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Beach Volleyball at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 9, 2008
Date Finished: August 22, 2008
Events: 2

Participants: 96 (48 men and 48 women) from 23 countries
Youngest Participant: CHN Xue Chen (19 years, 173 days)
Oldest Participant: ANG Emanuel Fernandes (41 years, 16 days)
Most Medals (Athlete): 12 athletes with 1 medal
Most Medals (Country): 3 countries with 2 medals


The 2008 beach volleyball was again conducted as a series of round-robin pools of four teams, qualifying teams for a single-elimination tournament. All matches were best of three sets, the first two sets to 21 and the final set to 15, all with rally scoring.