo Hanninen
Olavi Venalainen
 Japan
Koki Todo
Tadashi Tamura
Yoshihito Takeda
Atsushi Yonezawa
Tsutomu Tanabe
Yosuke Kurita
Satoshi Kanao
Kaname Nakayama
Masahiko Kato
Arata Yamamoto
Hitoshi Yoshida
Koji Tanaka
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Dževad Hamzić
Nedzad Salkic
Safet Alibašić
Sabahudin Delalic
Ermin Jusufović
Zikret Mahmic
Fikret Causevic
Asim Medić
Esad Durmisevic
Ejub Mehmedovic
Adnan Manko
Ismet Godinjak
 Egypt
Hossam Massoud
Yassir Ibrahim
Abdel Naby Abdel Latif
Rezk El Helbawi
Mohamed Abou Elyazid
Salah Hassanein
Mohamed Emara
Taher El Bahaey
Ashraf Abdalla
Abd Elaal Abd Elaal
Tamer Awad
Hesham El Shwikh
 United States
Joey Evans
Brent Rasmussen
Curtis Lease
Chris Seilkop
Tracey Lange
Paul Moran
Essam Hamido
Robert Osbahr
Eric Duda
Rene Aquino
Jeffrey MacMunn
William Steen
 Greece
Marinos Anagnostopoulos
Christos Konstantakopoulos
Georgios Zafeiropoulos
Panagiotis Vakondios
Nikolaos Mallios
Ioannis Soukiouroglou
Emmanouil Touloupakis
Anastasios Kostaris
Ioannis Somos
Eleftherios Lamprakis
Kyriakos Makris
Emmanouil Drakonakis

Women's tournament[edit]

Volleyball - Women
at the XII Paralympic Games
Venue Helliniko Fencing Hall
Dates 21–27 September 2004
Competitors 6
Medalists
1st, gold medalist(s) Chen Yu Ping
Sheng Yu Hong
Yang Yan Ling
Xue Jun
Zhang Xu Fei
Li Li Ping
Zhao Jin Qiu
Zheng Xiong Ying
Zhong Hai Hong
Gong Bin
Tan Yanhua
Lu Hong Qin
 China
2nd, silver medalist(s) Paula List
Jolanda Slenter
Petra Westerhof
Marijke Roest
Alberta Ten Thije
Karin Harmsen
Aletta Adema Salagter
Els Verwer
Maria Poiesz
Djoke van Marum
Anneke den Haan
Monique Bons
 Netherlands
3rd, bronze medalist(s) Allison Ahlfeldt
Gina McWilliams
Allison Aldrich
Bonnie Brawner
Kendra Lancastier
Deborah Vosler
Hope Lewellen
Lora Webster
Lori Daniels
Brenda Maymon
Penny Ricker
Erica Moyers
 United States

The women's tournament was won by the team representing  China.[4]

Results[edit]

Preliminaries[edit]

Qualified for final round
Rank Competitor MP W L Sets Points   CHN NED USA SLO FIN UKR
1  China 5 5 0 15:1 10 x 3:1 3:0 3:0 3:0 3:0
2  Netherlands 5 4 1 13:3 9 1:3 x 3:0 3:0 3:0 3:0
3  United States 5 3 2 9:12 8 0:3 0:3 x 3:2 3:2 3:2
4  Slovenia 5 2 3 8:10 7 0:3 0:3 2:3 x 3:1 3:0
5  Finland 5 1 4 6:14 6 0:3 0:3 2:3 1:3 x 3:2
6  Ukraine 5 0 5 4:15 5 0:3 0:3 2:3 0:3 2:3 x

Competition bracket[edit]

Semi-finals Final
   China   3  
   Slovenia   0  
 
       China   3
     Netherlands   1
Third place
   Netherlands   3    Slovenia   1
   United States   0      United States   3

Classification 5/6[edit]

Finland  1 – 3  Ukraine

Team lists[edit]

 China
Chen Yu Ping
Sheng Yu Hong
Yang Yan Ling
Xue Jun
Zhang Xu Fei
Li Li Ping
Zhao Jin Qiu
Zheng Xiong Ying
Zhong Hai Hong
Gong Bin
Tan Yanhua
Lu Hong Qin
 Netherlands
Paula List
Jolanda Slenter
Petra Westerhof
Marijke Roest
Alberta Ten Thije
Karin Harmsen
Aletta Adema Salagter
Els Verwer
Maria Poiesz
Djoke van Marum
Anneke den Haan
Monique Bons
 United States
Allison Ahlfeldt
Gina McWilliams
Allison Aldrich
Bonnie Brawner
Kendra Lancastier
Deborah Vosler
Hope Lewellen
Lora Webster
Lori Daniels
Brenda Maymon
Penny Ricker
Erica Moyers
 Slovenia
Tanja Simonic
Sasa Kotnik
Stefka Tomic
Danica Gosnak
Alenka Sart
Nadja Ovcjak
Marinka Cencelj
Bogomira Jakin
Boza Kovacic
Emilie Gradisek
Anita Goltnik Urnaut
 Finland
Liisa Makela
Petra Pitkaniitty
Minna Hiltunen
Anne Mari Maki
Raisa Moller
Liisa Jokipii
Annukka Jaattenmaki
Paivi Sivula
Tiina Jalo
Maria Paavola
 Ukraine
Oleksandra Granovska
Ilona Yudina
Olena Yurkovska
Galyna Kuznetsova
Lyubov Lomakina
Nataliya Parshutina
Tetyana Podzyuban
Inna Osetynska

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schedules and Results - Volleyball (Sitting)". Official Website of the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Archived from the original on 9 December 2004. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Ng, Kwok (2012). When Sitting is Not Resting: Sitting Volleyball. Bloomington, IL: Authorhouse. p. 152. ISBN 978-1-4772-1789-4. 
  3. ^ "Volleyball: Men". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  4. ^ "Volleyball: Women". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 20 October 2012.