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John Alstrom

Full name: John Kirby Alstrom
Gender: Male
Height: 6-5.5 (198 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: March 29, 1942 in Fresno, California, United States
Affiliations: Outrigger Canoe Club, Honolulu (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Biography

John Alstrom played for the Fresno Volleyball Club in 1967 leading them to the US Volleyball National Championship. In 1968 Alstrom won an AAU title with the Outrigger Canoe Club. In 1969 he won the US Volleyball National Championship with the Los Angeles YMCA, while in 1970 he was second with the Balboa Bay Club. Alstrom was a gold medalist at the 1967 Pan American Games prior to playing for the US at the 1968 Olympics. He played in the professional International Volleyball Association, with the Los Angeles Stars, helping them win the league’s first title. He later played in masters volleyball leagues. Alstrom was honored by USA Volleyball with its All-Time Great Player Award. He is a member of the Fresno High School Wall of Champions, the Central Valley YMCA Hall of Fame, the BYU Volleyball Hall of Fame, and the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball Men's Volleyball United States USA 7

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #5 1 1968-10-13 USA 3, URS 2 3 7,0 13,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #6 2 1968-10-16 TCH 3, USA 1 1 5,0 5,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #15 1 1968-10-17 USA 3, BRA 0 3 7,0 4,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #19 2 1968-10-19 BUL 3, USA 2 2 3,5 3,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #25 2 1968-10-20 POL 3, USA 0 0 1,0 3,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #28 2 1968-10-21 GDR 3, USA 0 0 1,0 4,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #32 2 1968-10-23 JPN 3, USA 0 0 0,0 4,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #37 1 1968-10-23 USA 3, MEX 1 3 0,0 0,0
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Volleyball United States USA Round-Robin Match #44 1 1968-10-25 USA 3, BEL 0 3 3,5 6,0
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