A great success for Polish volleyball. Polish volleyball players will go to the Olympics in Paris for the fourth time in history! In the decisive match of the qualifying tournament in Lodz, Poland, the Polish team defeated the Italian team and advanced to next year’s Olympic Games for the first time in 15 years.
Polish fans have been waiting 15 years for this news. Polish volleyball players will go to the Olympic Games for the first time since 2008. This will be the fourth time in history that Polish volleyball players will take part in the Olympics. They debuted in 1964 in Tokyo. They then won the bronze medal. In 1968, they went to Mexico and defended the bronze medal. The last time they attended the Olympics was in 2008 in Beijing.
The Polish women won a place in the Olympics in the qualifying tournament, defeating the Italians in the decisive match 3:1 (15:25, 26:24, 25:23, 25:21). This news is another success of the women’s team, which two months ago won its first Nations League medal in history, winning bronze.