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Volleyball competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics will be held from July 27 to August 12.

Events

4 sets of medals will be awarded in following events:

  • Volleyball Men (12 teams)
  • Volleyball Women (12 teams)
  • Beach Volleyball Men (24 teams)
  • Beach Volleyball Women (24 teams)

Qualifying criteria

NOC is allowed to enter 1 men's and 1 women's qualified team in volleyball tournaments and 2 men's and 2 women's qualified teams in beach volleyball tournaments.

Volleyball Men Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Japan Japan 3
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5
World Olympic Qualification Tournaments (3) 2012 - 3
Host nation - - 1  Great Britain
TOTAL 12
Volleyball Women Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Japan Japan 3
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5
World Olympic Qualification Tournament 2012 Japan Japan 3
Host nation - - 1  Great Britain
TOTAL 12
Beach Volleyball Men/Women Vacancies
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking* 23**
Host nation (Great Britain) 1
TOTAL 24

** Should a continent not be represented in top 23 teams, the highest ranked eligible team from that continent will replace the lowest ranked qualified team

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Volleyball competitions at the 2012 Summer Olympics will be held from July 27 to August 12.

Contents

Events

4 sets of medals will be awarded in following events:

  • Volleyball Men (12 teams)
  • Volleyball Women (12 teams)
  • Beach Volleyball Men (24 teams)
  • Beach Volleyball Women (24 teams)

Qualifying criteria

NOC is allowed to enter 1 men's and 1 women's qualified team in volleyball tournaments and 2 men's and 2 women's qualified teams in beach volleyball tournaments.[1]

Volleyball Men Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Template:Country data JPN Japan 3
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5
World Olympic Qualification Tournaments (3) 2012 - 3
Host nation - - 1  Great Britain
TOTAL 12
Volleyball Women Date Host Vacancies Qualified
2011 FIVB World Cup 2011 Template:Country data JPN Japan 3
Continental Olympic Qualification Tournaments (5) 2011 - 2012 - 5
World Olympic Qualification Tournament 2012 Template:Country data JPN Japan 3
Host nation - - 1  Great Britain
TOTAL 12
Beach Volleyball Men/Women Vacancies
FIVB Beach Volleyball Olympic Ranking 16
Continental Beach Volleyball Cup (5) 5
Beach Volleyball World Cup Final Olympic Qualification 2
Host nation (Great Britain) 1
TOTAL 24

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