Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics
|Facts - Women's Volleyball - Beijing 2008|
|Venue: Capital Indoor Stadium|
|Participants: 12 teams participated in the event.|
|Schedule: The final took place on Saturday, August 23, 2008 and competitions began on Saturday, August 9, 2008.|
|Format: The format for the volleyball tournament included a preliminary group stage followed by quarterfinals, semifinals and finals. In the preliminary phase the 12 participating teams were split into two pools of six in a round robin format with each team playing every other team in their group. The top four teams in each pool advanced to the quarterfinals. Each match was the best of five sets. Sets one to four were up to 25 points and set five was up to 15 points, with all sets requiring a two point advantage to win.
|This information about Women's Volleyball - Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database|