In 1961, Volleyball was added as a medal sport for men and women at the Tokyo Games in 1964. Volleyball’s debut at the Olympic Games in 1964 was truly exciting.
Which types of Volleyball have become an Olympic sport?
So the Olympic sport of Volleyball has two disciplines – beach volleyball and volleyball. Both beach volleyball and volleyball use the same court size and same net height, despite the differences in playing surface and numbers of players on a team. The court on both sides of the net is nine metres by nine metres.
Who added Volleyball to the Olympics?
Indoor volleyball was added to the Olympic programme in 1957 at the 53rd session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Sofia, Bulgaria, and the first competitions were held at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Why do they keep changing the rules of volleyball?
The purpose of changing the game rules in volleyball, service, improve defense and block the combination of location, and to extend the service to meet the ball in play situation by reducing the effects of attack.
Who is the God of volleyball?
He was the first Indian volleyball player to become a professional and played club volleyball in Italy.
|Born||8 March 1955 Peravoor, Kannur, Kerala, India|
|Died||30 November 1987 (aged 32) Province of Modena, Italy|