Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Sitting Volleyball Schedule & Fixture

Sitting volleyball at the Summer Paralympics was first held in 1976. The traditional form of standing volleyball for men was contested and sitting volleyball for men was a demonstration sport.

From 1980 through 2000, men’s standing and sitting events were contested. The women’s sitting volleyball event was introduced in the 2004 Paralympics.

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In 2016 in Rio Paralympics, the USA women won the event for the first time against China in the final. Both of these teams qualified again to be joined by six other national teams.

You knew that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 Paralympics resumed in 2021. This season will happen from 24th August to 5th September 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Sitting Volleyball Qualified Teams

Sitting volleyball
Sitting volleyball

There will be 16 teams (8 male, 8 female) to compete in the competition. Here is the qualified team’s pools table.

Men’s Sitting Volleyball Qualified Teams at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Pool APool B
Japan (Host)Iran
RussiaGermany
EgyptBrazil
Bosnia HerzegovinaChina

Women’s Sitting Volleyball Qualified Teams at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Pool APool B
Japan (Host)United States
ItalyRwanda
BrazilChina
CanadaRussia

Tokyo 2021 Paralympics: Sitting Volleyball Schedule & Fixture

The sitting volleyball competition at the Tokyo Paralympics will be started from 27th August to 5th September 2021 at Makuhari Messe. Here is the full schedule, fixture and calendar of this tournament.

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Full Schedule, Fixture & Calendar of Sitting Volleyball at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

Note: Japan Standard Time (JST)

27th August 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Japan vs Italy

27th August 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, Japan vs RPC*

27th August 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Brazil vs Canada 
  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, Egypt vs Bosnia Herzegovina

28th August 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, Islamic Rep. of Iran vs Germany

28th August 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, United States vs Rwanda

28th August 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, Brazil vs China
  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, China vs RPC*

29th August 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, RPC* vs Bosnia Herzegovina

29th August 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Italy vs Canada

29th August 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, Japan vs Egypt
  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Japan vs Brazil

30th August 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, Rwanda vs RPC*

30th August 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, Germany vs China

30th August 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, United States vs China
  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, Islamic Rep. of Iran vs Brazil

31st August 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, Egypt vs RPC*

31st August 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, Brazil vs Germany

31st August 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool B, China vs Islamic Rep. of Iran
  • Men’s Preliminaries Pool A, Bosnia Herzegovina vs Japan

1st September 2021: 10:00 – 11:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Brazil vs Italy

1st September 2021: 14:00 – 15:30

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, China vs Rwanda

1st September 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool B, RPC* vs United States
  • Women’s Preliminaries Pool A, Canada vs Japan

2nd September 2021: 13:30 – 17:00

  • Men’s 7-8 Classification
  • Men’s 5-6 Classification

2nd September 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Men’s Semifinals (2 matches)

3rd September 2021: 13:30 – 17:00

  • Women’s 7-8 Classification
  • Women’s 5-6 Classification

3rd September 2021: 18:30 – 22:00

  • Women’s Semifinals (2 matches)

4th September 2021: 14:00 – 22:00

  • Men’s Bronze Medal Match
  • Women’s Bronze Medal Match
  • Men’s Gold Medal Match
  • Men’s Victory Ceremony

5thSeptember 2021: 10:00 – 13:00

  • Women’s Gold Medal Match
  • Women’s Victory Ceremony

Sitting Volleyball Medal Table at Paralympic Games

RankNationGoldSilverBronze
1Iran620
2Germany433
3Netherlands331
4China310
5Israel310
6Bosnia and Herzegovina230
7United States121
8Poland022
9Norway011
10Slovakia011
11Sweden011
12Canada010
13Great Britain010
14Finland004
15Egypt002
16Brazil001
17Czechoslovakia001
18France001
19Russia001
20Ukraine001
21Yugoslavia001