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Olympic Games 2004 - Matches Info

22 August
Germany beat Dominican Republic 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-21) - duration 1:17
22-Aug, start time: 9:00, end time: 10:17 - Attendance: 2'300
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Germany takes pole position for final Pool B quarterfinal spot
Germany easily swept past the Dominican Republic in straight sets to record their second victory of the Preliminary Round giving them the advantage in the race for the fourth and final quarterfinal spot in Pool B.
Japan beat Kenya 3-0 (25-8, 25-17, 25-14) - duration 1:09
22-Aug, start time: 11:00, end time: 12:09 - Attendance: 2'800
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Quarterfinal spot beckons for Japan
Japan moved to fourth spot in Pool A after a comfortable straight sets win over Kenya and depending on Greece's result against Italy they are likely to qualify as the fourth quarterfinalist.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
China beat Russia 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 28-26) - duration 1:20
22-Aug, start time: 14:00, end time: 15:20 - Attendance: 6'320
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
China sweep Russia to top Pool B
China sail to a surprisingly easy straight-sets win over Russia to confirm their position as winners of Pool B.
Italy beat Greece 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-22) - duration 1:14
22-Aug, start time: 16:00, end time: 17:14 - Attendance: 9'392
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Italy dash Greece's hopes with fourth victory
Greece's chance of claiming the fourth and final quarterfinal spot in Pool A were dashed when world number four Italy comprehensively beat them in straight sets on the final day of the Preliminary Round.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
 
Brazil beat Korea 3-0 (25-19, 25-18, 25-23) - duration 1:18
22-Aug, start time: 19:30, end time: 20:48 - Attendance: 8'020
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Brazil complete first phase unbeaten
World Grand Prix champions Brazil dominated Korea in all facets of play to record a straight sets victory maintaining their unbeaten record in the Preliminary Round and qualifying for the quarterfinals as the top seeds in Pool A.
U.S.A. beat Cuba 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-19) - duration 1:13
22-Aug, start time: 21:30, end time: 22:43 - Attendance: 7'540
City: Athens; Hall : Peace and Friendship Stadium
Determined USA grab great win over Cuba to qualify
The United States skipped past Cuba in straight sets to pip Germany for the final quarterfinal qualification spot in Pool B.
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference
> Match description  > Match statistics (P-2) - PDF
> Press conference

Group B