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Olympic Games 2004 - Matches Info

18 August
Dominican Republic beat U.S.A. 3-2 (26-24, 22-25, 27-25, 23-25, 19-17) - duration 2:24
18-Aug, start time: 9:00, end time: 11:24 - Attendance: 750
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
USA suffers shock-defeat at the hands of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic stuns the United States by beating the world number one in five-sets, 3-2 (26-24, 22-25, 27-25, 23-25, 19-17) at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Wednesday.
Korea beat Kenya 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-19) - duration 1:16
18-Aug, start time: 11:50, end time: 13:06 - Attendance: 750
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Korea runs past Kenya
Ranked 12 places higher on the world rankings it was no surprise to see Korea dominate Kenya and comfortably collect a straight sets (25-16, 25-20, 25-19) victory at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Wednesday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
Cuba beat China 3-2 (25-19, 22-25, 15-25, 25-21, 15-13) - duration 2:03
18-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 16:03 - Attendance: 4'300
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Cuba hands China first defeat in Pool B
Defending Olympic champions Cuba completed their third five set match and their second victory after beating China, 3-2 (25-19, 22-25, 15-25, 25-21, 15-13) in another classic encounter at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Wednesday.
Japan beat Greece 3-1 (25-10, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22) - duration 1:42
18-Aug, start time: 16:35, end time: 18:17 - Attendance: 5'850
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Japan spoil Greek dream in collecting first win
Japan lifted themselves off the bottom of Pool A and made a big step towards the quarterfinals after beating Greece in four sets, 3-1 (25-10, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22) at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Wednesday.
the quarterfinals after beating Greece in four sets, 3-1 (25-10, 20-25, 25-21, 25-22) at the Peace and Friendship Stadium on Wednesday.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
Russia beat Germany 3-0 (31-29, 25-11, 25-18) - duration 1:24
18-Aug, start time: 19:30, end time: 20:54 - Attendance: 5'300
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Russia hit their straps in straight-sets win over Germany
Sydney 2000 silver medalists Russia jumped to the top of Pool B on Set Ratio with an efficient straight sets win over Germany.
Brazil beat Italy 3-2 (19-25, 25-13, 22-25, 25-16, 15-13) - duration 1:47
18-Aug, start time: 21:30, end time: 23:17 - Attendance: 5'300
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Brazil go clear in Pool A
World Grand Prix champions Brazil followed in the footsteps of their men's team and repeated their victory in August's Grand Prix final by beating Italy on Wednesday in an exhilarating come-from-behind five set thriller.

> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference

Group B