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Paul Sunderland

Full name: Paul Benedict Sunderland
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: March 29, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Volleyball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Paul Sunderland graduated from Loyola University in 1975 and was on the US national volleyball team from 1976-84. He competed at multiple internationals, including the 1975 Pan American Games, the 1977 World Cup, the 1978 World Championships and the 1981 Canada Cup. After the 1984 Olympics, in which the US team won the gold medal, Sunderland devoted himself to a broadcasting career in Southern California. He famously took over for long-term Los Angeles Laker announcer Chick Hearn, doing play-by-play for the Lakers from 2002-05. He has worked for Fox Sports Net, NBC, and several Southern California stations, calling several Olympic sports, beach volleyball at the Olympics, and the NBA on NBC.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Volleyball Men's Volleyball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Volleyball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #2 1 1984-07-29 USA 3, ARG 1 3
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #4 1 1984-07-31 USA 3, TUN 0 3
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1984-08-02 USA 3, KOR 0 3
1984 Summer 32 Los Angeles Volleyball United States USA Group A Match #10 2 1984-08-06 BRA 3, USA 0 0
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