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Olympic Games 2004 - Matches Info

19 August
Italy beat Australia 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-21) - duration 1:17
19-Aug, start time: 9:00, end time: 10:17 - Attendance: 2'950
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Italy run past Australia with ease
Olympic medal favourites Italy did not face any difficulties to skip past Australia in straight-sets at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Thursday.
Brazil beat Netherlands 3-1 (25-22, 24-26, 25-21, 25-19) - duration 1:53
19-Aug, start time: 11:00, end time: 12:53 - Attendance: 4'150
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Mighty Brazil maintain unbeaten record
Despite dropping a set, world champions Brazil held off a determined Netherlands side to record their third straight win of the Olympic tournament on Thursday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
France beat Poland 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-17) - duration 1:19
19-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:19 - Attendance: 5'230
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
France outclass Poland for first win
After defeats to Argentina and Serbia and Montenegro, world number four France collected their first win of the Olympic tournament with a classy straight sets win over Poland on Friday.
Serbia and Montenegro beat Tunisia 3-0 (25-16, 25-18, 25-21) - duration 1:10
19-Aug, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:10 - Attendance: 3'430
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Defending champs claim win No 2
Defending Olympic champions Serbia and Montenegro collected their second win from three matches with an accomplished straight sets victory on Thursday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
Argentina beat Greece 3-1 (16-25, 25-21, 25-22, 25-22) - duration 1:49
19-Aug, start time: 19:30, end time: 21:19 - Attendance: 9'403
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Argentina stall Greek dream to top Pool
Argentina spoilt the dreams of many in the Peace and Friendship Stadium when they came from behind to beat the hosts Greece in four sets and go to the top of Pool A with three wins from three matches.
Russia beat U.S.A. 3-1 (22-25, 25-20, 25-16, 25-23) - duration 1:51
19-Aug, start time: 21:45, end time: 23:36 - Attendance: 4'930
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Russia wins battle of the superpowers
Russia fought back from one set down to make a brilliant comeback and claim their second victory of the men's Olympic Volleyball competition after beating USA in four sets in Thursday's final match.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference

Group B