Volleyball was first played at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris as a demonstration sport as part of demonstration of American sports. It has been officially played at the Olympic Games since 1964. From 1964 until 1992 it was just indoor volleyball, for both men and women. Another version, 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 indoor volleyball player at the Olympic Games is Cuban player Ana Fernández with three golds from 1996–2004. The highest ranked male player is Karch Kiraly from the US with three gold medals from indoor and beach volleyball. See more on the Greatest Volleyball Players at the Olympics.
- About volleyball at the Olympics
- Volleyball demonstration in 1924
- See also Beach Volleyball at the Olympics
- List of Olympic Sports
- More about the sport of Volleyball