The game of volleyball, originally called “mintonette,” was invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan after the invention of basketball only four years before. Morgan, a graduate of the Springfield College of the YMCA, designed the game to be a combination of basketball, baseball, tennis, and handball.
Volleyball is a popular team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net. Each team tries to score points by grounding a ball on the other team's court under organized rules. It has been a part of the official program of the Summer Olympic Games since Tokyo 1964.
Volleyball Event is planning to start on the 22nd of July with 8 boys and 8 girls teams.Age categories will be as follows:
GIRLS – 2002/2003
In both categories (boys and girls) the eight National Federations are allocated (by the Serpentine System – using the standing of the mentioned competitions) equally in two Preliminary pools (Pool A and Pool B).
The matches will be played with Round robin with a single-leg match.
The teams will get 60 minutes training opportunity at the competition venues on July 21st, the day before the start of the competition, 90 minutes training opportunity on July 25th, the rest day after the preliminary round at the competition venues.
The teams will get 60 minutes training opportunity at the training venues during the competition days.
The teams will not train on the day of placement matches (finals), the last day of the competition.
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