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Volleyball at the 1992 Barcelona Summer Games

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Host City: Barcelona, Spain
Date Started: July 26, 1992
Date Finished: August 9, 1992
Events: 2

Participants: 231 (142 men and 89 women) from 13 countries
Youngest Participant: EUN Yevgeniya Artamonova-Estes (17 years, 13 days)
Oldest Participant: USA Steve Timmons (33 years, 240 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 66 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): USA United States (2 medals)


One rules change occurred shortly prior to the 1992 Olympics. The fifth set was now conducted with rally scoring, meaning that teams could score points even if they were not serving. Previously, points were scored only by the serving team. In 1990, the Fédération Internationale de Volleyball (FIVB) introduced the annual World League Championships, which brought together most of the best teams in the world in a series of international matches.