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Olympic Games 2004 - Matches Info

15 August
Poland beat Serbia and Montenegro 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-16) - duration 1:22
15-Aug, start time: 9:00, end time: 10:22 - Attendance: 2'000
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Defending champs suffer shock defeat at the hands of Poland
Another reigning Olympic champion suffered defeat as Poland outplayed 2000 champions Serbia & Montenegro, 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 25-16) in the opening match of the Men's Volleyball Olympic tournament at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.
Netherlands beat Russia 3-2 (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 27-25, 18-16) - duration 2:03
15-Aug, start time: 11:00, end time: 13:03 - Attendance: 2'060
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Dutch upset Russians in thriller
Atlanta champions the Netherlands upset Russia 3-2 in a thrilling match decided by a tiebreaker (25-23, 19-25, 17-25, 27-25, 18-16) on the opening day of the men's Volleyball competition.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Argentina beat France 3-0 (25-15, 25-23, 25-22) - duration 1:20
15-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:20 - Attendance: 2'370
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Argentina sweeps France in upset number three of the day
ATHENS, 15 August - Another pre-match favourite fell to an outsider in the Olympic Volleyball competition at the Peace and Friendship Stadium after world number eight Argentina beat world number four France in straight sets.
the Peace and Friendship Stadium after world number eight Argentina beat world number four France in straight sets.
Brazil beat Australia 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-21) - duration 1:43
15-Aug, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:43 - Attendance: 1'853
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Brazil hold on to overcome tough Australian performance
Brazil had to fight harder than they had predicted in order to overcome the obstacle of Australia in four-sets 3-1 (23-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-21) at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Sunday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
Greece beat Tunisia 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-17) - duration 1:10
15-Aug, start time: 19:30, end time: 20:40 - Attendance: 8'200
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Greece makes perfect start in Olympic debut
Greece celebrated their debut at the Olympics with a comfortable straight-sets Pool A win over Tunisia at the Peace and Friendship Stadium 3-0 (25-20, 25-14, 25-17).
Italy beat U.S.A. 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-17, 25-23) - duration 1:46
15-Aug, start time: 21:30, end time: 23:16 - Attendance: 5'630
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Italy beats USA in passionate match
An intense match between the second and fifth ranked teams in the world saw Italy overcome United States in four passionate sets, 3-1 (25-21, 21-25, 25-17, 25-23) at the Peace and Friendship Stadium.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference

Group B