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Elaina Oden

Full name: Elaina Joyce Oden
Gender: Female
Height: 6-0.5 (185 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: March 21, 1967 in Orange, California, United States
Affiliations: University of Pacific
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Related Olympians: Sister of Beverly Oden; Sister of Kim Oden.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Elaina Oden was a college volleyballer at the University of the Pacific, helping them win two NCAA titles. She was on the US national team from 1990-97 as a middle blocker. In addition to her two Olympic appearances, Oden appeared for the USA in 13 major international tournaments, also winning a gold medal at the 1995 FIVB World Grand Prix. After college, Oden played professionally in Italy with Fulgor Fidenza from 1992-94.

Oden later became a volleyball coach, starting as an assistant at Notre Dame and then Indiana University. She has also coached boys and girls on various club and high school teams. Oden came from a volleyball family. Her sister [Kim Oden] played for the USA at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, while another sister, [Beverly Oden], played alongside Elaina on the 1992 and 1996 Olympic teams.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball Women's Volleyball United States USA 7

Women's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW IP SO
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1992-08-07 USA 3, BRA 0 3
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 2 1992-08-06 CUB 3, USA 2 2
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1992-08-04 USA 3, NED 1 3
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #2 2 1992-07-29 JPN 3, USA 2 2
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1992-07-31 USA 3, EUN 2 3
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1992-08-02 USA 3, ESP 0 3
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Final Round Match 7/8 1 1996-08-01 USA 3, GER 1 3 6 7
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #3 2 1996-07-30 CUB 3, USA 0 0 3 6
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Classification Round 5-8 Match #2 2 1996-07-31 KOR 3, USA 0 0 6 11
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1996-07-20 USA 3, UKR 0 3 3 6
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1996-07-22 USA 3, NED 1 3 11 10
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #8 2 1996-07-24 CHN 3, USA 1 1 6 17
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1996-07-26 USA 3, JPN 0 3 6 10
1996 Summer 29 Atlanta Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #14 1 1996-07-28 USA 3, KOR 1 3 7 15
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