Volleyball is one of the most common sports on the planet. According to numerous ratings, one of the varieties of this game – beach volleyball, is the second most popular sport in the world after the king of sports (but this is a rather controversial statement, so let’s not focus on it). Volleyball has earned such popularity due to the exciting gameplay and low-cost requirements for material and technical base. Initially, volleyball was called “Minton”, but later it was decided to replace the name of the game with a more harmonious name. In volleyball there are many records, achievements and interesting facts, which we present to your attention.
MOST large number of spectators at the match
The record number of spectators at the volleyball match was registered in 1983 at a friendly match between the national teams of the USSR and Brazil. Continue reading
Volleyball is a popular sport. Spread due to the dynamic gameplay and affordable material and technical base. Many interesting facts about volleyball will expand knowledge of the game and take a fresh look at it.
Initially, the usual volleyball was called the Minton. He appeared 122 years ago and won the love of over a billion fans. The founder of the game is considered a gymnastics teacher from a college located in the American town of Holyoke, William Morgan.
Volleyball was originally called Minton. Volleyball was originally called Minton.
In 1895, he came up with the idea of throwing the ball through a tennis net hung almost at a height of two meters. Continue reading