Athletes and Coaches. Rachael Adams. Middle, 6-2. Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson. Michelle Bartsch-Hackley. Lauren Carlini. Megan Courtney.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 7, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12 women who will compete for the U.S. at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, pending approval from the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee. The team includes four Olympic veterans and eight newcomers. Making their third Olympic appearances will be two-time medalists Jordan Larson at outside hitter and Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson at middle blocker. Both won silver in London in 2012 and bronze in Rio de ...
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Meet The U.S. Olympic Women’s Volleyball Team As They Tune Up For Tokyo. Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson. Perhaps, the premier middle blocker in the world, Akinradewo Gunderson will be competing in her third Olympics. She won a ... Michelle Bartsch-Hackley. Annie Drews. Micha Hancock. Kim Hill.
The United States of America have won Olympic gold three times, with their most recent title coming at the 2008 Games in Beijing when they defeated Brazil 3-1 in the gold medal match. The US team qualified for Tokyo by winning Pool B of the 2019 Intercontinental Qualification Tournament. At the 2016 Games in Rio, despite losing their opening matches against Canada and Italy, the US team progressed from the first round thanks to wins over Brazil, France and Mexico.
The US team are five-time Olympic medallists, which includes podium finishes at the last three editions of the Games, but they are yet to win gold. At the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, the United States of America secured bronze with a 3-1 victory over the Netherlands in the third-place match after losing to Serbia in five sets in the semifinals. The US team had reached the final in 2008 and 2012 but were beaten by Brazil in four sets on both occasions.
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Athletes and Coaches. Matt Anderson. Opposite/Outside Hitter, 6-10. Taylor Averill. Micah Christenson. Kyle Dagostino. TJ DeFalco.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 14, 2021) – USA Volleyball is proud to announce the 12-player ...
TOKYO — The decades-long quest for the first Olympic gold medal for the U.S. women’s volleyball team ended Sunday when the Americans finally broke through with a 25-21, 25-20, 25-14 victory ...