Volleyball at the Olympics
Volleyball was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris as a demonstration sport as part of an American sports demonstration event. It has been officially played at the Olympic Games since 1964. Beach Volleyball was introduced officially in 1996.
- US player Karch Kiraly is the only player who has won both indoor and beach volleyball Olympic gold medals.
- The best all-time performing Volleyball Player at the Olympic Games is Cuban player Ana Fernández with three gold and one bronze medal from 1992–2004. The highest ranked male player is Karch Kiraly from the US with three gold medals. See more on the Greatest Volleyball Players at the Olympics.