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Volleyball at the 1972 München Summer Games

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Host City: München, West Germany
Date Started: August 27, 1972
Date Finished: September 9, 1972
Events: 2

Participants: 231 (140 men and 91 women) from 14 countries
Youngest Participant: KOR Gang Man-Su (17 years, 4 days)
Oldest Participant: URS Yuriy Poiarkov (35 years, 199 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 71 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): URS Soviet Union and JPN Japan (2 medals)

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There were two minor rules changes in 1972. The weight of the ball was now regulated and restricted to balls weighing between 260-280 grams. Antennas were also placed on the net edges to assist the referees.